Arijit Sen is a Doctoral Researcher at PRIO and the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo. His doctoral research is on the implications of digitalization and e-governance for surveillance and civil society monitoring in India. His doctoral research is a part of the project e-Topia: China, India and Biometric Borders, funded by the Research Council of Norway. The Phd project, with the preliminary title Technology and Law in India's National Register of Citizens is supervised by Åshild Kolås at PRIO and Sundeep Sahay at UiO.
July–November 2019: Lead Researcher/Technical Consultant, Blumont Global, Washington DC, Remote/Afghanistan, Assistance Services for Afghan Victims of Conflict
January–June 2019: Fellow, Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Centre for Contemporary South Asia, Brown University, Rhode Island.
March 2016–December 2018: Programme Manager and Researcher, Amnesty International India working on Communal Violence in India; Undertrials in India; Rohingya Refugees in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh; Detention Centres in India; Human Rights Defenders in India
2015: Co-researcher, Reuters Institute, University of Oxford, Digital Journalism project
2005–2014: Reporter with CNN-IBN television network
2003–2005: Journalist with NDTV broadcasting company, New Delhi, India
2014–2015: Masters in Human Rights Law from Department of Law, School of Oriental And African Studies, University of London.
Bengali, English, Assamese and Hindi