IITKGP

Shuvro Prosun Sarker

Assistant Professor Grade-I

Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law

shuvro@rgsoipl.iitkgp.ac.in

Responsibilities

  • Co-Chairperson, Kshitij
  • Member, Council of Dean, Students Affairs
  • Treasurer, Technology Film Society

Research Areas

  • Human Rights, Humanitarian & Refugee Law
  • Constitutional Law (Post Puttaswamy)
  • A2J, Clinical & Continuing Legal Edu.
  • Personal (Family) Laws & Property
  • Technology & Non-discrimination
Dr. Sarker holds LL.M. and Ph.D. from the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, and B.A.LL.B. (5 Years Course) from University of Calcutta. Before joining the Institute, he served the Maharashtra National Law University Nagpur, National University of Juridical Sciences Kolkata, KIIT Law School and Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group in teaching and research positions. He taught Public International Law, International Refugee Law, International Humanitarian Law, International Human Rights Law, Constitutional Law, Property Laws, and Clinical Courses to undergraduate students, and Law and Justice in a Globalized World and Limited Government and Security Legislations to post-graduate students.

He worked on forced migration, humanitarian situation in Indo-Bangladesh borderland, right to information, excise laws, laws preventing witch hunting and black magic, forest management in West Bengal, and clinical and continuing legal education, etc. He also has deep interest in exploring unenumerated fundamental and constitutional rights (post Puttaswamy Judgment), ideas associated with transformative constitutionalism, personal laws and non-discrimination, human rights of underprivileged sections of Indian society, human rights and criminal justice administration, discrimination based on genetic information, reform of legal education, intelligence and security issues of India, radicalization and extremism in a postcolonial world, imperialism and history of international law, colonization and enforced laws, laws of war and technology, refugee protection and management, etc.
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Principal Investigator

  • Defining a Refugee Protection Law for India Demystifying Social Legal Debates from 1950 to 2019 towards the New Beginning INDIAN COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

Co-Principal Investigator

  • Challenges in Designing an IP-based legal framework for Traditional Cultural Expressions : A study among selected Scheduled tribes in Western Ghats INDIAN COUNCIL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH

Ph. D. Students

Akash

Area of Research: Constitutional Law

Amit Kumar

Area of Research: International Corporate Law & Governance

Arun Mishra

Area of Research: Public Law

Mitu Biswas

Area of Research: Constitutional Law