Dr. Smita Tiwary participated in 5th Young South Asia Scholars Meet 2016 at University of Gottingen, Germany

Published Date:   Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016

Dr. Smita Tiwary presented a paper titled ‘States’ response to the Refugee Crisis in South Asia: Focus on Afghan refugees in Pakistan’, in an international workshop of 5th Young South Asia Scholars Meet 2016, organised by Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS), University of Gottingen, Germany. The theme of the workshop was ‘Transforming the Political’, in context of South Asia. Dr. Tiwary spoke about the politics played by nations in the name of humanitarian assistance. Her paper was an attempt to understand how states have responded to refugee crisis, in general, and how Pakistan has used Afghan refugees for its strategic gains, in particular. She discussed the politics behind repatriation of Afghan refugees and their future prospect of integration. Dr. Tiwary said that the workshop was fruitful and enriching in terms of knowledge. 

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