Harvard student receives Helton Fellowship

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The American Society of International Law (ASIL) has announced its 10th class of Helton Fellowship winners who received a $2,000 micro-grant to peruse fieldwork or research on a variety of issues involving human rights, international criminal law, humanitarian affairs, and other international law areas.

This year’s winners included one Harvard student, Shayak Sarkar, a Ph.D. candidate from the Department of Economics. He will be actively pursuing research to improve financial regulation and governance in collaboration with the Centre for Microfinance and the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy in New Dehli, India.