ISSSP Conference: Armed Conflict, Peace Audit & Early Warning

Armed Conflict, Peace Audit & Early Warning


Decennial Review 2016


09 June 2016Thursday



0930-1000 hrs: Inaugural


Prof Rajaram Nagappa, Prof Baldev Raj &

Pankaj Madan (KAS Representative)


1000-1100 hrs: Jammu and Kashmir


Conflict, Peace and Transformation in J&K: The Last Ten Years

Dr. Kavita Suri, University of Jammu


The Early Warning in Jammu & Kashmir: Peace Process facing rough weather?

Dr. Ashok Bhan, Director General of Police, J&K. retd


1100-1130 hrs: Tea


1130-1300 hrs: India’s Northeast


Conflict Transformation in India’s Northeast

Pradip Phanjoubam, Editor, Imphal Free Press


Peace Processes in India’s Northeast

Dr. Haans J Freddy, Madras Christian College, Chennai


Conflict & Peace in India’s Northeast: The Next Decade

Wasbir Hussain & Arunav Goswami, Centre for Development and Peace Studies Guwahati



1400-1500 hrs: The Naxal Conflict


Naxal Conflict: A Profile of Naxal Spread, Ideology, Leaders and Movement

Dr. Bibhu Prasad Routray, Director, Mantraya, Goa


Naxal Conflict: A Critique of State’s Response

Dr. Anshuman Behera, NIAS


1500-1530 hrs: Tea


1530-1630 hrs: Pakistan & Afghanistan


Taliban, War on Terrorism and the Democratic Governments: Afghanistan in the last Ten Years

Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Delhi


Conflict Transformation in Pakistan: From Ethnic to Sectarian?

Prof. D. Suba Chandran, NIAS



10 June 2016Friday


0930-1100 hrs: Sri Lanka, Maldives & Bangladesh


Conflict Transformation in Sri Lanka

Dr. N Manoharan, Christ University


Early Warning: Threat of Radicalism in the Maldives

Dr. M Mayilvaganan, NIAS


Early Warning: Threat of Radicalism in Bangladesh

Aparupa Bhattacharjee


1100 –1130 hrs: Tea


1130-1300 hrs: Nepal & Myanmar


Maoists, Constitution and Conflict in Nepal

Nishchalnath Pandey & Dipika Dhakal,

Centre for South Asian Studies, Kathmandu


Madhesis, Constitution and Conflict in Nepal

Sohan Sha, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


Democracy, Conflict & Transition in Myanmar

Dr. Bibhu Prasad Routray, Director, Mantraya, Goa


1400-1500 hrs: Looking Ahead: Special Essays


Sources of Future Threats in South Asia

Prof Narendra Pani, NIAS


Media and Conflict: Breaking the Symbiotic Relationship

in South Asia

Dr. Srinivasan Ramani, The Hindu, Chennai


1500-1530 hrs: Tea


1530-1700 hrs: Concluding Session


Peace & Conflict: Towards Mapping and Networking (An interaction with Prof  S. Chandrashekhar)

Remarks by External Discussant

Dr. Christian Wagner, German Institute for International and Security Affairs)


Vote of Thanks

Prof. D. Suba Chandran &  Pankaj Madan, KAS, New Delhi


Please see the enclosed announcement handout.

Thursday, June 9, 2016 to Friday, June 10, 2016