IPRI Workshops/Events

9 July 2021
IPRI Discussions on Contemporary Conflicts

Ethiopia, Tigray and Africa: Between a Civil War, Famine and a Regional Crisis

Ethiopia's Tigray problem
Africa's Ethiopia problem
Everyone's problem in Ethiopia: The impending famine in Tigray
Too little, too late: Ethiopia's international problem

Speakers:  Apoorva Sudhakar, Dr Sankalp Gurjar, Abigail Miriam Fernandez, and Anu Maria Joseph


7 June 2021
Myanmar: General Hlaing is not falling down

Global Politics, Young Voices

by Aparupa Bhattacherjee,
PhD Scholar, NIAS

COVID-19 and turmoil in South America
by Vishnu Prasad,
Student, Department of History and International Relations, CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

The journey to carbon neutrality
by Keerthana Nambiar,
Student, Department of International Relations, University of Mysore


13 May 2021
IPRI LECTURES ON CONTEMPORARY CONFLICTS

Jerusalem: Violence, Actors and Issues

Speaker: Dr Stanly Johny


Stanly Johny is the International Affairs Editor at The Hindu. He has a  PhD in international relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Organized by
NIAS-IPRI Course on Contemporary Peace Processes, Thinkers and Theories


Source: BBC
21 April 2021

Contemporary Sri Lanka: Two years after the Easter Sunday attacks; 50 years of the JVP

Panel: Prof Ajay Darshan Behera, Mr N Sathiyamoorthi, Dr Nanda Kishor, and Dr LaToya Waha

Organised by NIAS-IPRI, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations (Manipal Academy of Higher Education) and Department of International Relations (Mysore University)


21 April 2021

Book Discussion: Sri Lanka's geopolitical challenges: Conundrum of an Island

Panel: Prof Asanga Abeyagoonasekara, Dr N Manoharan, Dr Anand V and Ms Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Organised by NIAS-IPRI, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations (Manipal Academy of Higher Education) and Department of International Relations (Mysore University)


15 April 2021
IPRI LECTURES ON CONTEMPORARY CONFLICTS

Afghanistan: a disrupted state in limbo

Speaker: Prof Amin Saikal 

Amin Saikal, AM, FASSA is Adjunct Professor of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia, and former Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (the Middle East and Central Asia) at the Australian National University. 


13 April 2021
IPRI LECTURES ON CONTEMPORARY CONFLICTS

State of Maoist Insurgency

Speaker: Dr Srinivasan Ramani

Dr Srinivasan Ramani is the Associate Editor at The Hindu. He has a  PhD in comparative politics and political theory from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. 

Organized by
NIAS-IPRI Course on Contemporary Peace Processes, Thinkers and Theories


8 April 2021
LAUNCH OF A NEW SERIES

Conflict Weekly: An initiative by NIAS-IPRI & KAS-India Office

Welcome & Introduction by Prof D Suba Chandran and Mr Pankaj Madan

Launch of the new NIAS-IPRI-KAS Conflict Weekly series by Prof Shailesh Nayak and Mr Peter Rimmele
Remarks by Dr Mallika Joseph, Dr Sankalp Gurjar, Dr Teshu Singh, Ms Sourina Bej, Ms Poornima Balasubramaniam and Ms Lakshmi V Menon

Vote of Thanks by Simran Dhingra & Apoorva Sudhakar 


3 April 2021
IPRI LECTURES ON CONTEMPORARY CONFLICTS

Sri Lanka: After UNHRC resolution 2021

Speaker: Dr N Manoharan

Dr N Manoharan is an Associate Professor at the Department of International Studies and History, CHRIST (Deemed to be University). He specialises in Sri Lanka; some of his works include the following: Counterterrorism Legislation in Sri Lanka: Evaluating Efficacy; Democratic Dilemma: Ethnic Violence and Human Rights in Sri Lanka; and India-Sri Lanka Fishermen Issue: Seeking Solutions.

Organized by
NIAS-IPRI Course on Contemporary Peace Processes, Thinkers and Theories
 


31 March 2021
IPRI LECTURES ON CONTEMPORARY CONFLICTS

Ten years of civil war in Syria

Lecture by Dr Stanly Johny


Stanly Johny is the International Affairs Editor at The Hindu. He has a  PhD in international relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. 


27 March 2021

Fukushima: Ten Years Later

Young Scholars' Debate on Fukushima disaster

"Fukushima and the nuclear dream: Descension or interregnum?" by Lokendra Sharma (PhD Scholar, NIAS)

"Is nuclear energy a clean energy? The Gordian Knot of nuclear energy and disasters" by Urmila Narzary (Christ Deemed to be University)

"A decade after Fukushima Daiichi, what Japan has to offer?" by Chetna Vinay Bhora (Madras University, Chennai)

"Mobilizing Mothers and Feminist movement: The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Catastrophe and Environmental Activism" by Tamanna Khosla (Independent Scholar, New Delhi)

 


27 March 2021

Fukushima: Ten Years Later (Panel Discussion)

Experts' Panel on Nuclear Energy and Security

"The idea of Nuclear Energy" by Prof VS Ramamurthy
"The question of Nuclear Safety" by Dr LV Krishnan
"The future of Nuclear Energy" by Prof R Srikanth

Source: dw.com
27 February 2021
IPRI YOUNG SCHOLARS WORKSHOP

Causes, Courses and Consequences of Coup

By Jeshil Samuel on Iran
By Dincy Adlakha on Egypt
By Aishwariya Arakal on Sudan
By Mohammad Aseel Umer on Burkina Faso
By Poornima Balasubramanian on Mali
By Chetna Vinay Bhora on Venezuela
By Avishka Ashok on Bolivia
By Anju C Joseph on the Philippines

Organized by
NIAS-IPRI Course on Contemporary Peace Processes, Thinkers and Theories
 


15 February 2021

The War in Yemen: Domestic Issues, External Actors and Regional Stability

IPRI Young Scholars Workshop

"The War in Yemen and the External Powers"
By Sankalp Gurjar

"The dynamics of domestic politics in Yemen"
By Jeshil Samuel

"Yemen's cascading humanitarian crisis: A countdown to a devastating famine"
By Rashmi BR


Source: bbc.com
8 February 2021

Gender protests against the abortion laws in Honduras, Argentina, Poland and Thailand

IPRI Young Scholars Workshop

By Abigail Fernandez, Avishka Ashok, Harini Madhusudan, and Sukanya Bali 


Source: aljazeera.com
27 June 2020

Black Lives Matter Protests

IPRI Young Scholars Workshop

By Abigail Miriam Fernandez, Rashmi Ramesh, Harini Madhusudan & Sourina Bej
 
Moderated by  
Padmashree A 

Source: bbc.com
6 June 2020

India – China Border Conflict

IPRI Young Scholars Workshop

By Padmashree A, Aarathi Srinivasan, Harini Sha

Moderated by
Sukanya Bali 


Source: nytimes.com
30 May 2020

Hong Kong Protests: Five Factors in Perspective

IPRI Young Scholars Workshop

 By Padmashree A, Harini Sha, Aarathi Srinivasan, Abigail Fernandez, Sukanya Bali. 

Moderated by
Sourina Bej

 

9 May 2020

Sri Lanka: One Year after the Easter Sunday Attacks

Speakers:
Dr G Gladston Xavier, Dr La Toya Waha, Asanga Abeyagoonasekera, Dr Mallika Joseph, Visaka Dharmadasa, Prof D Suba Chandran

Discussants:
Ruwanthi Jayasekara, Natasha Fernando, Aparupa Bhattacherjee, Chavindi Weerawansha, Sanduni Atapattu, Chrishari de Alwis Gunasekare.
 


13 December 2019

Peace Innovation and Peace Start Ups: An interaction with young scholars across South Asia

National Institute of Advanced Studies

December 2019 

Organised by NIAS IPRI in collaboration with Pondicherry Univeristy, Jain(Deemed to be University), Christ(Deemed to be University), Maharaja's College, Mysore University and St. Joseph's College.


30 November 2019

Inauguration of Young IPRI

UMISARC, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

November 2019

Organised by NIAS IPRI and KAS in collaboration with Centre for Maritime Studies, Pondicherry University. 


30 November 2019

Youth and Peace Start Ups: An Action Plan for Peace: National and Sub-Regional Perspectives

UMISARC, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

November 2019

Organised by NIAS IPRI and KAS in collaboration with Centre for Maritime Studies, Pondicherry University 


28 November 2019

Armed Conflicts and Peace Processes, Authors Workshop

UMISARC, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

November 2019

Organised by NIAS IPRI and KAS in collaboration with Centre for Maritime Studies, Pondicherry University.


1 December 2018

Armed Conflicts and Peace Processes, Young Scholars Workshop

Christ Deemed to be University

December 2018

Organised by NIAS IPRI and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in collaboration with the Department of International Studies, Christ Deemed to be University


2 July 2018

Armed Conflicts and Peace Processes, Authors Workshop

Stella Maris College, Chennai

July 2018

Organised by NIAS IPRI and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung 


1 July 2018

Capacity Building Workshop on Armed Conflicts and Peace Processes

Stella Maris College, Chennai

July 2018

Organised by IPRI NIAS in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Department of International Studies, Stella Maris College