Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhury is Senior Fellow with ORF’s Neighbourhood Initiative. She specialises in South Asia, energy politics, forced migration and women in conflict zones.
As the recipient of the Public Service Broadcasting Trust Senior Media Fellowship (2007), Anasua produced a paper — Vernacular Dailies and the Ethnic and/or Religious Stereotypes in the Time of Violence. She received the Kodikara Award from the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies (RCSS), Colombo in 1998-99. She is also the author of the paper — The Energy Crisis and Sub-regional Cooperation in South Asia — published by RCSS.
Anasua was ICSSR Post Doctoral Fellow (2004-06) at the Centre for the Studies of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi. She was also Visiting Fellow at The Maison des Sciences de I'Homme, Paris, where she work on the subject “Logistics of Regional Integration in Europe and Question of Sovereignty.”
She is editor of the online journal — IAAPS Perspective. Her recent publications include: Connecting Nations: Politico-Cultural Mapping of India and South East Asia (co-edited, Primus: 2019); The State of Being Stateless in South Asia (co-edited, Orient Black Swan: 2015); Sanghat o Shason: Purbattor Bharater Diary (in Bengali — Gangchil:2013); Women in Indian Borderlands (co-edited, Sage: 2011); and SAARC at Crossroads: The Fate of Regional Cooperation in South Asia (Samskriti: 2006). Anasua is a regular contributor to peer reviewed journals, newspapers and magazines.
- Forced Migration
- South Asia
- Women in Conflict
Secretary (Honorary), Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies (IAAPS)
PhD International Relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata