Dr. Sudha Ramachandran is an independent journalist/researcher based in Bangalore, India. Her areas of interest include political developments and security issues in South Asia. She has reported from several conflict zones including India's Maoists areas, Kashmir, Sri Lanka and Fiji. She contributes articles to Asia Times Online and is currently involved in a research project, 'South Asia Initiative for Regional Cooperation and Connectivity.' In 1995, she received her Ph.D. from the School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.
Sudha will hold the first and third series of lectures - ‘Culture and Politics in South Asia’ and ‘Peace and Conflict in South Asia’