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Swati Singh Parmar

Assistant Professor

Courses and Research Interest: International Legal Theory, International Legal History, Public International Law
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Ms. Swati Singh Parmar started her academic career from Amity University, Lucknow as an Assistant Professor. After teaching at Amity University for more than two academic years, she joined Dharmashastra National Law University in the year 2018 as a Teaching-cum-Research Assistant and in 2019 as an Assistant Professor. In the previous Semesters, she has taught Legal theory, Public International law, International Human Rights Jurisprudence, Law of International Organisations, International Humanitarian Law, International Refugee and Migration Law in LL.M. Courses; and Jurisprudence and Public International Law in B.A.LL.B. Courses.She authored a book titled ‘An Introduction to International Law’, published by Thomson Reuters in 2021. She has published five book chapters and ten articles in national and international research journals on issues relating to International Law.


  • 2011 - B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), University of Allahabad, Allahabad
  • 2016 - LL.M. (International Laws), Amity law School, Amity University, Lucknow.


  • 2019-Present: Assistant Professor, Dharmashastra National Law University
  • 2018-2019: Teaching-cum-Research Assistant, Dharmashastra National Law University
  • 2016-2018: Amity University Lucknow

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence (ISTJ), Canada, 2017; Member, Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environment (GNHRE), 2018; Life Member, The Indian Society of International Law (2022)


  • An Anticolonial Dream against the Disaffection and Dissonance: Teaching the (other) International Law in India, Indonesian Journal of International Law (SCOPUS indexed), Vol. 20, Issue 2, pages 229-261, 2023 (ISSN 1693-5594)
  • Of Semiotics, The Marginalised and Laws During the Lockdown in India, International Journal for the Semiotics of Law (SCOPUS indexed), Volume 35, Issue 3, Pages 977-1000, 2022 (ISSN 0952-8059) by Springer DOI- https://doi.org/10.1007/s11196-021-09878-y
  • Exorcising the Colonial Ghost in a Geographical South Classroom: Contextualising teaching of International Law in the Geographical South, Shimla Law Review (HPNLU, Shimla) (UGC-Care indexed), Volume IV, pages 77-96, 2021 (ISSN 2582-1903), by EBC and available on SCC Online at http://www.scconline.com/DocumentLink/ammMGl8Q
  • Imperial Legislative Designs and Human Rights of Indigenous Children in Settler Colonial Canada, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University Journal (UGC-Care indexed), Volume 14, 2022 (ISSN 0975-9549), by EBC
  • Self-Deception of Human Rights and the State Sovereignty in Case of Rohingya Crisis, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University Journal (UGC-Care indexed), Volume 13, 2021, (ISSN 0975-9549), by EBC and available on SCC Online at http://www.scconline.com/DocumentLink/35

Paper Presentations

  • Presented a paper titled ‘Cartesian detachment, crafting of ‘development’ and coloniality as faultlines in international environmental law’ at the MMU PGR ECR Long Nineteenth 3rd Annual Summer Symposium organised by Manchester Metropolitan University (22 Jun 2023).
  • Presented a paper titled ‘International Law History through British India Paintings’ at the 3rd Asian Legal History Conference organised by the Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Conference (20 - 21 Jun 2023).
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Reconstructing non-interventionism through Ambedkarite and Gandhian Philosophy’ at the 2nd Asian Legal History Conference organised by Faculty of Law, Thammasat University, and the Asia Legal History Association in partnership with National University Singapore (23-24 Jul 2022).
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Exorcising the colonial ghost in a geographical south classroom’ at National Seminar on Emerging Issues in Law & Justice in perspective of globalisation organised by Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow (19-20 Feb 2022).
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Of State Sovereignty, Human Rights and Rohingya Crisis’ at a two-day Conference to celebrate the completion of 60 years of ISIL organised by Indian Society of International Law (ISIL), New Delhi (20-22 Feb 2020).
  • Presented a paper titled ‘Between Mediation and Sovereignty: Seeking Solutions to the Rohingya crisis’ at a three-day International 21st Workshop of the Association Jeunes Etudes Indiennes on ‘Of Mediation and Power: Intermediaries in the South Asian Societies’, organised by Centre De Sciences Humaines with Laboratoired’ethnologie et de sociologie comparative, Paris West University Nanterre La Defense and French Academic Network on Asian Studies (23 -25 Apr 2019)

Awards and Honours

Gold Medal in LL.M