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International Refugee Law
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Romit is broadly interested in forced migration and postcolonialism. He has developed a specialism in International Refugee Law as well as International Human Rights Law.
His first book examined how powerful states used the law to both contain refugees within their region of origin and promote the language of humanitarianism.
Work is currently underway on a second book, Rethinking the Foundations of Refugee Law, with Professor and Upper Tribunal Judge Satvinder Juss.
He holds an ASPiRE Fellowship 2021 - 2023, joining the Centre of Peace, Trust and Social Relations.
Romit teaches a range of private law subjects - Tort Law, Contract Law as well as Equity and Trusts. He has taught Research Design at LLM level. He has experience of leading several modules relating to International Law: Public International Law, International Human Rights Law and International Refugee Law. He supervises LLB, LLM dissertations and has been involved in several PhD progress report panels. He provides pastoral care as a Success Coach.
He holds additional positions of responsibility:
- Lead of the CLS Forum
- Lead of the Human Rights Special Interest Group
- Co-convenor of the Critical International Law Reading Group.
He has previously taught at King's College London, the University of Essex and Birkbeck University. He was the Deputy Director of Essex's Human Rights Summer School. He has acted a Research Associate on two separate projects at King's College London. He has also worked as a consultant for the BBC and a policy analyst for several Africa-focused political organisations.
International Law, Doctorate, King's College London
1 Sep 2013 → 1 Oct 2018
Award Date: 18 Oct 2018
LLM Public International Law, Degree, King's College London
Award Date: 1 Sep 2010
LLB Law with German Law, King's College London
2005 → 2009
Rechtswissenschaft, Humboldt University of Berlin
2007 → 2008
External Expert , European Asylum Support Office2021 → …
Subject Expert on the Rule of Law, United Nations2021 → …
Expert Reviewer , International Journal of Refugee Law2020 → …
Expert Researcher, International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges2018 → 2022
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Research output: Book/Report › Book › peer-review
Romit Bhandari (Speaker)
Activity: Talk or presentation › Oral presentation
1 Media contribution
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