Nizamuddin Ahmad Siddiqui

Nizamuddin Ahmad Siddiqui

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. (International Law) (JGLS, 2022)

LL.M. (International Law) (SAU, 2013)

P.G. Diploma (International Law and Diplomacy) (ISIL, 2012)

B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) (AMU, 2011)

Dr. Nizamuddin Ahmad Siddiqui is Assistant Professor at the Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, India – 131 001 (India). He holds a Ph.D. in International Law from Jindal Global Law School (2022) and is an alumnus of South Asian University (LL.M., 2013), Indian Society of International Law (PG Dip., 2012) and Aligarh Muslim University (B.A.LL.B., 2011). He has been a recipient of South Asian University Scholarship and an awardee of V.K. Krishna Menon Memorial Gold Medal in International Law (2011-2012). Dr. Siddiqui works in the areas of law, identity and religion and has previously taught at Aligarh Muslim University-Murshidabad (2013-2014), West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (2014-2017), and BSA Crescent Institute of Science and Technology (2021-2022). He is a Member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Law and Religious Affairs (AIMPLB) and Journal of International Law and Comity (Weeramantry Centre). His research works around the themes of plurality of legal imagination, civilizational history of law, religion in public space and Islamic jurisprudence. His PhD Thesis explores the Shari’a Praxis in International Law and argues for a plurality of legal imaginations.

Dr. Siddiqui has presented his works at the 20th Congress of the Brazilian Academy of International Law (August 2022), Asser Institute (2021), Maastricht University (2021), Michigan Junior Scholars Workshop (2021), TWAIL Conference (2015) and World Congress on International Law (2015). His work on inter-subjectivity in international law is due for publication in the Conference Proceedings of the Brazilian Congress (2022). His other article on Islamic Law roots of Common Law is due for publication with Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law and Practice (Scopus) (2022). He also contributes to mainstream print media on issues concerning the Muslim identity. Some of his ideas have found space in The Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Scroll and First Post.

Dr. Siddiqui is interested in Classical Islamic Theology and is currently reading Al Adab al Mufrad (Morals and Manners in Islam) by Imam Bukhari with Shaykh Abul Lais from India.