Farhaan is a Senior Lecturer in Public International Law at the School of Law, Brac University. His academic and professional work and interests encompassing the entire spectrum of Public International Law. Farhaan has formerly worked as a Legal Professional at the Office of Public Counsel for Victims (OPCV) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, as part of the diverse team representing victims of atrocities before the International Criminal Court (ICC). Although Farhaan’s work and interests spans the entire spectrum of public international law, his research and advocacy in international law are centred around Third World Approaches to International Law (TWAIL), and postcolonial and North-South dynamics in international law.
Farhaan has conducted research, presented, and published on a multitude of subjects of public international law, inter alia, Bangladesh’s framework of engagement with international law, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international economic law, and international dispute settlement. He has written multiple briefs and opinions for multiple entities on a number of questions of international law. He has also published numerous advocacies, opinions, and think pieces on various issues of international law; particularly, relating to the situation of the Rohingya people in Myanmar and Bangladesh in numerous national and international mediums.
Farhaan has an LLM from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Commonwealth and Cambridge Trust Scholar. He was awarded the Emer de Vattel Scholarship by The Hague Academy of International Law in 2019, and the Vice Chancellor’s Medal by Brac University in 2014.
School of Law, Brac University, 66 Mohakhali, Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh