Dr. Akshaya Saroha

Dr. Akshaya Saroha

  • Assistant Professor
    Institute of Legal Studies and Research
  • Department

    Legal Studies and Research
  • Contact Details:

    Email : akshaya.saroha@gla.ac.in

    Contact Number :8373980180

  • Experience

  • Qualifications

    • PhD in Political Science and International Relations from Gautam Buddha University (Thesis awarded- 07th January 2022) Title of the Thesis: India’s Engagement with Afghanistan: Strategic Dynamics and Regional Imperatives
    • UGC-NET (University Grants Commission/NTA- National Eligibility Test) in Political Science.
    • M.A. in Political Science and International Relations from Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, with first division in 2016. (Gold Medallist)
    • B.B.A from Graphic Era University, Dehradun with first division in 2014.
    • XII (2011), C.B.S.E. Board, Dehradun with first division.
    • X (2009), C.B.S.E. Board, first division.
  • Ph.D

    Thesis Supervised

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    Working-

  • Postgraduate

    Thesis Supervised

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Publications in Scopus/UGC-CARE/Arts and Humanities Citation Index/ Refereed/Peer-reviewed Journals

  • 01Akshaya Saroha & Mansi Mishra (2021)“United States Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Discerning Fallouts and India’s Policy Options”. The Calcutta Journal of Global Affairs. Vol. 5, No. 3, (June-September 2021) pp. 375-404. ISSN: 2582-2241. (AUGC-CARE listed Journal)
  • 02Akshaya Saroha (2021) “Changing Dynamics in India-Nepal Relations”. World Affairs: The Journal of International Issues, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2021, pp. 126-137, (April-June, Summer Issue). New Delhi. ISSN: 0974-0937.
  • 03Akshaya Saroha (2021)“Examining the Predicament of Hindus and Sikhs in Afghanistan”. I.U.P. Journal of International Relations. Vol. XV, No. 4, 2021, pp. 7-18. ISSN: 0973-8509, Hyderabad. Indexed in E.B.S.C.O. and Pro quest Database, S.S.R.N.
  • 04Akshaya Saroha & Akshay Kumar Singh (2020)“Continuum of Taliban Repression and Endangered Women’s Rights in Afghanistan”.NIU International Journal of Human Rights, Vol. 7, 2020, 357-376. ISSN: 2394-0298, Greater Noida. (AUGC-CARE Listed Journal).
  • 05Akshay Kumar Singh & Akshaya Saroha (2020)“Unending Strategic Discords and Emerging Dynamics in Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations: Implications for India”.The Calcutta Journal of Global Affairs. Vol. 4, No. 3, (June-September 2020) pp. 375-404. ISSN: 2582-2241. (AUGC-CARE listed Journal).
  • 06Akshaya Saroha (2020)“Mapping the Role of Political Narratives in the Protracted Conflict between India and Pakistan”.The I.U.P. Journal of International Relations, Vol. XIV, No. 4, 2020, pp. 7-18. ISSN: 0973-8509, Hyderabad. Indexed in (E.B.S.C.O. and Pro quest Database)
  • 07Akshaya Saroha (2019) “Understanding the Instability in Afghanistan: Implications for the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir”. World Affairs: The Journal of International Issues, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2019 (October- December, Winter Issue), pp. 118-129. New Delhi. ISSN: 0974-0937.

Book Reviews:

  • 01Ananth Krishnan and Stanly Johny, The Comrades and the Mullahs, China Afghanistan and the New Asian Geopolitics. Gurugram: Harper Collins. 2022, pp. 277, ₹438 (Hardcover). ISBN 978-93548995210. Jadavpur Journal of International Relations, Sage Publications, pp. 1-3.

Book Chapters:

  • 01Co-authored a chapter titled “Geopolitical Context of the Two Nations Theory and India’s Partition” in eds. “Decoding Partition Lanes: Reflections on Language, Literature and Culture” (Routledge: London). (Forthcoming).

Conference/ Seminar/Paper Presentation:

  • 01Presented Paper on “Majoritarianism and Marginalised Groups of Afghanistan” in a UGC-sponsored conference on Dr B. R. Ambedkar Perspectives on Marginalised Groups in the Wake of Covid-2019, organised by Centre for Ambedkar Chair, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, held on 23-24 March 2021.
  • 02Presented Paper on “Climate Change Complications in Afghanistan: A non-conventional Threat” in a CERRA-sponsored e-National Seminar on “Effects of Climate Change in the Contemporary World”, organised by Jagran Lake-city University Bhopal on 4-5 June 2021.
  • 03Presented Paper on “Migration in 21st Century: Assessing the Social, Economic and Political Implications” in an ICSSR-sponsored International Conference held at Central University of Gujarat on 21-23 February 2018.
  • 04Participated in a National seminar on “Indic Perspective on International Relations”held at Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida on February 1-2, 2019.
  • 05Participated in a National seminar on “Political Systems in Ancient Bhartiya Dynasties” held at Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida.

FDPs/FIPs/Refresher Course/Workshops:

  • 01One Month Faculty Induction Training/Orientation organised under the Ministry of Education sponsored Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) scheme organised by T.L.C. Ramanujan College, University of Delhi. (20th January- 19th February 2022).
  • 02Two-week Interdisciplinary Refresher Course/FDP on "Advanced Research Methodology” organised under the Ministry of Education sponsored Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) scheme organised by T.L.C. Ramanujan College, University of Delhi. (22 December 2021-05 January 2022).
  • 03Attended a “Three-days Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Sciences” held at Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida.
  • 04Participated in a “One Day Workshop on Islam and Education in India”held on 19th January 2016, at the Department of Social Work, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida.

Academic Activities Organized:

  • National Symposium: “Political-Legal Dynamics in Afghanistan: Implications for India” on 09th October 2021 at Centre for International Politics and Law, G.L.A. University, Mathura.
  • National Seminar : “Climate Change and Non-Traditional Security Threats in South Asia” on 26th March 2022 at Centre for International Politics and Law, GLA University.
  • Panel Discussion : “FATF: Mechanism to Control the Terror Activities and Money Laundering” on 28th May 2022 at Centre for International Politics and Law, GLA University, Mathura.

Resource Person:

  • Invited as a speaker in “NYMWPS 9th Virtual International Conference on South China [West Philippine] Sea— Theme: “Six Years after Arbitral Tribunal Award: Developments in the South China (West Philippine) Sea”, Manilla, Philippines, 16th July 2022.
  • Invited as a speaker by Foreign Policy Research Centre (FPRC), to deliver a lecture on “One Year of Taliban Rule in Afghanistan: International Perspective” on 09th September 2022.