Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Prof. Dr. Philipp Dann

Vikram Aditya Narayan

Vikram Picture.JPGResearcher
Chair for Public Law and Comparative Law

Postal address

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Juristische Fakultät
Öffentliches Recht und Rechtsvergleichung
10099 Berlin


Altes Palais, Raum 419
Unter den Linden 9, Berlin-Mitte


Fields of Interest

Constitutional theory, comparative constitutional law, law & politics, law & development, law & literature, jurisprudence, critical theory, administrative law, media law, post-colonial studies.

Short Bio

  • 01/2020 - Present: PhD, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
  • 01/2019 - 12/2019: Advocate, New Delhi
  • 10/2018 - 12/2018: Visiting Researcher, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
  • 09/2017 - 06/2018: LLM, UCL
  • 07/2013 - 08/2017: Advocate, New Delhi


Select Articles

  • 2018. 'Institution Matters: A Critical Analysis of the Role of the Supreme Court of India and the Responsibilities of the Chief Justice', Verfassung und Rechte in Übersee, vol. 51, no. 3, pp. 290-331 (co-authored with Jahnavi Sindhu) [available here]
  • 2018. 'A historical argument for proportionality under the Indian Constitution', Indian Law Review, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 51-88 (co-authored with Jahnavi Sindhu) [available here]
  • 2016. 'Matters of Morality', Comparative Constitutional and Administrative Law Quarterly, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 4-27 [available here


Select Academic Blog Posts

  • 2019. 'A Multi-Layered Indian Judicial Crisis: Listing and Hearing of Cases in the Supreme Court of India', IACL-AIDC Blog (co-authored with Jahnavi Sindhu) [available here]
  • 2016. 'Sentencing and the Possibility of Reform in India', Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog [available here]


  • 2019-2020. Seminar courses on Constitutional Law, NLU Delhi.

  • 2018. Seminar course on Constitutional Law, NLSIU Bangalore.