Professor & Executive Director, Centre for International Legal Studies
B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) (NLIU Bhopal);
LL.M. (University of Barcelona);
Ph.D. (National University of Singapore)
Prof. (Dr.) Prabhakar Singh is professor and executive director, Centre for International Legal Studies, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat. He read his Ph.D. at the National University of Singapore, LL.M. at the University of Barcelona, and B.A.LL.B. (Hons) at the National Law Institute University, Bhopal. He was President’s Graduate Fellow (2011-2015) in Singapore and won the 2012 SATA Prize (now DILA Prize) for his Asian Yearbook of International Law article. Dr Singh is the current winner of the Asian Society of International Law’s “Young Scholar award” (2019-2021) for his work on semi-colonialism and international law.
Dr Singh, while specialising in the history and theory of international law, argues for the weaving of location-as-resource and lived-agency into the politics of legal knowledge production in and about the geographical South. Dr Singh has presented papers at Toronto, Brown, Harvard, Nagoya, Tel-Aviv, Melbourne, New York, Yale, and São Paulo universities as well as at the FGV Law School, São Paulo and Bucerius Law School, Hamburg. He has taught short-courses at the Royal University of Law & Economics, Cambodia, Airlangga University, Indonesia, and at Sciences-Po (Nancy Campus), France. He has been a faculty member at Transnational Law Summer Institute, King’s College, London (2016) and at SLS-IEL Collective Teaching Workshop, the University of Essex (2020). Singh has published about 30 journal articles and book chapters in Oxford and Cambridge university presses (Afr. J Intl & Comp L, Statute L Rev, J Intl Dispute Settlement, Chinese J Comp L, German Yearbook Intl L and Leiden Journal of International Law et al.) and in other North American and Asian journals. He is co-editor of Critical International Law: Postrealism, Postcolonialism and Transnationalism (OUP, 2014). He was guest editor of the Liverpool Law Review’s issue on jurisprudence. His opinions have appeared in The Telegraph (Kolkata), Deccan Herald (Mysore) and The Mekong Review (Sydney). His poems and short story have appeared in the Economic & Political Weekly (Mumbai) and The Bombay Review.