Jindal Society of International Law, in pursuance of fostering fruitful conversations on international law, is delighted to present and host the Fall Lecture Series of 2021, titled ‘Exploring the Ecosystem of International Law’.
About Jindal Society of International Law
The Jindal Society of International Law is a student-led initiative under the aegis of the Centre for the Study of United Nations of Jindal Global Law School, and the guidance of Faculty Coordinator Professor (Dr.) Vesselin Popovski. Founded in 2020, this Society is an initiative to provide a platform to young international law enthusiasts. The purpose of this Society is to increase student interaction with the subject matter of International Law through its various initiatives. Rather than being primarily research-driven, we intend to offer a host of experiences that contribute towards skill-building, thereby increasing the knowledge database available to students. This Society is an attempt to bridge the lacuna by streamlining resources and inculcating an overall interest in the vast expanses of International Law. We aim to provide a space for young international law enthusiasts to nurture their interest in the field.
About the Lecture Series ‘Exploring the Ecosystem of International Law’
Jindal Society of International Law, in pursuance of fostering fruitful conversations on international law, is delighted to present and host the Fall Lecture Series of 2021, titled ‘Exploring the Ecosystem of International Law’. This is a twenty-three part lecture series, which is being held from August to November 2021. The distinguished speakers for this Lecture Series are practitioners and experts of international law, and include Professor (Dr.) Neha Jain, Professor Neils Blokker, Professor (Dr.) Nicolas Angelet, Professor Anne Laserwall and Professor Hans Van Loon.
Our Fall Lecture Series of 2021, ‘Exploring the Ecosystem of International Law’, builds upon the introduction given on internationalism and international law by the concluded Spring Lecture Series, titled ‘Future of Internationalism and International Law’. The Fall Series endeavours to study the different contours of international law. To assist in this study, the speakers will cover and address their respective areas of expertise, based upon their years of research and practice. Given the vast ecosystem and the engagement of international law in it, the Society aims to study the fragmentation and fertilisation of the various disciplines in this ecosystem.
The lowest common denominator in this Fall Lecture Series is to enhance and provide a deeper understanding of international law through international lawyers. The Society, for its Members, is a well of knowledge and a quorum of thought-provoking discussions, which will be resultant of this engagement with experts aimed at exploring the ecosystem of international law.
About the Lecture
Jindal Society of International Law is delighted to present and host the lecture on ‘Kulbhushan Jadhav Case and Its Importance in International Law’. The lecture will be hosted online and is scheduled for 17:00 IST on 12th October 2021. The distinguished speaker for this lecture is Mr. Harish Salve and the moderator is Ambassador Professor Venu Rajamony.
Harish Salve QC is one of the world’s leading arbitration counsel. He is a very experienced and senior lawyer with a global reputation for international commercial arbitration and litigation. His practice also encompasses public international law, human rights, civil fraud, public energy and tax. Harish is admitted to the Bar in England & Wales and was appointed a Queen’s Counsel in 2020. Harish was formerly Solicitor General of India and is a Senior Advocate at the Indian Bar (1992), practising largely in the Supreme Court of India. In 2015, it was announced that Harish had been awarded one of India’s highest accolades, the Padma Bhushan.
Ambassador Rajamony is a career diplomat with thirty four years of experience, scholar of international relations and former journalist. Ambassador of India to the Netherlands from 2017 to 2020, he was also the Permanent Representative of India to the Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague. He appeared on behalf of India before the International Court of Justice in the matter of “Advisory Opinion Concerning the Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius”. He was Member of the Indian delegation before the ICJ in the Jadhav case (India v. Pakistan) and Co-Agent of India in the Enrica Lexie case (Italy v. India) before the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
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The lecture will be held online on Zoom and will also be simultaneously live-streamed on YouTube. The registration link provides all the necessary information regarding this.
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