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Rajeesh Kumar

Associate Fellow
Email: 
rajeeshjnu[at]gmail.com
Phone: 
+91 11 2671 7983

Joined IDSA

October 2016

Research Interests

International Institutions, International Humanitarian Law, Peace and Conflict Studies, Islam and Democracy

Education

Ph.D in International Organization, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Current Project

Emerging Powers the Future of Global Governance: India and International Institutions

Background

Prior to joining at the IDSA Dr. Rajeesh Kumar was a Guest Faculty at the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia (2010-2011 & 2016). He also taught courses on International Relations at University of Calicut, Kerala (2007-2008).

Select Publications

Books/Edited volumes

  • Eurozone Crisis and the Future of Europe: Political Economy of Further Integration and Governance,co-edited with Daniel Daianu, Giorgio Basevi & Carlo D’Adda (London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
  • Islam, Islamist Movements and Democracy in the Middle East: Challenges, Opportunities and Responses, co-edited with Navaz Nizar, (New Delhi: Global Vision Publishing, 2013).

Journal Articles

  • ‘Iraq War 2003 and the Issue of Pre-emptive and Preventive Self-Defence: Implications for the United Nations’, India Quarterly, vol. 70, no.2, June, 2014, pp. 123-138.
  • Memories and Myths/Illusions: Historical De (Construction) of the European Union Identity through the Politics of Inclusion/Exclusion’, Area Studies: A Journal of International Studies and Analysis, vol.5, no.2, July-December 2012, pp.102-139. ‘
  • Indian Ocean Trade Network, Oriental Globalization and the existence of Cosmopolitanism on the Malabar and East African Coasts’, Indian Ocean Survey, vol. 4, no. 1&2, January-December 2008, p.11-31.
  • ‘Transforming Zionism: Diasporic Nationalism, State Ideology and Post Zionist Constellations in Israel’ co-authored with Bushra A, Area Studes; A Journal of International Studies and Analysis, vol. 2, no.3, July-December 2009, pp. 84-105.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

  • ‘Zones of Permanent Exception: Normalization of State of Emergency in India’s North and North-East, in N. Sebatian (ed), Federalism, Foreign Policy and Border States: Dynamics from North East States of India (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge UK, forthcoming)
  • Introduction, co-authored with Daniel Daianu, in Daniel Daianu et al. Eurozone Crisis and the Future of Europe: Political Economy of Further Integration and Governance, (London &New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
  • Afterword: Summing Up: The Crisis and Europe’s Future, co-authored with Daniel Daianu in Daniel Daianu et al. Eurozone Crisis and the Future of Europe: Political Economy of Further Integration and Governance, (London &New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Other Publications

  • Islam and Democracy: Contextualizing the Debate in Arab World, co-authored with Bushra in R.Kumar and N. Nizar (eds.), Islam, Islamist Movements and Democracy in the Middle East: Challenges, Opportunities, & Responses (New Delhi: Global Vision Publishing House, 2013)
  • Introduction: Islam Islamist Movements and the Arab Spring, co-authored with Navaz Nizar, in R.Kumar and N. Nizar (eds.), Islam, Islamist Movements and Democracy in the Middle East: Challenges, Opportunities, & Responses (New Delhi: Global Vision Publishing House, 2013).
  • Islamic Resurgence in the Age of Globalization and Democracy: Hamas Changing Strategies in the Palestinian National Movement, in Anwar Alam (ed.), Contemporary West Asia: Politics and Development, (New Delhi: New Century Publications, 2010)
  • Review of Olivera Simic, Regulation of Sexual Conduct in UN Peacekeeping Operations, (Berlin: Springer, 2012), CEU Political Science Journal, vol.8, no.2, April 2013, pp. 257-259.
  • Review of Roger Scully and Richard Wyn Jones, Europe, Regions and European Regionalism, (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 50, no.3, 2012, pp.533-34.
  • Review of Peter A. Kraus, A Union of Diversity: Language, Identity and Polity building in Europe, (Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, 2008), Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 47(3), 2009, p.683.

Publications at IDSA