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Saptarishi Bandopadhyay

Saptarishi Bandopadhyay

Faculty Fellow, Osgoode Hall Law School

Faculty Fellow

Saptarishi Bandopadhyay is an assistant professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. He holds a doctorate from Harvard University, master’s degrees from Harvard Law School and American University, and he received his formal legal training at the National University of Juridical Sciences in India. Saptarishi’s first book, All Is Well: Catastrophe and the Making of the Normal State was published by Oxford University Press in 2022. His work has appeared in encyclopedias, edited volumes, and in legal and interdisciplinary journals such as the University of British Columbia Law Review, the Fordham Environmental Law Review, Global Jurist, the Indian Journal of International Law, and the Journal of Intellectual Property Rights. Saptarishi has studied and worked in disaster management in central India, in the borderlands between India, Pakistan, and China, and in the Philippines. He has trained and advised officials and civil society in India, Thailand, Canada, and at the United Nations, and he has published widely on disaster risk, international law, and related areas. Saptarishi has received research and advocacy grants and fellowships from the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Harvard University, the Public International Law and Policy Group, the Center for International Environmental Law, Brown University's Watson Institute for International Studies, York University's Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research, and the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society, among other institutions.

Research keywords:

Disasters; humanitarianism; human displacement; international law; international environmental law and politics; global public health; climate change; risk


Global Health & Humanitarianism




Visions of Crisis, Blueprints of Rule, with Saptarishi Bandopadhyay

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