Dr. Sreeradha Datta is Centre Head & Senior Fellow, Neighbourhood Studies, Vivekananda International Foundation. With a PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, her research focus is on India’s foreign policy, with emphasis on relations with India’s neighbourhood and South Asian regional security. Formerly, director, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata, she has also been a Fellow with Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi.

Her publications include books, Caretaking Democracy: Political Process in Bangladesh, 2006-08, Bangladesh: A Fragile Democracy, The Northeast Complexities and its Determinants, Changing Dynamics in Southeast Asia, Drug menace in South Asia: Pakistan connections, an Occasional Paper, and co-edited volumes on Political Economy of India's North-East Border, Changing Security Dynamics in South East Asia besides, over 100 articles in journals, edited volumes and newspaper and academic websites.

Amongst other distinctions, she has been recipient of international fellowships including at German Institute of Global Affairs, Distinguished Indian Scholar Series University of Taiwan, International Leadership Visitors Programme, at USA, awarded the Shelton Kodikara Award for South Asian Strategic Studies.

Contributions 
Sri Lanka Presidential Elections: Reinforcement of Security Concerns As the latest election in Sri Lanka results reveal, issues of national security continues to be predominant for this island’s population. More generic issues of social welfare, gender sensitivity and local development did not find the similar reson...

Rohingya Refugee Children : Que Sara Sara? A recent visit to a Rohingya camp near Cox bazar at Samlapore in Bangladesh revealed a reality that had been known about but not quite understood nor realised its full implications till the prevailing conditions for were seen. As is well documen...

India-Bangladesh: Moving beyond the Bilateral What does it take for a bilateral relation to cross the Rubicon? As recent developments were unfolding, if any two neighbours in South Asia were capable of making the turnaround it was presumed India and Bangladesh could and would. And given the ong...

मोदी का दूसरा कार्यकाल: ‘नेबरहुड फर्स्ट’ पर अमल भारत के आम चुनावों पर अन्य लोगों के साथ ही पड़ोसियों का भी भरपूर ध्यान रहा। कई को चुनावी कवायद के ...

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