Dr Asli Ozcelik Olcay

  • Postdoctoral Researcher and Glasgow Centre for International Law and Secruity (GCILS) Academic Coordinator (School of Law)

Biography

Asli Ozcelik Olcay is Postdoctoral Researcher in International Law. Her principal research interests concern the relationship between peace-making and international law. More broadly, she works in the fields of public international law, international human rights law, international criminal law, and comparative constitutional law, with a particular interest in the issues of non-state actors, self-determination, transitional justice, and post-conflict constitution-making.

Asli is Programme Co-Director of the Erasmus Mundus Master Degree in International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development. She is also a member of the Glasgow Human Rights Network’s Steering Committee.

Asli was awarded her PhD in Law by the University of Glasgow in 2018. She holds an LLM in International Law from Newnham College, University of Cambridge, and an LLB from Bilkent University in Turkey.

Research interests

Public International Law in general.

In particular: Peace-making and international law, humanitarian-peace-development nexus, collective security, statehood and self-determination, non-state actors, transitional justice, post-conflict constitution-making.

Publications

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Number of items: 9.

2021

Methymaki, E. and Ozcelik, A. (2021) Europe. In: Geiss, R. and Melzer, N. (eds.) Oxford Handbook on the International Law of Global Security. Oxford University Press. (Accepted for Publication)

Ozcelik, A. (2021) The challenges of legalised peacemaking: the case of the 2012-16 peace negotiations in Colombia. In: Turner, C. and Wäehlisch, M. (eds.) Rethinking Peace Mediation: Critical Perspectives on International Peacemaking. Bristol University Press. ISBN 9781529208191

2020

Ozcelik Olcay, A. (2020) Negotiating peace with (proscribed) Non-State Armed Groups. [Website]

Ozcelik, A. (2020) Entrenching peace in law: do peace agreements possess international legal status? Melbourne Journal of International Law, 21(1), pp. 190-299.

Ozcelik, A. and Olcay, T. (2020) (Un)constitutional change rooted in peace agreements. International Journal of Constitutional Law, (Accepted for Publication)

Ozcelik Olcay, A. (2020) “Corona Ceasefires”: An Opportunity for Negotiated Agreements? [Website]

2019

Ozcelik, A. (2019) Cindy Wittke, Law in the Twilight: International Courts and Tribunals, the Security Council and the Internationalisation of Peace Agreements between State and Non-State Parties. Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 24(2), pp. 418-422. (doi: 10.1093/jcsl/kry030)[Book Review]

2018

Ozcelik, A. and Sapiano, J. (2018) The Bangsamoro Organic Law: a Concrete Step towards Peace in Mindanao. [Website]

2017

Ozcelik, A. (2017) Legal Normativity in the Resolution of Internal Armed Conflict by Philipp Kastner. Melbourne Journal of International Law, 18(1), pp. 104-109. [Book Review]

This list was generated on Sat Jan 23 16:22:19 2021 GMT.
Number of items: 9.

Articles

Ozcelik, A. (2020) Entrenching peace in law: do peace agreements possess international legal status? Melbourne Journal of International Law, 21(1), pp. 190-299.

Ozcelik, A. and Olcay, T. (2020) (Un)constitutional change rooted in peace agreements. International Journal of Constitutional Law, (Accepted for Publication)

Book Sections

Methymaki, E. and Ozcelik, A. (2021) Europe. In: Geiss, R. and Melzer, N. (eds.) Oxford Handbook on the International Law of Global Security. Oxford University Press. (Accepted for Publication)

Ozcelik, A. (2021) The challenges of legalised peacemaking: the case of the 2012-16 peace negotiations in Colombia. In: Turner, C. and Wäehlisch, M. (eds.) Rethinking Peace Mediation: Critical Perspectives on International Peacemaking. Bristol University Press. ISBN 9781529208191

Book Reviews

Ozcelik, A. (2019) Cindy Wittke, Law in the Twilight: International Courts and Tribunals, the Security Council and the Internationalisation of Peace Agreements between State and Non-State Parties. Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 24(2), pp. 418-422. (doi: 10.1093/jcsl/kry030)[Book Review]

Ozcelik, A. (2017) Legal Normativity in the Resolution of Internal Armed Conflict by Philipp Kastner. Melbourne Journal of International Law, 18(1), pp. 104-109. [Book Review]

Website

Ozcelik Olcay, A. (2020) Negotiating peace with (proscribed) Non-State Armed Groups. [Website]

Ozcelik Olcay, A. (2020) “Corona Ceasefires”: An Opportunity for Negotiated Agreements? [Website]

Ozcelik, A. and Sapiano, J. (2018) The Bangsamoro Organic Law: a Concrete Step towards Peace in Mindanao. [Website]

This list was generated on Sat Jan 23 16:22:19 2021 GMT.

Grants

Research Grants

  • Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and DFG (German Research Foundation) (2020-2023) – Project: “The Law of Protracted Conflict: Bridging the Humanitarian-Development Divide” (Co-I) – £385,000
  • Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Award (2020) – Project: “Youth-led Peace: Inclusion of Youth in Peace Processes” (PI) – £4,875
  • Global Challenges Research Fund Pump-Priming Award (2019) – Project: “Harmonising constitutional reform with peace-making: The case of Ukraine” (Co-I) –£9,325
  • Political Settlements Research Programme, University of Edinburgh, Seed Funding (2018) – Project: “Re-thinking peace and constitution-making” – £1,000

Other Grants

  • Erasmus+, Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree: International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development (2020-2026) (Co-Director of the Programme) – €4.35million
  • University of Glasgow, Researcher Development Programme Internship Grant (2020) – To allow hiring an “Erasmus Mundus Work Placement Intern” (Primary Internship Supervisor) – £1,000
  • University of Glasgow, Researcher Development Funding (2017) – Researcher development programme: “A human rights postgraduate researcher community: enhancing knowledge exchange, engagement & employability” – £2,805
  • University of Glasgow, Employability Grant (2017) – Employability event series: “Careers in human rights” – £200

 

 

Supervision

Dr Ozcelik Olcay is interested in supervising research students in international law, and in particular in the following areas: the use of force, the laws of armed conflict, peacekeeping, peace-making, transitional justice, self-determination, non-state actors, international human rights law, and international criminal law.

In addition to proposals for doctoral research, she welcomes applications by students seeking to study towards an LLM by Research.

 

PhD Candidates under Supervision:

Andreas Piperides – “Countering Hegemony: A Marxist Approach to the Relationship Between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law”

Ayse Yildiz – “Externalization of Migration Control: International Legal Guarantees against the Erosion of Refugee Protection“

Fuat Balaban – “Addressing Low-Intensity Cyber Operations under International Law”

 

  • Piperides, Andreas
    Countering Hegemony: A Marxist Approach to the Relationship Between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law