Nidheesh is a doctoral Candidate, IIT Madras, working with Dr.Solomon Benjamin. He has an M.Phil in Comparative Literature from University of Hyderabad. His research concentrates on the urban spaces where he broadly focuses on Hong Kong fishing community and the transformation of coastal spaces. He has done an extensive research and conducted surveys among the fisher community as part of his research work.
He has presented papers in several research workshops and seminar on Coastal Management. Nidheesh is an active member in many coastline groups. He is a founding member of Save Alappad Organization, this organization works on coastal issues which has 3000 members from fisherman community.
South Asia, Maritime Socio Cultural Studies, Coastal Urban, Local Histories, Oral Literarture, Political Geography, Legal Pluralism.
Research Student (China Studies Centre)
Research Guide: Dr.Solomon Benjamin