Dr. S. G. Sreejith

Professor and Vice Dean and Executive Director, Centre for International Legal Studies
LL.B.; M.B.L. (University of Kerala); M.Phil. (JNU); LL.D. (University of Lapland)

Prof. (Dr.) S.G. Sreejith is Professor and Vice Dean, Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University. He holds LL.D. (with high honours) from the University of Lapland, M.Phil. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, M.B.L. and LL.B. both from the University of Kerala. Prior to joining JGLS, he worked with reputed intuitions like the Arctic Centre; the University of Lapland; National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS); and the University of Kerala He is the author of “Transcending Jurisprudence: A Critique of the Architectonics of International Law” (Lapland: Lapland University Press, 2010). He has also published in journals like Third World Quarterly, San Diego International Law Journal, California Western International Law Journal, Journal of Space Law, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review, Air and Space Law, Space Policy, Journal of Law and Social Deviance, Indian Journal of International Law, Journal of the Indian Law Institute, to name few. He sits on the editorial board of the Indian Journal of International Law (Springer). He has also served as special issue editor of Journal of Human Values (Sage) and Jindal Global Law Review (Springer). 
  

Professor Sreejith is the winner of AAAF Brun Award and Medal instituted by the Association Aeronautique ET Astronautique De France. He has been awarded the “CIMO Fellowship” of the Government of Finland (2004) and the research grants of “Ella and Georg Ehnrooth Foundation” (2007), “Finnish Cultural Foundation” (2008), and “Finnish Lawyers’ Association (2009). His areas of interest are public international law, heterodox approaches to international legal thought, and air and space law. He is the Study Group Chair for Public International Law, International Association of Law Schools (IALS).  

 

Books and Edited Volumes

  • International Law in Plural (Delhi: Oxford University Press). (commissioned)  
  • Transcending Jurisprudence: A Critique of the Architectonics of International Law (Lapland: Lapland University Press, 2010). 368 pp. 

  • Co-Guest Editor (with Rajesh Babu), Special Issue: Temporal Pluralism: Alternative Ethics of Law and SocietyJournal of Human Values, Volume 25, Number 1, 2020. (forthcoming) 

  • Co-Guest Editor (with Prof. Kamrul Hossain), Jindal Global Law Review, Volume 8, Number 1, 2017.  

Articles & Chapters

  • The Fallen Envoy: The Rise and Fall of Astronauts in International Space LawSpace Policy, vol.44, 2019 (forthcoming) 
  • The Dichotomy of Selfhood and Well-being in the Barents: Toward a Redemptive Project, Journal of Law and Social Deviance, vol.16, 2018 (with Kamrul Hossain). (forthcoming) 
  • Legality of the Gulf Ban on Qatari Flights: State Sovereignty at Crossroads, Air and Space Law, vol.43, no.2, 2018, pp.191-203. 
  • Unmaking a National Space Legislation for India: Indigenizing Space Law through the Organic Science of Indian Space Program, Journal of Air Law and Commerce, vol.83, no.1, 2018, pp.109-42. 
  • Gandhi and International Law: Satyagraha as Universal Justice, in Rajesh Babu and Burra Srinivas eds., Locating India in the Contemporary International Legal Order (Springer, 2018), pp.9-29. 
  • Reframing Arctic Governance and the Asian StatesJindal Global Law Review, vol.8, no.1, 2017, pp.1-6 (with Kamrul Hossain). 
  • A Revolution in Social and Legal Change: The Kerala-Model Resistance Against Pesticide Overuse through Organic Farming, 26 San Joaquin Agricultural Law Review 53 (2017). 
  • Institutional Cost of International Space Law, 41 Journal of Space Law 57-92 (2017) (with Yugank Goyal) 
  • An Auto-Critique of TWAIL’s Historical Fallacy: Sketching An Alternative Manifesto, 38 Third World Quarterly 1511-31 (2017) 
  • Vedanta and the Philosophy of International Law: From Human Sociality to Ahuman Reality, 55 Indian Journal of International Law 1 (2015). 
  • Epistemology of Legal Leftism: An Ontological Critique¸ 55 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 429-75 (2013).      
  • Subjective Environmentalism: The Barents Euro-Arctic Council and Its Climate Change Policy, in Nigel Bankes, Carina Keskitalo, and Timo Koivurova eds., Climate Governance in the Arctic 383-402 (Hanover: Springer-Verlag, 2009).  
  • Whither International Law, Thither Space Law: A Discipline in Transition38 California Western International Law Journal 331-417 (2008). 
  • Public International Law and the WTO: A Reckoning of Legal Positivism and Neoliberalism, 9 San Diego International Law Journal 5-80 (2007). 
  • Compliance Jurisprudence, 48 Journal of the Indian Law Institute 333-58 (2006). 
  • International Space Law: A Saga of Mankind’s Lost Aspirations, 2 AALCO Quarterly 1-20 (2006). 
  • The Pertinent Law for Outer Space Related Intellectual Property Issues: An Odyssey into TRIPs, 45 Indian Journal of International Law 180-200 (2005)
  • Ella Ja Georg Ehrnroothin Säätiö, 2008
  • Suomen Kolttuurirahasto (Finnish Cultural Foundation), 2007
  • Oikeustieteen tutkimussäätiö, 2006
  • CIMO Scholarship, Government of Finland
  • Rector’s Scholarship, University of Lapland (multiple times) 

International Law Theory and Philosophy of Law