Our Research

CGPL members carry out comparative, empirical and normative research in the diverse fields of global public law, including constitutional law, criminal law and international criminal law, human rights law, public international law and legal theory, European public law, international organisations, history of globalisation and global law.

Our Current and Recently Funded Research Projects Include

CGPL members recent publications:

  • Başak Çalı, Lorna McGregor, Alexander Skander Galand, Valentina Azarova, Betül Durmuş, Irina Crivet and Zeynep Elibol, The Effects of International Human Rights Law (IHRL) on International Law: A Bibliography

  • Başak Çalı, Lorna McGregor, Alexander Skander Galand, Betül Durmuş, Irina Crivet, The Effects of International Human Rights Law on other Branches of Public International Law: An Annotated Compilation of Case Law

  • Başak Çalı, ‘Towards a Responsbile Domestic Courts Doctrine? The European Court of Human Rights and the Variable Standard of Judicial Review of Domestic Courts' in Shifting Centres of Gravity in Human Rights Protection: Rethinking relations between ECHR, EU and National Legal Orders, Arnardóttir and Buyse eds, Routledge, (2016) 144-161

  • Başak Çalı, "Comparing the support of the EU and the US for international human rights law qua international human rights law: Worlds too far apart?", International Journal of Constitutional Law (2015), Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 901-922

  • Başak Çalı, Ghanea and Jones, "Domestic Effects of Human Rights Treaty Ratification in the Member States of the Gulf Cooperation Council", Human Rights Quarterly, Volume 38, Number 1, February 2016 pp. 21-57

  • Başak Çalı, ‘Does the remedy jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights do enough for media freedom?’  in Journalism at Risk: Threats, Perspectives and Challenges, Council of Europe Publishing (2015)

  • Başak Çalı, ‘International Judicial Review’ for the Encyclopedia of Global Constitutionalism Lang and Weiner eds,. Edward Elgar Publishing, (2017).

  • Başak Çalı, ‘The Power of Ordinary Laws and the Feebleness of Constitutional Rights: Right to Freedom of Assembly in Turkey’ Journal: Research and Policy on Turkey (Routledge Publishers) Volume 2, 2017 - Issue 2,  pp. 162-178.

  • Başak Çalı, ‘The European Court of Human Rights? Would Marx have endorsed it?’ in Liberalism in Neoliberal Times, Kate Nash ed. Goldsmiths Press, (2017)

  • Başak Çalı, 'All you need is time? The long-term migrant jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights' Israel Law Review (2017)  Volume 50, Issue 3  , pp. 447-497  (CUP Journal)

  • Başak Çalı, ‘International human rights law: One purpose or many?  Reflections on Macklem’s The Sovereignty of Human Rights’ Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, (2017) Volume 15, Issue 1,, Pages 77–88.

  • Başak Çalı, 'Explaining the Variation in the Intrusive of Remedies in Regional Human Rights Systems' International Journal of Constitutional Law 18 (1) (2018)

  • Başak Çalı, 'Regional Human Rights Regimes: Defining a Research Agenda' International Journal of Constitutional Law 18 (1) (2018)

  • Başak Çalı, 'Regional Protection of Human Rights' in International Human Rights Law in International Human Rights Law,  Moeckli et. al eds., (Oxford University Press, 2017)

  • Başak Çalı, 'Influence of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in Middle East' in Hellen Keller and Daniel Moeckli eds., Human Rights Covenants at 50, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018. 

  • Başak Çalı, 'Authority' in  D’Asperamont et al eds., Concepts of International law  (Edgar Publishing) (forthcoming 2018)

  • Başak Çalı, 'Whiter the Variable Geometry Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights' Wisconsin Journal of International Law (2018)

  • Başak Çalı and Betül Durmuş, ‘Judicial Self Government as Experimental Constitutional Politics: the Case of Turkey’ German Law Journal (2018, forthcoming).

  • Başak Çalı and Stewart Cunnigham, ‘Judicial Self Government at the European Court of Human Rights’ German Law Journal  (2018, forthcoming).

  • Alexandre Skander Galand, 'Security Council Referrals to the International Criminal Court as Quasi-Legislative Acts', Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law, (2016), Volume 19, Number 1, pp. 142 - 75

  • Alexandre Skander Galand, ‘Nerida Chazal, The ICC and Global Social Control: International Criminal Justice in Late Modernity’, 22 (2) Journal of Conflict & Security Law (2017)  361–365

  • Alexandre Skander Galand, Approaching Custom Identification as a Conflict Avoidance Technique: Tadić and Kupreškić Revisited (Leiden Journal of International Law 31:2 forthcoming April 2018, published online 28 February 2018).

  • Alexandre Skander Galand ‘Was the Residual Mechanism’s creation falling squarely within the Chapter VII power of the Security Council? Questions of International Law, Vol. 40 (2017) 5-20.

  • Alexandre Skander Galand, \A Global Public Goods Perspective on the Legitimacy of the International Criminal Court (Loyola of L.A. International and Comparative Law Review, vol 41 forthcoming summer 2018).

  • Valentina Azarova, ‘Mending the Gap: The Status and Consequence of Morocco’s Activities in Western Sahara in International Law and Practice’, Journal of International Humanitarian Legal Studies (forthcoming 2016)

  • Valentina Azarova, Why the ICC Needs Palestine (More Than Palestine Needs the ICC): On the Court’s Potential Roles in the Israel/Palestine Context, Diritti umani e diritto internazionale, (Human Rights and International Law) Vol 11, No 1 (2017) pp. 115-150 (with Triestino Mariniello).

  • Valentina Azarova, The Pathology of Legal Systems: Israel’s Military Justice System and International Law, Questions of International Law: Zoom In, Vol 44 (2017) pp. 5-20.

  • Valentina Azarova, The Bounds of (Il)Legality: Rethinking the Regulation of Transnational Corporate Wrongs’, in Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko (ed.), Human Valentina Azarova, Rights and Power in Times of Globalisation (Brill 2017) pp. 226-266.

  • Valentina Azarova, Business and Human Rights in Occupied Territory: The Creation of a UN Database on Business in Israeli Settlements, Business and Human Rights Journal, Vol 3, No 2 (2018) (forthcoming)

  • Valentina Azarova, ‘Review Essay: Neo-Colonial Transformation and the International Law of Belligerent Occupation’ (Carcano’s The Transformation of Occupied Territory in International Law 2015), Palestine Yearbook of International Law (forthcoming, 2017).

  • Valentina Azarova, Towards a Counter-Hegemonic Law of Occupation: On the Regulation of Predatory Interstate Acts in Contemporary International Law, Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law Vol 20 (2017) (forthcoming).

  • Valentina Azarova, ‘Revisions to EU-Israel Relations, the Imperative of Non-Recognition, and the Limits of International Law, Global Affairs (forthcoming 2018).

  • Valentina Azarova ‘Illegal Territorial Regimes? On the Operation of International Law in Crimea’, in Sergey Sayapin and Evhen Tsybulenko (eds.), The Use of Force against Ukraine and International Law: Jus ad bellum, jus in bello, jus post bellum (forthcoming TMC Asser Press 2018).

  • Valentina Azarova Adjudicators, Guardians, and Enforcers: Rethinking the Contribution of NGO to Customary International Law-Making, in J d’Aspremont & S Droubi (eds) Non-State Actors and Customary International Law (forthcoming Manchester University Press 2018)


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