Research Fellow for Short Term Project on Climate Change and Climate Refugees


Jayashri Ramesh
“Believing welfare comes from both the bottom-up and the top-down approach drives Jayashri Ramesh Sundaram to work on the ground capturing the pulse amongst the people and at the same settle inside a library studying scholarly works. Her research specializes in the area of refugees who are in most countries, not the beneficiaries of basic welfare policies on the grounds of their statelessness. Jayashri has a bachelor’s in Journalism from M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women, Madras University and a Master’s in International Relations from S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore.” She has contributed research and short pieces for The Bastion, The Peninsula Foundation and The Centre for Public Policy.

Vani Manoraj
She is an Advocate (India) with an interest in International and Human rights law. She is the founder of Manoraj Foundation and volunteers with various NGO’s on human rights issues. She briefly worked with the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals and Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). She obtained her Master of Laws degree from King’s College London (2018) and Bachelor of Laws degree from University of Mumbai (2017).  

Tusha Singh
She is a Research Scholar pursuing her doctorate from Delhi University. She is associated with National Law University, Delhi for an ICSSR project on Hate Crimes. She has mostly been associated in research themes related to Human Rights and Criminal Law. She obtained her master’s degree from National Law University, Delhi (2018) and bachelors degree from Indraprastha University, Delhi (2017).

Md. Hasibul Islam
He is  a Law graduate from East West University, Bangladesh and at present student of Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has done his undergraduate thesis on the issues of Rohingya Influx in Bangladesh, and the consequential environmental degradation causing from the same, which was later titled “The Legal Obligations of Bangladesh Government and the International Community to address the Environmental Degradations caused by the Rohingya Influx”. Sustainable development goals, climate change, the protection of rights to privacy in the digital age are the key concerns of my present research work.  

Geetanjali Bisht
She is currently pursuing LL.M. in Law and Development at Azim Premji University, Bangalore and holds a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) degree from Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University, Visakhapatnam. At present, She is engaged in a project on ‘Climate Action and Mobility in Bangalore’ and ‘Climate Change Refugees’.She is an international law enthusiast with a special interest in climate change, refugee law and transitional justice.”  

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