Mr Ritabrata Roy

Post:Research student (Law)
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Mr. Ritabrata Roy has graduated from the School of Law, KIIT University in Bhubaneshwar in the year 2013. Then he moved to the United States of America to pursue his Masters in International and Comparative Laws from the George Washington University in Washington DC. He is also recipient of the prestigious Thomas Bergenthaul Scholarship awarded by the University. After completing his Masters programme in USA he moved to the United Kingdom to pursue MA in International Politics in the year 2014 from the University of Manchester. Mr. Roy has also worked as a lawyer and an arbitrator in India since 2015 with many leading law firms in India. Before joining University of Sussex as a Reasearch Student to pursue his PhD he had been working as an Assistant Professor in Lloyd Law College, in Uttar Pradesh, India. 


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Thesis title: No more on the periphery: Hearing voices of the male victims of honour crimes

Overview of the Research: The core subject matter in this research is the issue of male victimization in a unique kind of human right abuses happening worldwide i.e. honour crimes. This research focusses on the "Matured Multiculturalism" approach within intersectionality studies. 

The primary research question here is, to what extent honour crimes can be considered as gender-neutral violence?

This research will be based upon the qualitative research methodology in the geographical context of India and England. 


Currently pursuing PhD from School of Law, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

M.A in International Relations (University Of Manchester, U.K)

LL.M in International and Comparative Laws (The George Washington University, Washington DC, U.S.A)

B.A.-LL.B Honours (School of Law, KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar, India)


Member - Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) United Kingdom 

Conferences and Seminars:

Participant at “International Conference on International Trade and Commerce” (Department of Commerce, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, 5th-7th March, 2010).

Presented a Paper titled “Copenhagen or CSS: A bit of Both” in International Humanitarian and Refugee law Conference held in Lloyd Law College Greater Noida organized by (LLC-ILSA) Chapter on 17th March 2018.

Participated in International Convention on Sustainable Trade and Standards organized by United Nations and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.