Course Scholars

Sandeep Ganesh

Sandeep Ganesh M is currently a Research Assistant in the Global Politics Course, at the school of Conflict and Security studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies. He holds a degree in Economics, Political Science and Sociology from St. Joseph’s College (St. Joseph’s University) Bangalore. Part of NIAS team of Pakistan Reader. As part of his research, he looks at issues relating to gender.

Other Scholars

Harini Madhusudan

Harini Madhusudan is a doctoral scholar with the School of Conflict and Security Studies, NIAS. Her thesis looks at Militarisation in Outer Space, which draws from a combination of disciplines of International Law, Security Studies, International Relations, and Outer Space as a domain. She is looking...

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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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Akriti Sharma

Akriti Sharma is a doctoral scholar at the Science, Technology and International Relations Programme, National Institute of Advanced Studies. She has completed her Bachelors in Political Science and Masters in Political Science from the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. She is also the recipient of...

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Apoorva Sudhakar

Apoorva Sudhakar is a Research Associate at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies. Her areas of interest include ethnic conflicts, civil-military relations and political developments in Africa. Apoorva has completed her Masters degree in...

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Abigail Miriam Fernandez

Abigail Miriam Fernandez Research Associate at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies. Her areas of interest include peace and conflict in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Caucasus. As a part of her research focus at 'Pakistan Reader'...

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Avishka Ashok

Avishka Ashok is a Research Associate with the Science, Technology and International Relations (STIR) Programme in the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. In the STIR Programme, she is currently coordinating the activities of the China Reader...

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Padmashree Anandhan

Padmashree Anandhan is currently a project associate at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore. Her research for the NIAS Europe Studies under the Area Studies initiative focuses on protest movements, conflicts, energy, economic, migration...

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Joel Jacob

Joel Jacob is a Research Assistant in the Global Politics Course, at the school of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies. She works with the Pakistan Reader and STIR Fortnightly at the Science, Technology, and International Relations Programme, NIAS. Her areas of interest...

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Anu Maria

Anu Maria Joseph is a Research Assistant in School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. She holds masters in Political Science from Madras Christian College, Chennai. As part of NIAS Africa Studies, she looks into internal politics, external relations,...

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Sai Pranav

Mr. Pranav is a Research Assistant at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore. As a part of the NIAS Europe Studies under the Area studies program, he looks into issues relating to energy and border conflicts. He also follows developments...

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Sethuraman Nadarajan

Sethuraman Nadarajan is a Research Intern with the Science, Technology, and International Relations (STIR) Programme in the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. In the STIR Programme, he is currently coordinating the activities of the...

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Bhoomika Sesharaj

Bhoomika Sesharaj is a Research Intern with the Global Politics Course, in the Programme of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. Under the programme, she is currently coordinating the activities of the Pakistan Reader Area Studies Initiative.  Her...

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Madhura Mahesh

Madhura S Mahesh is a Research Intern in the Global Politics Course at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advance Studies, Bangalore. She is currently working under the Europe Studies Programme under the Area Studies initiative. Her areas of interest include the...

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Farhan Hussain

Farhan Hussain is a Research Intern with the Global Politics Course, in the Programme of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. Under the program, he is currently involved in the activities of the China Reader Area Studies Initiative. His areas of interest...

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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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Sourina Bej

Sourina Bej is a doctoral candidate in the Department of South Asian Studies at the University of Bonn. She has received the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung European International Cooperation (KAS-EIZ) scholarship for her doctoral study on climate migration, sustainability, and resilience among the rural...

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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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