Dr. Prabhakar Singh (@OolongTeaCher) is Associate Professor and Executive Director, Centre for International Legal Studies, Jindal Global Law School, Sonipat. Professor Singh’s area of research are “Third World approaches to international law” and the history and theory of international law under the post-colonial lens. 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), Singapore, and won the 2010 SATA 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 article on Semi-colonialism and international law in the Asian Journal of International Law.
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, Sao Paolo and Bucerius Law School, Hamburg. Singh was assistant editor of the Indian Journal of International Law (2015-2020). 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). As well as publishing 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 North American journals, Dr Singh has also peer reviews for many 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/short story and opinions have appeared in the Economic and Political Weekly (Mumbai) and The Bombay Review.