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Prof. Sanjal Shastri
Assistant Professor - International Studies
Email: sanjal.shastri@flame.edu.in
Prof. Sanjal Shastri: PhD in Politics and International Relations, University of Auckland; MA in Conflict and Terrorism Studies, University of Auckland; MSc International Relations, London School of Economics, UK; BA in History, Economics and Political Science, St Joseph’s College, Bengaluru

Prof. Sanjal Shastri holds a Doctoral Degree in Political Science from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He has completed MA in Conflict and Terrorism Studies from the University of Auckland. Additionally, he has also completed MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a BA majoring in History, Economics and Political Science from St Joseph’s College, Bengaluru. 

Prof. Sanjal Shastri has a total work experience of over one year. He was associated with GITAM University. He was also an Academic Associate at IIM, Ahmedabad and was a Visiting Faculty at CMS, Business School, Jain University, Bengaluru. 

His research interests are in the field of Conflict Studies, Indian and South Asian Politics. 



  • Wilson C, Shastri S, Frear H. Does the Scale or Speed of Immigration Generate Nativism? Evidence from a Comparison of New Zealand Regions. Journal on Migration and Human Security. 2022;10(1):1-22. doi:10.1177/23315024211057840

  • Shastri, Sanjal, 2020, Communal Violence in Twenty-first Century India: Moving Beyond the Hindi Heartland, Studies in Indian Politics, https://doi.org/10.1177/2321023020963721

  • Shastri, Sanjal, 2015, Some Realities of the 21st Century, in, Josukutty CA (ed), India-US Relations and Asia Rebalancing, New Century Publications, New Delhi, India

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