Visiting professors and visiting lecturers

Emre Turkut PhD

Visiting Lecturer
International Human Rights Law

Ph.D. in Law (Ghent University, 2020)
LL.M. in Public International Law (University of Kent, 2015)
LL.B. in Law (Ankara University, 2013)

Significant Professional Experience 

  • Postdoctoral Research Affiliate, Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI), 2020-present
  • PhD Researcher, Ghent University, Department of European, Public and International Law, 2016-2020
  • DAAD Visiting Fellow, Hertie School, Centre for Fundamental Rights, 2019-2020
  • Swedish Institute Fellow, Uppsala University, Swedish Institute of International Law (SIFIR), 2018-2019
  • Research/Teaching Fellow, Turgut Özal University, Faculty of Law, 2014-2016

ORCID - SSRN - Twitter

Current research

  • Derogation from human rights, emergency powers, counter-terrorism, authoritarian rule of law, judicial politics in authoritarian regimes, self-determination, minority rights, secession

Main publications (selected)

  • (2020) “The ‘Reasonable Suspicion’ Test of Turkey’s Post-Coup Emergency Rule under the European Convention on Human Rights”, Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights 38(4), pp. 264-282 (with S. Garahan)
  • (2020) “Osman Kavala v Turkey: unravelling the Matryoshka dolls” European Human Rights Law Review 3, pp.288-297
  • (2020) “Non-discrimination, minority rights and self-determination: Turkey’s post-coup state of emergency and the position of Turkey’s Kurds’ in H. Aydin & W. Langley (eds.), Human Rights in Turkey: Assaults on Human Dignity (Springer Press) pp.109-129 (with T. Phillips)
  • (2019) “Accommodating security imperatives v. protecting fundamental rights: The challenge of states of emergency in the context of countering terrorism in Turkey” Security & Human Rights 28(1-4), pp.1-33
  • (2019) “Chapter 18: Turkey” in Fulvio Maria Palombino (ed.) Duelling for Supremacy: International Law vs. National Fundamental Principles (Cambridge University Press) pp.336-354 (with I. Qoraboyev)
  • (2018) “Turkey’s post-coup ‘purification process’: collective dismissals of the public servants under the European Convention on Human Rights” Human Rights Law Review 18.3, pp.539-565 (with T. Ruys)
  • (2017) “International Law in the Turkish Legal Order: Transnational Judicial Dialogue and the Turkish Constitutional Court” Italian Yearbook of International Law, 26(1), pp.41-62 (with I. Qoraboyev)

Full publication list is available at ‘My Bibliography’.