Asma Khalid, Research Associate, Centre for Strategic and Contemporary Research
Asma Khalid is a Research Associate with the Centre for Strategic and Contemporary Research in Islamabad. Previously, she was associated with Islamabad Policy Institute (2019-2020) and Strategic Vision Institute in Islamabad (2016-18). She holds an MPhil degree in International Relations from Quaid-i-Azam University.
Chirayu Thakkar, Doctoral Candidate in International Relations, National University of Singapore
Chirayu Thakkar is a doctoral candidate in International Relations at the National University of Singapore. He graduated with graduate degrees in Modern South Asian Studies from the University of Oxford and Political Science from Central European University. He is simultaneously working for the Margaret Anstee Center, University of Cambridge as an independent researcher on India’s foreign aid to Africa.
Fizza Batool, Doctoral Candidate in International Relations, University of Karachi
Fizza Batool is a doctoral candidate in the Department of International Relations at the University of Karachi in Pakistan. She is also an Adjunct Faculty at Iqra University and has recently served as a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD).
Saurav Sarkar, Research Associate, Centre for Air Power Studies
Saurav Sarkar is a Research Associate at the Center for Air Power Studies, New Delhi working on terrorism, militancy, and conflicts in South Asia. Previously, he worked as a Research Assistant at the Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi on China’s submarine capabilities.
Brigitta Schuchert, Research Associate and Managing Editor of South Asian Voices, Stimson Center (Moderator)
Brigitta Schuchert is a Research Associate with the South Asia Program at the Stimson Center, as well as the Managing Editor for South Asian Voices. She graduated with a Masters in Security Studies from Georgetown School of Foreign Service. She holds a BA in Religious Studies from Bryn Mawr College.