Emre Turkut is a Postdoctoral Researcher at Hertie School’s Centre for Fundamental Rights. He received his PhD in international law from Ghent University in December 2020 and remains an affiliated researcher at the Ghent Rolin-Jaequemyns International Law Institute (GRILI). Emre’s research covers a variety of fields within the domain(s) of public international law, international human rights law and comparative constitutional law including states of emergency, derogations, emergency powers, counter-terrorism, international law in domestic courts, transnational judicial dialogue and judicial politics in authoritarian regimes. Emre previously taught at the Riga Graduate School of Law, held a Swedish Institute visiting fellowship at Uppsala University (2018-19) and a DAAD fellowship at Hertie School (2019-20). Along with his academic work, Emre is frequently contacted by NGOs and global media platforms to give expert opinions on issues of human rights, international law and Turkish law. He also serves as a legal consultant and expert witness on Turkish law to several private entities.
Emre's visiting fellow research project at the Centre for Fundamental Rights:
Human Rights at the Margin: An analysis of Turkey’s post-coup derogation measure (PhD research).