Dr Asli Ozcelik Olcay
- Lecturer in International Law (Law)
Asli Ozcelik Olcay is a Lecturer in International Law. She is Programme Co-Director of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development.
Her principal research interests concern the relationship between peacemaking and international law. More broadly, she works in the fields of public international law, international human rights law, international criminal law, the laws of armed conflict, and comparative constitutional law, with a particular interest in non-state armed groups, self-determination, transitional justice, post-conflict constitution-making, and humanitarian assistance.
Previously, Asli was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Glasgow. She holds degrees from the University of Glasgow (PhD), University of Cambridge (LLM), and Bilkent University in Turkey (LLB), and was a Visiting Researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
Public International Law in general.
In particular: Peace-making and international law, humanitarian-peace-development nexus, collective security, statehood and self-determination, non-state armed groups, transitional justice, post-conflict constitution-making.
- Erasmus+ Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree: International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development (2020-2026) (Programme Co-Director) – €4.35million
- Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Award (2021-2022) – Project: “Meaningful engagement with youth for peace and security” (PI) – £12,300
- 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) – £315,000
- 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
Dr Ozcelik Olcay is interested in supervising research students in international law, and in particular in the following areas: international peace and security, use of force, the laws of armed conflict, international human rights law, peacekeeping, peace-making, transitional justice, self-determination, non-state armed groups, post-conflict constitution-making, 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:
Huesch, Pia – State Sovereignty in the Digital Era: Disruptive Cyber Operations and the Principles of Sovereignty and Non-intervention
- Piperides, Andreas
Countering Hegemony: A Marxist Approach to the Relationship Between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law
- YILDIZ DEMIR, AYSE
Externalization of Migration Control: International Legal Guarantees against the Erosion of Refugee Protection
- International Law of Global Security, Peace and Development (LLM)
- International Law and International Security (LLM)
- The Laws of Armed Conflict (LLM)
- Public International Law (LLB)