Swarati Sabhapandit | Department of International Relations and Governance Studies


Doctoral Student
Department of International Relations and Governance Studies
School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS)
Shiv Nadar University
Profile Summary 

Swarati Sabhapandit's doctoral research looks at examining populism as a global phenomenon and the rise of populist discourses in contemporary India. Through the investigation of the existing literature and the new faces of populist politics in the 21st century, she aims to lay the groundwork towards theorizing populism in the Global South. Her wider academic interests include migration and identity politics in South Asia, Historical International Relations, gender, and Conflict Studies. She is currently pursuing her doctoral coursework.

Educational Qualifications 
BA (Hons) Political Science
University of Delhi
MA Conflict Analysis and Peace Building
Jamia Millia Islamia
Work Experience 
Research Analyst,
Project title: Populist Discourses on COVID-19 in the Global South (POP-DISC), University of Freiburg,
Programme Executive,
Project title: Global Ambassadors for Peace through Tourism, an initiative of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) and En- Suite Tourism,
Teaching & Research Interests: 

1. Currently TA-ing in Global History and International Relations, Monsoon 2021

2. Previously TA-ed in International Security, Spring 2021