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Syed Kasim Masood


Research Associate

Areas of Research:

Indian domestic politics, Human development in South Asia, Indian legal system,

Syed Kasim Masood is working as a Research Associate at the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad. He obtained an M.A. in History from Tufts University, USA in 2021. He also holds a B.A. (Hons.) in History from the Lahore University of Management Sciences. His research interests include Indian domestic politics, right-wing populist movements and human development in South Asia. His published graduate-level thesis is titled, “Social Justice and Development during the Age of Hindutva and Neoliberalism: The Indian Muslim Experience”. Kasim has also previously worked for the Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies at Tufts University.

Issue Brief on “Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly Election: What do the results mean for...

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Issue Brief on “The Rise of Communalism in India: How Lawfare and Demolitions are...

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