Shyamika Jayasundara-Smits joins European Foundation for South Asian Studies

Dr Shyamika Jayasundara-Smits

Her main responsibilities will be to collaborate on research initiatives focusing on South Asia on the themes of armed violence, violence extremism, peace, and regional dynamics of China's belt and road initiative.

Working with other EFSAS Research Fellows, she will promote South Asian Studies, organize joint events addressing current developments related to violent conflict and peace in the South Asian region, and periodically contribute with short write-ups on these themes.

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About the European Foundation for South Asian Studies

The European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) is an EU accredited leading independent, non-profit think tank and policy research institution, focusing specifically on South Asia, Terrorism, Indo-Pak relations and the Jammu & Kashmir conflict.

EFSAS provides strategic in-depth analysis, research, statistical data, policy advice and forecasts related to developments in the fields of politics, international relations, conflict management, human rights, security, diplomacy, strategic affairs and conflict resolution.