Personal profile

Academic Background

Harsh Vasani is a doctoral researcher at the School of International Development at UEA, and his research lies at the intersection of environmental security and climate geopolitics. He has looked at the geopolitics of transboundary river basins in South Asia in the context of climate change and energy transitions. His doctoral research addresses some of the longstanding criticisms of securitisation theory and highlights the shortfall of international water law in supporting cooperative and sustainable transboundary water resource governance. His previous research looked at the weaponisation of outer space and India’s emerging space weapons. He has used qualitative and mixed methods during his doctorate. At DEV, he has also worked as an Associate Researcher on various projects and taught numerous modules as an Associate Tutor.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts

Award Date: 1 Jun 2017