Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for International Trade and Economic Laws
B.Com. (Hons.), LL.B. (University of Delhi, India);
LL.M., D.E.A., Ph.D. (Université d’Aix-Marseille III, France)
Prof. (Dr.) Kishore is Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for International Trade and Economic Laws. Prof. Kishore studied at the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales et Communautaires (CERIC) of the Université Paul Cézanne d’Aix-Marseille III, France, where she earned a doctorate in International Trade Law and a MPhil in Public International Law. She also holds a Master in European Business Law from the same university. She was twice awarded the prestigious Gustave Eiffel Excellence Scholarship by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Additionally, she has been a recipient of a number of awards as well as full scholarships and fellowships from various national and international organisations/entities including the United Nations, the European Union, and the Government of France, among others. In India, she obtained a Bachelor of Laws from the Campus Law Centre and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Sri Ram College of Commerce of the University of Delhi.
She teaches courses on Labour Law, International Trade Law, and related subjects. Additionally, she is Visiting Professor at Université Pantheon-Assas Paris II, France’s top law school, where she teaches law courses in French. Previously, she was Research Fellow at the World Trade Organization, Geneva. She has also worked with the Centre de Sciences Humaines and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Prof. Kishore is a member of various international research projects and programmes such as Global Justice/Injustice, Reconsidering European Contributions to Global Justice (GLOBUS), and New Silk Road. China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Context, among others. She has co-edited an issue of the Jindal Global Law Review, has been on its Editorial Board, and has been a referee for a number of journals. Additionally, she has participated in and attended conferences in India and overseas, and has been a resource person in international capacity building programmes.
She has varied interests such as European Law, Comparative Law, Continental Law, and Public International Law. Her main interest lies in Trade and Development. She has written and published extensively in English and French not only in International Trade Law but also in other areas of Public International Law and Comparative Law such as human cloning, comfort women, territorial disputes, nuclear weapons, environmental law, and consumer protection.
Prof. Kishore is fluent in Hindi, English, and French (in which she wrote her PhD and MPhil dissertations) and has basic/beginner’s knowledge of another nine Asian and European languages. She is also trained to teach French as a foreign language. She also practices different types of visual arts which she has exhibited nationally.