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Name: Dr. Rumana Islam
Designation: Associate Professor
Degree:PhD (2010-2015), School of Law, University of Warwick, UK.
Phone:
Email:rirumpa@yahoo.com

PhD (2010-2015), School of Law, University of Warwick, UK.

LL.M (Specialization in Commercial Law) (2005-2006), School of Law, University of Cambridge, UK.

LL.M, Department of Law, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

LL.B (Hons), Department of Law, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Present Positions

  • Associate Professor, Department of Law, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000 (from 24th January, 2016 till date)

 

  • Assistant Director (Research), Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA) (from September 2015 till date)
  • Executive Director (honorary), Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) (from January, 2017 till date)
  • House Tutor (part-time), Ruquayyah Hall, University of Dhaka (from September, 2015 till date)

Previous Positions:

  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Dhaka (from January 2016-June, 2017)
  • Seminar tutor, School of Law, University of Warwick UK (from September, 2011-September 2012)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000 (from 29th April, 2008- 23rd January, 2016)
  • House Tutor, Ruquayyah Hall, University of Dhaka (from July, 2008 till September, 2010)
  • Lecturer, Department of Law, Stamford University Bangladesh (1st January, 2005-26th April, 2008)
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Law, Stamford University Bangladesh (15th September, 2004- 31st December, 2004)
  • Intern, Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs (BILIA). (June 2004-August 2004)
  • Street lawyer and as a Trainer of the Trainers (TOT) of “Street Law” (a program to build legal awareness), a program run by ELCOP(June 2001- June 2003).

A. Books:

(i) ‘A Community in Transition: The Biharis in Bangladesh’ edited by Dr. MizanurRahman, (ELCOP, 2003). Responsible for Chapter 5 (The BihariCommunity from a Human Right Perspective, pp. 133-207) and Chapter 6 (Redeeming the Dignity of the Biharis: A Human Rights Response, pp. 208-258) (ISBN 984-8295-01-1)

B. Articles:

  • “International Legal Regime of Forcible Displacement and State Responsibility” in ELCOP Yearbook of Human Rights, 2016 on “Human Rights and Displacement” edited by Dr. MizanurRahman and Dr. RahmatUllah, (ELCOP, 2016) pp.21-36.
  • “Banker’s Reference and the Bank’s Duty of Confidentiality under Common Law Reappraised”,Jahangirnagar University Journal of Law Vol. IV (2016) pp.81-94
  • “Fair and Equitable Treatment (FET) Standard in Arbitral Practice: Sustainable Development in Context” Bangladesh Journal of Law
  • Interplay between Fair and Equitable Treatment (FET) Standard and other Investment Protection Standards”,Bangladesh Journal of Law, Vol. 14, Nos. 1&2, 2014, at pp. 117-142.
  • “Gender and Terrorism: The ISIS Phenomenon” inELCOP Yearbook of Human Rights, 2015 on ‘Human Rights and Terrorism” edited by Dr. MizanurRahmanand Dr. RahmatUllah, (ELCOP, 2015) PP. 69-78.
  • “Proportionality as a tool for balancing competing interests in investment disputes: Fair and Equitable Treatment (FET) Standard in Context,” Jahangirnagar University Journal of Law (2013) at pp. 119-139
  • “Role of Good Faith in Interpreting Fair and Equitable Treatment (FET) Standard in Arbitral Practice”, Bangladesh Journal of Law, Vol. 12, Nos. 1&2, 2012, at pp. 107-134.
  • Restorative Justice: An Appraisal”in “Post Conflict Justice, Peace and Human Rights” (Editor Dr. MizanurRahman) [ELCOP, 2009]
  • ‘Debunking the myth of “Separate but equal doctrine? Looking at the other side of the story in Brown vs. Board of Education’in Human Rights- 60 Years After UDHR, edited by Dr.MizanurRahman, (ELCOP, 2008) pp. 46-54.
  • ‘Misfeasance in Public Office and the Tortious Liability of the Bank Regulator: Revisiting Three Rivers District Council’ Chittagong University Law Journal (2008) Vol. X pp.37-54
  • ‘Unlawful Dividends and Scope of Unjust Enrichment: Issues and Controversies in English Law’ Stamford Journal of Law, (2008) Vol.1 No.1. pp.41-71
  • ‘Combating Judicial Corruption: An Appraisal’ in Human Rights and Corruption, edited by Dr.MizanurRahman (ELCOP, 2007) pp. 125-134
  • ‘Doctrine of Legitimate Expectation—An Overview’ in Human Rights and Domestic Implementation Mechanism, edited by Dr.MizanurRahman, (ELCOP, 2006) pp. 221-244.

Law of Corporate Finance, International Commercial Arbitration.

  1. Commonwealth Scholarships in the UK for PhD, 2010
  2. Charles Wallace Bangladesh Trust Doctoral Bursary, 2013
  3. Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Bursary for LL.M (2005-2006) University of Cambridge, UK.
  4. Dr. Alim Al-Razi Gold Medal, 2002 for obtaining highest marks in LL.M, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  5. Justice Amiruddin Ahmed Memorial Gold Medal, 2002 for securing first class first position in LL.M, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Study report on “Anatomy of the NHRC Act of 2009 in the Context of Paris Principles” commissioned by the National Human Rights Commission of Bangladesh (with BayazidHossain).

Areas of Interests: International Investment Law, International Investment Arbitration, Commercial Arbitration, Public International Law, Company Law, Banking and Securities Laws and Human Rights