Biography

Gayathree is a DPhil student in public international law. Her work on international responsibility for human rights violations committed by de facto regimes is being supervised Dr Miles Jackson and Dr Efthymios Papastavridis. Gayathree is a tutor in public international law for visiting students at Hertford College. She is also Co-Convenor of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Group, a Graduate Mooting Assistant at the Faculty of Law, an Events Assistant at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, and an Associate Editor of the Indian Law Review. She was Co-Chairperson of Oxford Pro Bono Publico in 2020-21.

Gayathree completed the MPhil in Law (with distinction) and the Bachelor of Civil Law (with distinction). She completed both courses as an OICSD Scholar at Somerville College. On the Bachelor of Civil Law, Gayathree received Law Faculty prizes in International Law & Armed Conflict and International Economic Law. Before coming to Oxford, she completed BA, LLB (Hons) at Gujarat National Law University, India.

Gayathree takes keen interest in public international law and human rights law. In 2017, she interned at the International Law Commission, and researched on issues of immunity of State officials, State Succession in respect of State Responsibility and jus cogens norms. In 2018, she worked as a Teaching Assistant at Ashoka University, India, and taught modules on public international law. She has performed well at moots like the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court, the Blackstone Human Rights Moot and the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.

Publications

Recent additions

  • GD Kalliyat Thazhathuveetil and Sameer Rashid Bhat, 'Navtej: A Queer Rights Jurisprudential Revolution?' (2020) 13 NUJS Law Review

Journal Article (1)

GD Kalliyat Thazhathuveetil and Sameer Rashid Bhat, 'Navtej: A Queer Rights Jurisprudential Revolution?' (2020) 13 NUJS Law Review

Centres

Research projects

Research programmes

Research Interests

Public International Law; Human Rights Law; Transitional Justice

Events organised by Gayathree Devi Kalliyat Thazhathuveetil

Past events

31 May 2021

Monday - 1:00PM

Book Discussion - The Rohingya, Justice and International Law

Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series

Speaker

Judge Kriangsak Kittichaisaree; Ambassador Stephen Rapp; Dr Priya Pillai

Speaker Affiliation

Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea; Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict; Asia Justice Coalition

Venue

Zoom Webinar

26 Apr 2021

Monday - 1:00PM

Warm Bonds or Functional Transactions? Being Neighbours During Ethnic Pogroms in India

Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series

Speaker

Raheel Dhattiwala

Speaker Affiliation

Department of Sociology, University of Oxford

Venue

Zoom Webinar

08 Mar 2021

Monday - 9:30AM

Australian War Crimes in Afghanistan: National Mechanisms, Positive Complementarity and Command Responsibility

Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series

Speaker

Douglas Guilfoyle

Speaker Affiliation

Associate Professor of International and Security Law, UNSW Canberra

Venue

Zoom Webinar

06 Mar 2021

Saturday - 4:00PM

Blackstone Human Rights Moot 2021: Final Round and Q&A with Blackstone Chambers

Speaker

Ivan Hare QC, Tom Lowenthal, Kate O'Regan, Sanya Samtani and Ayushi Agarwal

Speaker Affiliation

Judges of the Final Round of the Blackstone Human Rights Moot 2021

Venue

Zoom Meeting

01 Mar 2021

Monday - 1:00PM

Kashmir and the State of Exception

Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series

Speaker

Habeel Iqbal

Speaker Affiliation

Legal Consultant, Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons, Kashmir

Venue

Zoom Webinar

22 Feb 2021

Monday - 1:00PM

Invoking 'Transitional Justice' without a Transition: Reflections on Sri Lanka's Transitional Justice Programme, 2015-2019

Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series

Speaker

Kumaravadivel Guruparan

Speaker Affiliation

Attorney-at-Law, formerly Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Venue

Zoom Webinar

15 Feb 2021

Monday - 10:00AM

Book Launch: The Justice of Visual Art - Creative State-Building in Times of Transition

Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) Seminar Series

Speaker

Eliza Garnsey

Speaker Affiliation

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in International Relations, University of Cambridge

Venue

Zoom Webinar

Research projects