INTERNATIONAL LAW AND DOMESTIC POLICIES CONFERENCE

30-31 October 2015, Ankara

30 October 2015

9:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-11:00 Opening session
Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir Sengun, Rector of Turgut Ozal University
Dr. Jack Jedwab, President of the Association for Canadian Studies
Prof. Dr. Sacit Adalı, Dean of Turgut Ozal University School of Law
Prof. Dr. Zehra Odyakmaz, Dean of University of Mevlana Faculty of Law
Prof. Dr. Ender Ethem Atay, Gazi University

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-12:45 Panels 1 & 2
Panel 1 International economic and investment law and national policy-making
Chair: Dr. Turgut Ayhan Beydogan, Associate Professor, Turgut Ozal University School of Law
* Dr. Mavluda Sattorova, Senior Lecturer in Law, Liverpool Law School: The Impact Of Investment Treaty Law On Government Behaviour: A Socio-Legal Perspective On State Compliance With Good Governance Standards
* Dr. Alisher Umirdinov, Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University: The Impact Of Investment Treaty Law On Tax Policies Of Host States
* Dr. Ömer Faruk Direk, Assistant Professor, Kocaeli Law School: International Economic Sanctions: The Interplay Between The United States Sanctions Laws And Other Jurisdictions

Panel 2 International law and domestic courts
Chair: Dr. Fulvio Maria Palombino, Full Professor of International law, University of Napoli- Federico II
* Dr. André Braen, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa: The Independence of the Judiciary in the Canadian Context
* Dr. Michal Balcerzak, Associate Professor, Nicolas Copernicus University: International Law and Domestic Courts: Polish perspective
* Yota Negishi, PHD Candidate, Waseda University: Distribution of Powers between Constitutional and Ordinary Courts for the Conventionality Control of Domestic Law: Decentralization and Recentralization?
* Emre Turkut & Münevver Dal, Lecturer in European Law, Turgut Özal University School of Law: Interpretation of international law by Turkish Constitutional Court in Youtube and Twitter cases

12:45-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Panel 3
Panel 3 Transitional justice and role of international law in post-conflict societies
Chair: Dr. Cemalettin Karadas, Associate Professor of International Law- President of ILA-Turkey
* Dr. Kathleen Elizabeth Mahoney, Professor of Law, University of Calgary: International law and question of reparations
* Sebastian Machado, Senior legal advisor to the Attorney General of Colombia- Professor of public international law at Universidad de los Andes: A Few Problems with the Concept of “Grave Human Right Violations” for Domestic Public Policy
* Flavia Saldanha Kroetz, PHD Candidate, University of Oxford: Mass Violations of Human Rights, Local Justice and International Trials: the Role of International Law in Post-Conflict Societies and the Importance of Ownership
* Ralph Hemsley, PHD Candidate, University of Lucerne: International Law And National Law-Making Processes In Post Conflict Societies

18:30 Conference Dinner hosted at Turgut Ozal University

31 October 2015

9:00-10.30 Panels 4 & 5
Panel 4 International law and municipal law: theoretical perspectives
Chair: Dr. André Braen, Professor of Law, University of Ottawa
* Dr. Mete Erdem, Assistant Professor of International Law & Dr. Christos Kypraios, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law : Persistent Objection and its Implications For The Aegean Dispute
* Dr. Antonietta Elia, Associate Research and Teaching Fellow in International Law, University of Santiago de Compostela: Searching for a “Legitimate Aim” To Limit Freedom of Religion And Belief: Between National Comparative Laws and Policies and International Human Rights Standards
* Yahya Berkol Gülgeç, Uludag University: A Purer Theory of International Law?: Reassessing the Positivist Understanding of the Supremacy of the International Law over Municipal Law

Panel 5 International human rights law and domestic legal systems
Chair: Dr. Ali Riza Çoban, Associate Professor of Constitutional Law – Rapporteur of Turkish Constitutional Court
* Dr. Michal Balcerzak, Associate Professor of Law, Nicolas Copernicus University: The reception of international human rights law in Polish domestic legal order
* Dr. Federica Favuzza, Postdoctoral Fellow in International Law, University of Milan ‘La Statale’: The Impact of The European Court of Human Rights Pilot Judgments Procedure On Domestic Legal Orders: Torreggiani And Prisons Overcrowding In Italy
* Ilaria Zavoli, PhD Candidate in International Criminal Law, School of Law, University of Leeds: The Impact of International Human Rights Law on National Legal Systems: Italian Criminal Legislation on In Absentia Proceedings

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-12.15 Panels 6 & 7
Panel 6 International law and domestic courts
Chair: Dr. Federica Favuzza, Postdoctoral Fellow in International Law, University of Milan ‘La Statale’
* Dr. Fulvio Maria Palombino, Full Professor of International Law, University of Napoli- Federico II: Compliance with International Judgments: Between Supremacy of International Law and National Fundamental Principles
* Marie-Helene Proulx, Jean-Pictet Competition-USA: Domestic International Justice: Do Domestic Sanctions for Violations of International Humanitarian Law Foot the Bill?
* Dr. Ikboljon Qoraboyev, Assistant Professor of International Law, Turgut Ozal University: Turkish Constitutional Court and International Law
Panel 7 International human rights norms and national practices
Chair: Sebastian Machado, Special advisor in international law to the Attorney General of Colombia- Professor of public international law at Universidad de los Andes
* Dr. Cemalettin Karadas, Associate Professor of International Law- President of ILA-Turkey & Dr. Mehmet Arican, Associate Professor of Criminal Law, Ankara Strategic Institute: Grave breaches of international human rights and Turkish criminal law
* Dr. Natalia Cwicinskaja, Assistant Professor at the Institute of the Eastern Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University: The Application of International Human Rights Law to Unrecognised States
* Gülsüm Kaya, Uludag University School of Law: Reservations To International Human Rights Treaties