Ankita Bharadwaj

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Borderland Studies
  • Identity Politics
  • Foreign Policy
  • Local Democracy and Women
  • International Relations
  • Cultural Studies


Ankita is a researcher with around eight years of experience in the field. She is an alumnus of University of Delhi, Sikkim University and Dibrugarh University. Her research interests include borderland studies, ethnicity, identity, foreign policy, and international relations.

Her doctoral research focused on the borderland communities along the India-Myanmar borderland and the implications of border on them. Apart from research, she has also worked with various think tanks and field-based organisations. She also has presented several papers at various conferences and attended workshops nationally and internationally. 

Ankita mostly expresses herself through cooking and is passionate about learning new cuisines. She is also an enthusiast of astronomy and vintage collections and is fascinated by historical documentaries and museums. 


Journal Articles

  • Bharadwaj, A., & Nath, D. (2023). The geopolitics of Bay of Bengal: An objective. 
  • Bharadwaj, A. Evaluation of India-China Contestation and the Responses in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar. Rabindra Bharati Journal of Philosophy, XXIV,08.
  • Bharadwaj, A. (2022). Development discourses along India-Myanmar Border. Third Concept. 36(423),15 – 17.
  • Bharadwaj, A. (2022). People across Patkai Hills: Community perceptions along the India-Myanmar border. Adalya, 11(4), 43 – 52.
  • Bharadwaj, A. (2022). Cross-border co-operation: Answer to border stability and security. Proteus,13(4), 62 – 69.
  • Bharadwaj, A. (2022). Revisiting Stilwell Road’ as the unexploited potential under Act East Policy. Journal of North East India Council for Social Science Research, 46(2), 80 – 86.
  • Bharadwaj, A. (2021). Border tourism and political boundaries: An analysis of India-Myanmar borderland. Himalayan Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies, 2(1), 9 – 12. https://​himjour​nals​.com/​a​r​t​i​c​l​e/116