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Kanad Bagchi

Research Fellow

bagchi@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-705

Main Fields of Research:

Public International Law; Monetary Coordination; Central Banking Law; Sovereign Debts

Education:

MPIL, Doctoral Research Fellow in Law (since 2016) Disseration project: Law of International Monetary Policy Coordination

Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, England MSc in Law and Finance (2015-2016)

Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany
Masters of European & International Law (2013-2014)

KIIT Law School, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar (Odisha) India
B.B.A.LL.B. (Hons.) (2008-2013)

Academic Career:

Research Fellow, MPIL (since October 2016)

Visiting Researcher, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (August 2015 - September 2015)

Research Assistant, Jean-Monnet-Chair for European Law and European Integration at Saarland University (November 2014 - June 2015)

Recent Publications

Further Publications

  • Building a case for the Study of European Union Law in India. In: Lawoctopus, 02.01.2016. http://www.lawctopus.com/building-case-s...
  • The Ultimate Sovereign Debt Showdown: Russia & Ukraine likely to battle it out in court!. In: LSE Eurocrisis Blog, 12.11.2015. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/eurocrisispress/2...
  • Proposals on a Future European State Bankruptcy Law. In: Saar Blueprint, Jean Monnet Saar, Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes (2015). http://jean-monnet-saar.eu/wp-content/up...
  • Your Facebook Data Just Got a Lot More Secure - Dissecting the Safe Harbor Decision of the ECJ. In: Briefing Paper, Jean Monnet Saar, Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, 15.10.2015. http://jean-monnet-saar.eu/?p=940
  • UN General Assembly resolution on Basic Principles on Debt Restructuring Processes: a first step towards a global state bankruptcy regime?. In: LSE Eurocrisis Blog, 09.10.2015. http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/eurocrisispress/2...
  • Has the Council of the EU’s Decision on Relocation of Refugees Given Adequate Effect to the Commission’s Proposals?. In: Oxford Human Rights Blog, 02.10.2015. http://ohrh.law.ox.ac.uk/has-the-council...
  • Are the EU Commission’s Latest Proposals Sufficient to Solve the Refugee Crisis?. In: Oxford Human Rights Blog, 23.09.2015. http://ohrh.law.ox.ac.uk/are-the-eu-comm...
  • The winter is approaching” – Juncker and his state of the union address – has it said enough regarding the refugee crisis?. In: European Law Blog, 15.09.2015. http://europeanlawblog.eu/?p=2863
  • A Fervent Call For An Immediate Sovereign Debt Restructuring Plan for Greece. In: Briefing Paper, Jean Monnet Saar, Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, 20.07.2015. http://jean-monnet-saar.eu/?p=876
  • The inconsistent guardians of Human Rights in the Digital Age – Differing Standards and a Missed Opportunity. In: Briefing Paper, Jean Monnet Saar, Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, 02.06.2015. http://jean-monnet-saar.eu/?p=863
  • The Long Road Towards a Genuine Centre Bank – ECB and Its OMT Program. In: Briefing Paper, Jean Monnet Saar, Europa-Institut, Universität des Saarlandes, 01.06.2015. http://jean-monnet-saar.eu/?p=855
  • Crowdfunding in India: A Tale of Misplaced Regulations. In: ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL WEEKLY XLIX: 48 (2014). http://www.epw.in/author/kanad-bagchi
  • Options or No Options: Ambiguity in FDI Policy. In: NLIU LAW REVIEW (2013).
  • Critical Analysis of Companies Bill 2011 with Special Emphasis on Mergers and Amalgamation Provisions. In: RMLNLU LAW REVIEW III: 2 (2012).
  • The Tortured Bill: An Analysis of the Prevention of Torture Bill 2010. In: JOURNAL OF INDIAN LAW AND SOCIETY 2 (2010). http://jils.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/201...

Presentations

22 Oct 2018

Decriminalizing Homosexuality in India: Colonial Vestiges and Transformative Constitutionalism - The case of Navtej Johar v Union of India (6th September 2018)

Referentenbesprechung Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

06 Feb 2017

Salient Features of the Indian Constitution

Referentenbesprechung

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

05 Feb 2018

The Supreme Court Decision on the Right to Privacy Under the Indian Constitution

Referentenbesprechung

Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

18 May 2017

Jadhav Case (India v. Pakistan)

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Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

Paper titled "Monetary sovereignty and Monetary Coordination: Shall the Twain Never Meet?", Workshop on Economic Aspects of Sovereignty, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.   , 10.10.2018

Presented on "Transformative Constitutionalism in India", Max Planck Masterclass on 'Transformative Constitutionalism: The Example of Colombia' with Professor Manuel Jose Cepeda Espinosa. , 10.09.2018 - 13.09.2018

Paper Titled "The Chinese Belt and road Initiative: Strengthening or Challenging the Universality of International Law?" European Society of International Law (ESIL), University of Manchester. , 13.09.2018 - 15.09.2018

Participated and Presented a paper titled "Envisioning Contestation in the International Law of the XXIst Century through the Belt and Road Initiative" Third World Approaches to International law Conference, National University of Singapore.  , 19.07.2018 - 21.07.2018

Participated and Organized the "Fourth Annual Max Planck Young Legal Scholars Forum" (Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg) http://www.mpil.de/en/pub/employment-opportunities/doctoral-training/fourth-max-planck-young-legal.cfm, 28.06.2018 - 29.07.2018

Presented Paper Titled "The Chinese Belt and Road Initiative: Strengthening or challenging the Universality of International law?" KFG Lunch Talk, Humboldt University (http://kfg-intlaw.de/News%20and%20Events/Events/Lunch.php) , 07.06.2018

Invited panelist and Speaker, "International Conference on Banking and Finance" Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, (17th and 18th March 2018).  , 17.03.2018 - 18.03.2018

Presented a Paper Titled "Historical Capitalism and Capital Controls under International Law" at the Young Scholars' Conference, Sciences Po Law School, (Paris 18th and 19th January 2018). 

Keynote Speaker, "2nd International Conference on International Economic Law" College of Legal Studies, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun , 19.05.2017 - 20.05.2017

Lecture, "European Union's Response to the Sovereign Debt Crisis - Taking Law Seriously?" DAAD Scholarship Holders Meeting, Bayreuth , 28.04.2017 - 30.04.2017

Participated and presented a paper titled “The Way Forward – Proposals for a Future State Bankruptcy Law under European Union Law” in a seminar organized by Europa-Institut, Universität Des Saarlandes (Frauenchiemsee, Bavaria – 9-13th June, 2014)

Participated and presented a paper titled “Financial Damages in Non-National Laws - A comparative Analysis” in a seminar (Europa-Institut, Universität Des Saarlandes & ICC, Paris – 1-2nd May, 2014)

Honours

DAAD Scholarship, awarded for pursuing Doctoral studies in Law at a German Institution (2016-2019)

Financial Aid Award, for pursuing the MSc in Law and Finance (MLF) course at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford (2015-2016)

Awardee, Deutschland Stipendium, awarded under the program of support of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Europe and Europa-Institut Universität Des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany (2014-2015)

Secured Rank 1 (Gold) out of class of 75 during Masters of European & International Law at Europa-Institut Universität Des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany (2013-2014)

Awardee, DAAD Scholarship or “Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding – Dr. Angela Merkel Scholarship for Masters in European Law” (German Academic Exchange Service [DAAD] – 2013-2014)

Awardee, Founder’s Gold Medal Award at the “9th Annual Convocation” for outstanding all round performance in the whole University across all streams, (KIIT– November 16, 2013)

Awardee, Student Achiever Award for raising the “issue of right of self-identification for the transgenders and eunuchs” during the interactive session with Mr. Navin B. Chawla, Chief Election Commissioner of India, which resulted in the official decision of assigning distinct identity to the transgender community (January 26, 2010)

Memberships


Miscellaneous

PhD Representative, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law (2018-2019)