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 a member of the Glasgow Human Rights Network. She was previously a Guest Lecturer and Research Assistant at the University of Glasgow. Having conducted part of her doctoral research at the European University Institute as a Visiting Researcher, she was awarded her PhD by the University of Glasgow in 2018. She holds an LLM degree 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: 8.

2020

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]

Methymaki, E. and Ozcelik, A. (2020) 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. (2020) Entrenching peace in law: do peace agreements possess international legal status? Melbourne Journal of International Law, (Accepted for Publication)

Ozcelik, A. (2020) 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. (In Press)

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 Tue Aug 4 23:18:14 2020 BST.
Number of items: 8.

Articles

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

Ozcelik, A. (2020) Entrenching peace in law: do peace agreements possess international legal status? Melbourne Journal of International Law, (Accepted for Publication)

Book Sections

Methymaki, E. and Ozcelik, A. (2020) 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. (2020) 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. (In Press)

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) “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 Tue Aug 4 23:18:14 2020 BST.

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)  For more information on the project: www.endlessconflicts.org
  • Economic and Social Research Council Impact Acceleration Account (2020) – Project: “Youth-led Peace: Inclusion of Youth in Peace Processes” (PI)
  • Global Challenges Research Fund Pump-Priming Grant (2019) – Project: “Harmonising constitutional reform with peace-making: The case of Ukraine” (Co-I)
  • Political Settlements Research Programme, University of Edinburgh, Seed Funding (2018) – Project: “Re-thinking peace and constitution-making” 

Other Grants

  • University of Glasgow, Researcher Development Funding (2017) – Researcher development programme: “A human rights postgraduate researcher community: enhancing knowledge exchange, engagement & employability”
  • University of Glasgow, Employability Grant (2017) – Employability event series: “Careers in human rights”

Supervision

Dr Ozcelik Olcay is interested in supervising research students in international law, and in particular in the following areas: 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.