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Tanjina has joined the Monash Law Faculty as a full-time lecturer in 2019. Her previous teaching experience included working as a full-time Lecturer at a premier Bangladeshi Law School for three and a half years. During this time, she led a research project for the United Nations Development Programme, which produced a research report proposing reforms to the criminal justice sector in Bangladesh.

Tanjina completed an LLM, specialising in Commercial Laws at the University of Cambridge, and holds another LLM, as well as LLB, from the University of Dhaka. Tanjina is also a former Commonwealth Scholar. Her PhD at Monash was in International Economic Law.  During her PhD candidature, she participated in the investment treaty mapping project undertaken by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Tanjina’s research interests include International Economic Law, Arbitration, Public International Law, and Commercial Laws. She has published internationally on these topics. Presently, Tanjina is initiating a new research project on the application of human rights norms in investor-state arbitration. She is also working on other projects related to the rule of law in international investment law, and regulation of foreign investments during Covid-19.

Monash teaching commitment

Law3112 Corporations Law

Law5002 Principles of Contract Law A

Law2101 Contract A

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Investor-State Arbitration
  • International Investment Law
  • Public International Law
  • International Economic Law
  • Settlement of International Disputes
  • Arbitration
  • Law of Corporations