Dr Rajesh  Venugopal

Dr Rajesh Venugopal

Associate Professor

Department of International Development

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Key Expertise
development, ethnic conflict, liberal peace-building, nationalism

About me

Rajesh Venugopal is Associate Professor at the Department of International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He researches the politics of development and ethnic conflict, particularly with reference to South Asia. He has written on ethnocracy, neoliberalism, natural disasters, mass panics, and political sensitivity in development projects. He is the author of 'Nationalism, Development, and Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka’ (CUP 2018).

Expertise Details

development; ethnic conflict; liberal peace-building; nationalism; post-conflict reconstruction; state-business relations