Faculty Profile


Name : B.S.  Chimni
Designation : Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for International Legal Studies
School of International Studies
Room No : 39
Off. Phone : 2674 4335
Residence :
Email : bschimni@mail.jnu.ac.in   
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in



Areas of Interest/Specialization

International Legal Theory, International Economic Law and International Refugee Law  


Former Vice-Chancellor, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (2004-2007)
Member, Governing Council, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) 

Awards & Honours

Associate Member, Institut de Droit International 

International Collaboration/Consultancy


Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

1. "The Self, Modern Civilization and International Law: Learning from Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj", European Journal of International Law, vol.23, No. 4 (2012) pp. 1159-1173.

2. "International Law Scholarship in Post Colonial India: Coping With Dualism" Leiden Journal of International Law vol. 23 No.1 (2010) pp. 23-51.

3. "Mapping Indian Foreign Economic Policy", International Studies (New Delhi) vol.47, No. 2-4 (2010) pp.163-187.

4. "International Institutions Today: An Imperial Global State in the Making", European Journal of International Law, vol.15, number 1, February 2004, pp.1-39.

5. "The Geopolitics of Refugee Studies: A View from the South", Journal of Refugee Studies vol.11, No.4 (1998) pp.350-374. 

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1. "History of International Organizations: 1945-2013", in Ian Hurd et al eds., The Oxford Handbook on International Organizations (Oxford University Press, New York, 2016).

2. "Legitimating International Rule of Law" in James Crawford and Martti Koskenneimi eds. Cambridge Companion to International Law Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2012 pp.290-309

3. "Retrieving ‘Other’ Visions of the Future: Sri Aurobindo and the Ideal of Human Unity" in Branwen Gruffyd Jones ed., Decolonizing International Relations Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield 2006 pp.197-219  

Patents (if any)