Dr. Sudha G. Rajput is the author of Internal Displacement and Conflict: The Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspective (Routledge). Her 31-year career at the World Bank touched on multiple aspects of international development, working on thirteen countries of the former Soviet Union. Her co-authored book chapters appear in Scientific Explorations of Cause and Consequence across Social Contexts (Praeger) and in State, Society, and Minorities in Southeast Asia (Lexington Books). She writes for the Forced Migration Review. Her doctoral research has investigated issues of conflict-induced displacement in Kashmir, with a focus on societal and policy reform, leading her efforts to the development of a graduate course, Refugees and IDP Issues, drawing students from fields of conflict resolution, international development, humanitarian assistance and peacebuilding. She is a Senior Researcher at the Refugee Law Initiative, a U.K. based think-tank. She is a Consultant/Trainer for USAID, designing and conducting capacity building workshops in Khartoum, Sudan, promoting cross-border co-existence. As a Professional Lecturer, at George Washington University, she teaches at the Elliott School of International Affairs, where she brings multi-disciplinary approaches to her course on Refugee and Migrant Crisis. She is a trainer for the Forage Center for Peacebuilding Education, where during a 4-day humanitarian assistance simulation, she coaches students on systematic understanding of protracted displacements. She teaches at the University of Maryland Global Campus, delivering the MBA program for the military students. Her interests on post-conflict issues include her past travels to: Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Sudan, and Ukraine. Sudha’s blog on internal displacement can be found at www.internaldisplacement.info. Dr. Rajput lives in Washington, D.C. and can be reached at sudha_rajput@yahoo.com

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Another Successful Book Event -American University February 2020. Internal Displacement and Conflict: Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspective, Dr. Sudha G. Rajput

Internal Displacement and Conflict: Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspective, Book Event, Dr. Sudha G. Rajput

Internal Displacement and Conflict: Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspective

Just wrapped up another great semester of teaching at George Washington University (Fall 2019). This time it was cool to be the Professor with her own book teaching international policies for Refugee and Migrant Crisis. GWU students amaze me, very bright and engaged. https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=sudha+rajput

Check out my profile at the Refugee Law Initiative, University of London, I am a Senior Researcher there. https://rli.sas.ac.uk/idp-research-programme/idp-senior-research-associates/dr-sudha-rajput

World Refugee Day – some thougths

World Refugee Day: June 20, 2019 This day should be of concern to all of us, as it is a reminder that the issue of refugees, stateless people, asylum seekers and those who remain internally displaced within their countries continue to pose survival challenges for almost 70 million people of our world. Regardless of the …

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Book: Internal Displacement and Conflict

Book: Internal Displacement and Conflict: The Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspective Available through ROUTLEDGE (Publisher) at 20% discount, use the code SOC19.

Launched My Book: Internal Displacement and Conflict

Successfully launched my book: Internal Displacement and Conflict: The Kashmiri Pandits in Comparative Perspective https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=sudha+rajput

Internal Displacement and Conflict:

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The Displaced Ethnic Serbs from Kosovo

Kosovo and Serbia still embrace the long-running dispute In exchange for normalizing relations, Kosovo fears border changes and territory swaps by Serbia which is bound to resuscitate old animosities in the two former regions within the Yugoslavia federation. Kosovo is no longer a province of Serbia, it lost that right in 2008, after Kosovo declared …

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Sudha Rajput – Forced Migration Review May 2016

My article ‘Transitional Policies and Durable Solutions for Displaced Kashmiri Pandits’ appears in FORCED MIGRATION REVIEW, OXFORD University Press, U.K. http://www.fmreview.org/solutions/rajput.html?utm_source=FMR+52+Thinking+ahead%3A+displacement%2C+transition%2C+solutions+-+online&utm_campaign=FMR+Alert+Eng+52+online&utm_medium=email