Tapan Bharadwaj is a Researcher at the China Research Programme (CRP), IPCS. His research interests include international security issues primarily related to energy security, maritime security and security dynamics and politics in South Asia, as well as China and East Asian security. His other subject areas of interests include international economics, human rights issues, comparative analysis of education systems, and Indian foreign policy.
Prior to this, he worked with the Regional Resource Centre for Elementary Education (RRCEE), and the National Human Rights Commission. His prominent works include the report, titled, ‘Assembly Line of Broken fingers: Roadmap to Combat Occupational Health and Safety Hazards in the Manesar Auto Industrial Belt’, published by the Society for Labour and Development, New Delhi; and a research paper, titled, ‘Enough Space for Growing Together: Solving Territorial Disputes and Challenges in the Region’ presented at the ‘International Conference on India-China-Nepal: Redefining Historical Relations in Contemporary Times’, jointly conducted by the JNU and the HNB Garhwal University.
He holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science and Economics from Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, and a Master’s degree in Politics (international relations) from Jawaharlal Nehru University.