Deepak Tripathi, PhD, FRHistS, FRAS, is a British historian of South Asia, the Middle East, the Cold War and America in the world. 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.
Visiting Professor of international relations at the Indian Institute of Management Indore (2014-15).
Local Conflicts and External Powers (Profile, Heriot-Watt University Alumni Magazine, Autumn 2010) pp 12-13.
Qualifications and affiliations:
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society
Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Honorary Fellow, Social Sciences, University of Roehampton (2012 – 2015); Associate, Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research
Honorary Fellow, Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies, College of Social Sciences & International Studies, Exeter University (2015 – 2017)
PhD in Social Sciences, 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 in 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
Researcher, University of Sussex (2002–2007)
Post-Graduate Study, Jawaharlal Nehru University (1973–1974)