Mr Arijit Sen

Job Title Senior Special Correspondent
Affiliation CNN-IBN

Arijit Sen reports from the conflict zones of Northeastern India and bordering regions, as the Senior Special Correspondent for CNN-IBN, India’s leading 24-hour news channel.

A Reuters Fellow at Oxford University, Arijit has been a journalist since 1999, specializing in political economy, rural development and governance. Since 2007, he shifted focus to armed conflict, militancy and secessionist movements, reporting exclusively from the 8 states comprising India’s North Eastern frontier. In March 2010 he was one of the first journalists to be given exclusive access to a Naga militant training camp: one of Asia’s oldest insurgencies. His reportage from this highly militarized zone has received media recognition: most recently, the News Television Award for Best News Documentary (2010) and the Ramnath Goenka award for Excellence in Journalism (2008-9)


Lectures to The Society

Title Type Date
Junior Members Meeting Junior Apr 2011

Articles in the Journal

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Images of Asia

Forthcoming Events

Wed 24 Sep Why Kashmir is Still Important at The Royal Astronomical Society
Wed 1 Oct Experiences of Asia at The Royal Astronomical Society
Tue 7 Oct K2: The Italian Mountain? at The RSAA Library
Wed 15 Oct The Great Game: Central Asia Overland at St Peter's Church Parish Hall


Expedition Silk Road Treasures from the Hermitage Exhibition at the Hermitage, Amsterdam, ends 5 September 2014 more…

Dunhuang Culture and Art Hong Kong Heritage Museum from 28 November 2014 - 16 March 2015 more…

17th Congress of the International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS) University of Vienna, Austria. 18 - 23 August 2014 more…

PIAC 57th Annual Meeting 9 - 14 September 2014 more…

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle A rich collection of items from across Asia, the Middle East and other areas more…

Recent Recordings

Soqotra: Life in the Arabian Periphery Thanos has an excellent collection of photographs of Socotra having participated in two expeditions there

Churchill's First War: Young Winston & the Taliban A riveting and revelatory account of Winston Churchill's first campaign, in Afghanistan in the 1890's, offering shocking parallels into today's Afghan war

A Journey to the Source of the Oxus


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