SOAS University of London

Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy

Vino Kanapathipillai

MSc Politics (SOAS)
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Vino Kanapathipillai
Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD)

Convenor, Global Advocacy

Ms Vino Kanapathipillai
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SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Thesis title:
The state-corporate-security nexus.
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Vino's research examines the practices and roles of multinational corporations in the constitution of international security. She holds an MSc in International Politics (Distinction) from SOAS. She worked as a management consultant (with PA Consulting) on several projects for corporate and government clients in UK and Australia, and managed a two-year UK government-funded policy research project.

  • (With Vimalrajah L et al) (2011) “Engaging Tamil Diaspora for Peace and Development: Concepts Insights and Key Lessons” Berghof Peace Support and Centre for Just Peace and Democracy
  • (2006) “Too much too fast or a peace trap” in Envisioning New Trajectories for Sri Lanka, Centre for Just Peace and Democracy



International security, multinational enterprises, international public policy, international political economy, global governance.