Course Scholars

Avishka Ashok

Avishka Ashok is a Research Assistant with the Science Diplomacy Programme in the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. In the Science Diplomacy Programme, she is currently working on coordinating the activities of the programme, compiling and creating databases for the programme.

 

Her research focuses on border conflicts, ethnic conflicts and other conflicts in Latin America and women’s issues, Feminism and Gender issues in East Asia. She has completed her Masters in International Studies and History from Christ (Deemed to be) University, Bangalore and holds a bachelors degree in Political Science from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

GP Commentaries

NIAS GP Debate on Quad

Despite the economic challenges, there are opportunities for Quad

March 2021 | CWA # 449

Avishka Ashok

Abortions, Legislations and Gender Protests

In Argentina, an extraordinarily progressive law on abortion brings the Conservatives to protest

February 2021 | CWA # 433

Avishka Ashok

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GP Insights

Japan: The US fortifies alliance in the Indo-Pacific

April 2021 | GP Insights # 505

Avishka Ashok

North Korea: New missile tests make a statement to the US

March 2021 | GP Insights # 493

Avishka Ashok

Japan and South Korea: The US returns to East Asia

March 2021 | GP Insights # 487

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Other Scholars

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Aparupa Bhattacharjee is currently pursuing her PhD at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore.  Her research is focussed on Southeast Asia, primarily Myanmar, Thailand, and Malaysia. In particular, she studies politics, conflicts...

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Harini Madhusudan

Harini Madhusudan is currently a PhD scholar, at the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP), School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. She is working a project on Pakistan Research. Her areas of research include Outer Space Law...

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Rashmi Ramesh

Rashmi Ramesh is currently pursuing PhD at the National Institute of Advanced Studies. Rashmi completed her BA in Economics, Political Science and Sociology from Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. She holds a Masters Degree in Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal Academy of Higher...

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Sukanya Bali

Sukanya Bali is currently a Research Consultant at the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP), School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. Her area of research includes Violence and Conflict in South Asia, and China's Soft-power...

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Abigail Miriam Fernandez

Abigail is currently pursuing Masters in the Department of International Studies in Stella Maris College, Chennai. Her areas of interests are peace and conflict management in the MENA region and Latin America, SDG’s role in climate change, maritime issues in particular to the emerging importance...

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Apoorva Sudhakar

Apoorva Sudhakar is a Research Assistant at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies. Her areas of interest include peace and conflict in South Asia and Africa, climate change and human-wildlife conflict.  Apoorva has completed her Masters degree...

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Lokendra Sharma

Lokendra Sharma is currently a PhD scholar at the School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), IISc Campus, Bengaluru. He has a Masters degree in International Relations from the MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has...

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Akriti Sharma

Akriti Sharma is currently a PhD scholar, at the Science Diplomacy Programme, School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. She holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Political Science from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Her research interests...

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Joeana Cera Matthews

Joeana Cera Matthews is currently pursuing her Masters at the Department of International Relations in Maharaja’s College, University of Mysore. Her research interests include the refugee crises in the Middle East, human rights violations during war as well as unrecognized nations. Currently,...

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Udbhav Krishna P

Udbhav is currently pursuing Masters in International Studies from the Department of International Studies, Political Science and History, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru. His areas of interests include the Middle East, Nuclear and Weapons Technologies, Security Studies, Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism,...

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