Nithin Ramakrishnan is a postgraduate in International Law, currently working as an Assistant Professor of International Law at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (Deemed-to-be-University), Kochi, where he has introduced the LLM programme in Legal Theory, one-of-its-kind in India. He is also the programme co-ordinator of MA Public Policy and Governance, a joint master’s degree programme offered by CVV and CPPR.
He has received international scholarships and honours from The Hague Academy of International Law (2015), University of Geneva (2016) and Xiamen Academy of International Law (2018). He is the Managing Secretary of First Adhoc Managing Committee of AAA India (Alumni Association of The Hague Academy of International Law-India Chapters), and regularly organises focus groups discussions and workshops in association with the Centre for Economy, Development and Law (CED&L) Thrissur, where he is an honorary fellow, since 2013. He also edits Elenchus Law Review for the CED&L.
Apart from op-eds and online blogs on International Law and Legal Policy related issues, he has published a few journal articles and book chapters including “Justice–as an Intergenerational idea” (paper published in Journal of Indian Law Institute) and “Balancing Diplomatic Immunity” (Book Chapter with Palgrave Macmillan).
Nithin is currently pursuing his interdisciplinary PhD from the Department of Bharatiya Dharshan, Kavikulaguru Kalidas Sanskrit University. His research interests include finding Indian alternatives to theories of global law, general international law, the relationship between international organisations, and issues involving business and human rights.