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Dr PARIVELAN K M

Associate Professor , Mumbai campus

Chairperson - Center of Statelessness and Refugee Studies, School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance
Qualification

M.A. in International Studies (JNU, New Delhi),
M.Phil. (JNU, New Delhi),
Ph.D. (JNU, New Delhi)

Dr. Parivelan K.M.,  serves as Chairperson & Associate Professor at Nodal Centre of Excellence for Human Rights Education & Centre for Statelessness and Refugee Studies, School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance, Tata Institute of social Sciences. Previously he had served at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for facilitating the post-Tsunami recovery and at United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and facilitated the voluntary repatration of Sri Lankan refugees as part of peace process. He also briefly served at Pondicherry (Central) University, Puducherry and Jamia Millia Central University, New Delhi, respectively.

 

AREAS OF INTEREST:

·       Refugees Protection/ Policy Advocacy

·       Statelessness Issues

·       International Humanitarian Law

·       Human rights education in India

·       Disaster management: Policy and Practices/ DRR

·       Climate Change and Environmental Governance in India

·       Access to Justice

·       Forced Migration/ Displacement

·       Ethnicity and Conflict Resolution/ Transformation

·       International Relations/ Foreign Policy

 Research Guidance:

Completed guiding one Doctoral research scholar as co-guide on the theme ' India-Bangladesh relations in post-cold war period: Conflict and cooperation'

Completed guiding two MPhil research scholars on Ethnicity, Refugehood and Statelessness of Rohinghyas and Surrender Policy and rehabilitation vis-a-vis Maoist Conflict context

Completed guiding twenty four Masters dissertation for LLM, Social Work, Development studies, Globalisation and labour students

Guiding four Doctoral resesarch students on various thematic issues:(i) Disaster management laws, policies and practices with human rights perspectives, (ii) Statelessness and Rohingyas, (iii) Human rights eduction, (iv) Ethnicity and human rights in Sri Lanka

RESEARCH:

  • 2018-19: Statelessness Mapping among Sri Lankan Refugees in India in collaboration with UNHCR
  • 2017-18: Social Impact Assessment for International Trans-shipment Container Port in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • 2014-16: Access to Justice (A2J) Fellowship, supported by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Nearly 15 A2J Fellows worked on various thematic issues pertaining to access to justice
  • 2016-17: Status of Human rights in Indian Schools, through Institute of Human Rights Education, New Delhi
  • 2016-17: Housing in Post Uttarakhand Disaster, evaluation for Habitat for Humanity
  • 2015-16: Review of Disaster Management Plan for Cairn Energy Barmer Upstream Facility
  • 2014-15: Exploring Durable Solutions for Sri Lankan Tamil Refugeess in India as collaboration between TISS, ADRA India and Danish Refugee Council
  • 2012-13: Community Based Disaster Management Practices in Bihar and Andaman & Nicobar, for COORAID/ NDMA

I. SELECT PUBLICATIONS:

 

Parivelan, K M (2017) 'Contextualising the International Disaster Law in to the Indian Disaster Management Policies and Practices', Golden Jubilee Volume, Department of Law, Savitribai Phule Pune University, 2017 (ISBN No. 978-93-5235-978-3)

Parasuraman, S. and Parivelan, K M (2017) 'Access to Justice: Empowering the Marginalised', Golden Jubilee Volume, Department of Law, Savitribai Phule Pune University, 2017 (ISBN No. 978-93-5235-978-3)

Parivelan, K M (2014) “Exploring Durable Solutions for Sri Lankan Refugees in India” which was jointly conducted by TISS, ADRA India and Danish Refugee Council, 27 October 2014 at India International Centre, New Delhi

Parivelan, K M (2013) Protection Needs, Current Legal Avenues and New Legal Strategies: South Asian Perspective in Paula Banerjee Edited volume, Unstable Populations, Anxious States: Mixed and Massive Population Flow in South Asia, Samya Publications, MCRG 2013

Parivelan, K M (2011) Ethnicity and Protracted Refugees in South Asia: Case Study of Sri Lankan Refugees in India in Edited Volume Democracy in South Asia; Challenges and Responses, 2011

Parivelan, K M (2005)“Tsunami and the Issues in Relief, Rehabilitation and Resettlement: UN Role” in Refugee Watch Special Issue, MCRG Publication, July-September, 2005.

Parivelan, K M “Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building in Asia (CICA) and India’s concern” in The Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies Website – www.ipcs.org. Article no. 267.

Parivelan, K M “Infrastructure and Communication Development in Central Asia” The Asian 
Journal, Vol.9, No.2, April 2002.

Parivelan, K M “The Geo-political Importance of Central Asia to India” in The Institute of Peace 
and Conflict Studies Website – www.ipcs.org. Article no. 274. 


 

II. WORKING PAPERS & REPORTS:

 

'Cyclone Apartheid: An Assessment of Ockhi Cyclone impact in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu, 7 January, 2018.

Social Impact Assessment Report for Proposed Enayam International Transhippment Container Port, 2017.

‘Cyclone Thane: Rapid damage Assessments and Recovery Interventions’, 6-8 January 2012, Independent Assessment Team, submitted to Government of Tamil Nadu.

‘Towards a Green Manifesto’ Environmental Governance Framework, as part of People’s Coalition for Green Tamil Nadu, March 2011 (Earth Smiles, Chennai)

‘Comprehensive Disaster Management Plan for Barmer Upstream Facility’, Cairn Energy India, April-October 2010.

‘Tsunami Interventions: Five Years Report’ for Action Aid International, 2009

‘Reviewing the Disaster Management Policy with Focus on Children Rights during 
Emergencies’, January-December 2009. Funded by Save the Children, India

‘State Level Module for School Safety and Disaster Management for Schools’, with the support of Save the Children organisation in coordination with Department of School Education, Government of Tamil Nadu, November 2009.

‘Report on Evaluating the Coastal Problems and Remedies in Coastal Tamil Nadu’, constituted by Ministry of Home affairs, Government of India, January- April 2008

Contributed to development of Community Based Disaster Risk Management Guidelines, National Disaster Management Authority, Govt. of India, 2008

‘On the Shore’- A Multi Sectoral Status on Post Tsunami Recovery, TNTRC 2007

PROJECTS:

  • 2018 -19: Statelessness Mapping among Sri Lankan Refugees in India in collaboration with UNHCR. On going
  • 2017-18: Social Impact Assessment for International Trans-shipment Container Port in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India. Completed
  • 2014-16: Access to Justice (A2J) Fellowship, supported by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Nearly 15 A2J Fellows worked on various thematic issues pertaining to access to justice. Completed
  • 2016-17: Status of Human Rights in Indian Schools, for Institute of Human Rights Education. Completed
  • 2016-17: Housing in Post Uttarakhand Disaster, evaluation for Habitat for Humanity. Completed
  • 2014-15: Exploring Durable Solutions for Sri Lankan Tamil Refugeess in India as collaboration between TISS, ADRA India and Danish Refugee Council. Completed
  • 2011-12: Environmental Governance in Tamil Nadu for Organisation for NAtural resources Management. Completed
  • 2010-11: Children led Disaster Risk reduction (CDRR) for Save the Children, India. Completed
  • 2010-11: Development of Disaster Management Plan for Cairn Energy India, Ltd. and EGSS. Completed
  • 2009-10: Review of Disaster Management Policies with Children Perspectives for Save the Children. Completed

TEACHING:

(I) For LL.M Access to Justice:

·  Law and Justice in Globalising World
·  International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Laws

·  Refugee law, Statelessness Law, Human rights in Changing World, et al.

(II) For MA/MSc Disaster Management:

·  Trans-Boundary Governance and Humanitarian Action

(III) For IFRC-TISS Online Global Professional Capacity Certificate Course:

·  Humanitarian Principles, Laws and Standards in Disasters

Email: parivelan[at]tiss[dot]edu

Dr. Parivelan K.M. 

Chairperson & Associate Professor

Nodal Centre of Excellence for Human Rights Education &

Centre for Statelessness and Refugee Studies,

School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance, Tata Institute of social Sciences

Mumbai- 400088, India

Office Phone: +91-22-2552 5388

Mobile no. +91-9029090805

Email: parivelan@tiss.edu