Shayesta Nishat Ahmed

Shayesta Nishat Ahmed

Associate Fellow

Areas of Research

  • Maritime Security
  • Nuclear Politics
  • Nuclear Safety and Security
  • Feminist Security Studies

Experience

  • Shayesta has worked previously as a Teaching Assistant for the course on Arms Control and Disarmament Diplomacy, for Dr Happymon Jacob, in the Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Before that, she has interned at the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), Sapru House. She has also published her research articles in academic journals, and as online commentaries, and book chapters.

Education

  • PhD (Pursuing), Diplomacy and Disarmament Division, Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • M.Phil, Diplomacy and Disarmament Division, Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • MA in Politics (with Specialisation in International Relations), Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • BA (Hons.) in Political Science, Cotton College, Guwahati.

Presentations

All Publications

  • Misconduct by UN Peacekeeping Forces: Addressing a Critical Challenge by CLAWS, New Delhi, additionally it was also published by The Kootneeti Team · 10th July 2018, and Indian Defense Review on 4th June, 2018
  • UN’s New Disarmament Agenda ‘To Secure Our World and Our Future”, Centre for Air Power Studies, May 31, 2018
  • “Is the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism Real?”, 01 Oct, 2018
  • “Women in Countering Terrorism”, In-focus article published by the Centre for Air Power Studies,03 August, 2018
  • Threat or use of nuclear weapons: Violation of The Right to Life, Centre for Air Power Studies, Jan 2, 2019
  • Contributed an article named “Nuclear Weapons and International Law: What was it Like in 2019? to the Nuclear News Wrap, 2019 published by Centre for Air Power Studies, Subroto Park, Western Air Command, New Delhi
  • Contributed an article named “Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament in Times of the Pandemic” in the COVID Wrap Up named, “Nuclear Dynamics Through the COVID-19 Lens” published by Centre for Air Power Studies, Subroto Park, Western Air Command, New Delhi
  • “Rescheduling Of 2020 NPT Rev Con at A New Venue: Will It Change the Prospects of The Rev Con Too?” In-focus article published by the Centre for Air Power Studies, on 03rd April, 2020.