Centre For Post Graduate Legal Studies


Dr.Vesselin Popovski

Associate Professor and Assistant Director, Centre for International Trade and Economic Laws


B.Com. (Hons.), LL.B. (Delhi), LL.M., D.E.A., Ph.D. (Aix-Marseille III, France)

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Prof. Kishore is an Associate 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. She has also been a Research Scholar at the Centre for Studies and Research in International Law and International Relations of The Hague Academy of International Law, The Netherlands and holds the Diploma of the Academy of International Trade Law of the Instituto de Estudos Europeus de Macau, China, both of which were accomplished on full scholarships. Prof. Kishore has been awarded other scholarships as well by the Government of France and international organisations including the United Nations for the International Law Fellowship Programme and The Hague Academy of International Law for its summer programme. 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.

Previously, she was Research Fellow at the World Trade Organization, Geneva. She has also worked with the French Government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Additionally, she has participated in and attended conferences in India and overseas.

She has varied interests such as European Law, Comparative Law, and Public International Law. She has also written on human cloning, women’s issues, refugees, territorial disputes, nuclear weapons, environmental law, and consumer protection. Her main interest lies in Trade, Dispute Settlement, and Development.

Prof. Kishore is fluent in English, Hindi, and French (in which she wrote her PhD and MPhil dissertations).