Dr Sreeradha Datta is Senior Fellow, Vivekananda International Foundation. Formerly director, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata during September 2011-August 2017. Her research focus continues to be on regional organisations, and issues concerning borders, migrations, waters across the South Asian and South East Asian neighborhood. Her publications include six books and monographs, namely, Caretaking Democracy: Political Process in Bangladesh, 2006-08, Bangladesh: A Fragile Democracy, The Northeast Complexities and its Determinants, including co- edited volumes on Changing Security Dynamics in South East Asia, Political Economy of India’s North East Borders and two monographs; The Changing Narrative: India’s Borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar; Drug Menace in South Asia: Pakistan connections. These apart, she has published over 100 articles in journals, edited volumes, newspapers, and academic websites including chapter in Reinvigorating BIMSTEC: An Industry Vision for the next Decade (FICCI).

Contributions 
Maldives: Triumph for Democracy Elections have a way to spring surprises. The recently held Presidential elections on 23 September, 2018, in Maldives will go down in history as one that not only sprang a major surprise but also one that ushered in an epic upset, that has potential ...

Bangladesh's quest for Sufi and Liberal Space Sufis are accepted as a moderate strain of Islam and often being described as the ‘Mystic Muslim’ too. Historian Richard Eaton has identified several strands and references to Sufis and Pirs during 16th Century in the documented Musli...

BIMSTEC: Poised to make Progress? India’s commitment towards establishing regional connectivity has been reiterated once again at the Bay of Bengal initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) Summit held at Kathmandu on August 30-31, 2018. According ...

The First Nepal-India Think Tank Summit The large turnout at the first India Nepal Think tank Summit held in Kathmandu on 31 July 2018 was a reflection of the deep interest people of Nepal cherish about India. While the numbers did thin a bit towards the end but the constant interactions t...

Bangladesh: Demand for Elections under Caretaker Government Election times are quintessentially interesting, more so when some of the South Asian countries are involved. The element of unpredictability and host of other varied considerations surrounding any election in the region, makes these events an analys...

Contact Us