Anand Sreekumar

Anand Sreekumar

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Anand Sreekumar is a PhD candidate at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Adelaide. His research interests span inter alia South Asia and the Indo-Pacific, political economy, intellectual history and nuclear issues.  

He holds an MPhil in diplomacy and disarmament from the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD) at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He also has an integrated Masters in Development Studies from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. 

  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2019 - 2022 Jawaharlal Nehru University India M.Phil in Dilpmacy and Disarmament
    2012 - 2017 Indian Institute of Technology Madras India Masters in Development Studies (Integrated)
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2023 Sreekumar, A. (2023). The pacifist and the hypophysical: A cosmological reading of Gandhi. European Journal of International Security, 8(4), 431-449.
    2022 Sreekumar, A. (2022). Feminism and Gandhi: imagining alternatives beyond Indian nuclearism. International Affairs, 98(4), 1189-1209.
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    2021 Sreekumar, A. (2021). Reconciling the ecologism and spirituality of Auroville: A sociological approach. Bharata Mata Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies- Special issue, 8(2).
    2020 Sreekumar, A. (2020). Exorcism and the Discourse of Kerala’s Exceptionalism. Economic and Political Weekly: a journal of current economic and political affairs, 55(26-27), 92-93.
    2020 Sreekumar, A. (2020). Exorcism and the discourse of Kerala's exceptionalism are the superstitions and cultural beliefs of Kerala at odds with its so-called exceptionalism?. Economic and Political Weekly, 55(26-27), 92-93.
  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2023 Sreekumar, A. (2023). Climatic Politics of Non-State Actors in the Post-Pandemic Era: Insights from Eco-Cinema of the Global South. In Politics of Climate Change: Crises, Conventions and Cooperation (pp. 45-66). WORLD SCIENTIFIC.
    2021 Sreekumar, A. (2021). Gandhian Sentimental Cosmopolitanism: “Emotion” as a Variable in International Relations. In Revisiting Gandhi (pp. 21-39). WORLD SCIENTIFIC.
  • Internet Publications

    Year Citation
    2023 Sreekumar, A. (2023). Towards Advocating a ‘Tradition Approach’ to Gandhian Nuclear Ethics. E-International Relations.
    2022 Sreekumar, A. (2022). Beyond Unipolarity and the Euro–American Horizons of IR Thought: Reflections on the Emergent World Order. The Peninsula Foundation.
    2022 Sreekumar, A. (2022). Book review: Politics and Technology. The Peninsula Foundation.

University of Adelaide Research Scholarship (2023-2026) 

University Grants Commission (UGC) Junior Research Fellowship (2019-2022)

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