Priyankar Upadhyaya

Banaras Hindu University, UNESCO Professor for Peace and Intercultural Understanding

Professor Priyankar Upadhyaya currently serving as the ICCR Chair of Politics and International Relations at Dublin City University also holds the UNESCO Chair for Peace and Intercultural Understanding at Banaras Hindu University where he has taught international relations & peace studies for over three decades. He also served as the Adjunct /Visiting Professor at various European and North America universities/research institutions and authored and coauthored books and research articles published from Routledge, Ashgate, Oxford University and Cambridge University Press. He also lectures at National Defense College, Foreign Service Institute, Naval War Academy in India.



Untangling Assamese Communal Violence

In the second of our three part series on religious tensions in India following the BJP's election victory, Priyankar Upadhyaya examines the pre-election communal violence in Assam, arguing that without a change in the state's politics, such violence will continue.

Priyankar Upadhyaya

02 Jul 2014

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