Course Scholars

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 and Policy, Violence and Conflict in the Af-Pak, US-China Trade, East Asia, and Science Diplomacy. 

She is currently working on an essay on “Peace Processes in Afghanistan” to be published in an edited volume.

Harini has a post-graduate degree from the Department of International Studies,  Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru. For her degree, she worked on a dissertation titled, “Outer Space and Conflict in the 21st Century.”  

Outside research, Harini has a passion for photography, videography, and baking!

She can be contacted at harinimadhusudan@gmail.com

Research Activities

24 November 2018
Commentary

The Importance of a Space Force
Harini Madhusudan
Geo Politics, October 2018


1 April 2018
Dissertation

Outer Space and Conflict in the 21st Century
Harini Madhusudan
Department of International Studies and History, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore


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GP Commentaries

Politics over Rare Earths

The Greenland election result is all about eco-geopolitics, and growing Chinese interests

April 2021 | CWA # 459

Harini Madhusudan

Abortions, Legislations and Gender Protests

In Poland, the protests against the abortion law feed into anti-government sentiments

February 2021 | CWA # 432

Harini Madhusudan

Conflict Reader

Brexit: A year of the UK-EU transition talks and finally, a DealĀ 

December 2020 | CWA # 404

Harini Madhusudan

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GP Insights

Russia: Putin draws redlines against the West, but withdraws troops from the Ukraine border

April 2021 | GP Insights # 507

Harini Madhusudan

Greenland: Opposition's electoral victory will affect the rare earth mining

April 2021 | GP Insights # 498

Harini Madhusudan

UK: Defence and Foreign policy review indicates an expansion in strategy

March 2021 | GP Insights # 488

Harini Madhusudan

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