• Dr. Nizamuddin Ahmad Siddiqui is Assistant Professor at the Jindal Global Law School, O.P. Jindal Global University, India – 131 001 (India). He holds a PhD in International Law from Jindal Global Law School (2022) and is an alumnus of South Asian University (LL.M., 2013), Indian Society of International Law (PG Dip., 2012) and Aligarh Muslim University (B.A.LL.B., 2011). He has received a South Asian University Scholarship and was an awardee of the V.K. Krishna Menon Memorial Gold Medal in International Law (2011-2012). Dr Siddiqui works in the areas of law, identity and religion and has previously taught at Aligarh Muslim University-Murshidabad (2013-2014), West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (2014-2017), and BSA Crescent Institute of Science and Technology (2021-2022). He is a Member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Law and Religious Affairs (AIMPLB) and the Journal of International Law and Comity (Weeramantry Centre). His research works around the themes of plurality of legal imagination, civilizational history of law, religion in public space and Islamic jurisprudence. His PhD Thesis explores the Shari’a Praxis in International Law and argues for a plurality of legal imaginations.

    Dr. Siddiqui has presented his works at the 20th Congress of the Brazilian Academy of International Law (August 2022), Asser Institute (2021), Maastricht University (2021), Michigan Junior Scholars Workshop (2021), TWAIL Conference (2015) and World Congress on International Law (2015). His work on inter-subjectivity in international law is due for publication in the Conference Proceedings of the Brazilian Congress (2022). His other article on Islamic Law roots of Common Law is due for publication in the Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law and Practice (Scopus) (2022). He also contributes to mainstream print media on issues concerning the Muslim identity. Some of his ideas have found space in The Indian Express, Hindustan Times, Scroll and First Post.

education and training

  • Ph.D. in Law, Jindal Global Law School, Shari’a and International Law: An Exploration in Legal Praxis 2017 - 2022
  • LL.M. in International Legal Studies, South Asian University , Faculty of Legal Studies, Responsibility of International Organizations in Situations of Intervention through Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) 2011 - 2013
  • LL.B. in Law, Aligarh Muslim University , Faculty of Law 2006 - 2011

full name

  • Nizamuddin Ahmad Siddiqui

primary email

  • nasiddiqui[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in