India Votes 2019: Populism, Nationalism and Rights

Jayshree Bajoria (Human Rights Watch) will give an exclusive lunchtime seminar on the upcoming India elections and what is at stake for India.

Drawing on her experience as a reporter (BBC) and deputy editor (Council on Foreign Relations), Jayshree will provide unique insight into human rights, nationalism and civil society in the context of the 2019 Indian Election.

Jayshree Bajoria

Jayshree previously worked as the deputy editor at, the website of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, where she wrote on international security, terrorism, nonproliferation, human rights, and development issues in Asia. She co-wrote and produced two award-winning interactive multimedia pieces, Crisis Guide: Iran and Crisis Guide: Pakistan. She was selected to participate in the 2011 International Reporting Project's Gatekeeper Editors' trip to Indonesia and the 2010 U.S.-Korea Journalism Exchange Fellowship, funded by the Hawaii-based East-West Center. Bajoria has also worked as a reporter for BBC, Star News television, and the Indian Express newspaper in Mumbai, India.