Başak Çalı

Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Başak Çalı is Professor of International Law at Hertie School of Governance, Berlin and Director of Center for Global Public Law at Koç University, Istanbul.  She has written extensively about international law and  international human rights law, with an emphasis on their purpose, legitimacy, and domestic impact. Her work treats law in its broader normative and political context, and has been published in the Law and Social Inquiry, European Journal of International Law, Human Rights Quarterly, International Journal of Constitutional Law and by Oxford University Press and Routledge. Currently, she holds a British Academy Newton Advanced Fellowship  to explore the effects of human rights law on other branches of international law. 

Professor Çalı is a member of the Board and Secretary General of the European Society of International Law, Chair of the European Implementation Network and editor in chief of Oxford Reports on United Nations Human Rights Body Case-Law. She is a fellow of the Human Rights Centre of the University of Essex, and a senior fellow of Pluri-Courts Center at the University of Oslo. She has been a Council of Europe expert on the European Convention on Human Rights since 2002. 

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