Deepak Tripathi, PhD, FRHistS, FRAS, is a British historian of South Asia, the Middle East, the Cold War and America in the world. He is a visiting professor of international relations at the Indian Institute of Management Indore and an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Roehampton in London. In a long career in journalism (1974-2000), including 23 years in the BBC, he worked as a foreign correspondent, commentator and editor. He set up the BBC bureau in Afghanistan in the early 1990s, and reported from Syria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and India.

Local Conflicts and External Powers (Profile, Heriot-Watt University Alumni Magazine, Autumn 2010) pp 12-13.


Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

PhD in social science, University of Roehampton London. Dissertation Title: A Critical Study of the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars: Interests, Motives, Actions and the Makings of a Culture of Violence. Supervisors: Professor Martin Shaw and Dr Gregory Kent. Examiners: Dr Doug Stokes, Reader of International Relations, University of Kent, and Dr Eric Herring, Reader in International Politics, Bristol University

PGDBA, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh

BA in politics, economics, sociology and English, Christian College, Indore

Also attended,

Researcher, University of Sussex (2002–2007)

Post-Graduate Study, Jawaharlal Nehru University (1973–1974)


Global Advisory Board and Research Team, Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Network of scholars and practitioners