Harish Venugopalan

Research Assistant

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Mr. Venugopalan currently work as a Research Assistant at ORF. His area of specialization is conflict management and he is studying conflicts in Africa at the moment.

He has published
  • An issue brief on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at ORF
  • A special report on the conflicts in Afghanistan and Sri Lanka at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS)
  • A report for a Malawi magazine ‘The African Light’.

Expertise

  • Conflict management
  • Interventions into conflicts by other countries
  • Insurgent groups

Past Position(s)

  • Research Intern at IPCS
  • Faculty in ‘The Chopras’ between September 2014 and September 2015
  • English Teacher in English Masters Institute between June 2014 and August 2014
  • Analyst at HSBC Global Resourcing, Bangalore between June 2007 and January 2011
  • Customer Services Representative HSBC Global Resourcing, Bangalore between June 2003 and May 2007
  • Administrative coordinator, Megasoft India Pvt. Ltd, Chennai between May 2002 - May 2003
  • Telephone Operator, Megasoft India Pvt. Ltd, Chennai between March 1999 and May 2002
  • Front office assistant & telephone operator, Hotel Trident, Chennai between January 1998 and February 1999
  • Front office assistant in Hotel Savera, Chennai between June 1996 and June 1997.

Education

  • MA (International Relations) at Dublin City University (DCU) – 2011-2012.
  • MA (Public Administration) - University of Madras (Distance Education) – 2000-2002
  • BA (English Literature) - University of Madras (Distance Education) – 1996-1999

Language Fluency

  • English
  • Tamil