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I joined LSBU in the Division of Law in 2020. I specialise in the effects of social movements on law and theories of justice and human rights. Previously I worked at the University of Essex, SOAS, and Birkbeck College where I gained my PhD degree in Law.
There are two separate but linked areas of my research.
In the first path, I look at human rights activists from the Global South, their understanding of human rights discourses in various countries, and how discourses of HR travel through International Law, INGOs, NGOs, and finally society. Concepts of violence, utopias, the formation of ideologies and their aesthetics, and neoliberalism play an important role in my research.
In the second path, I work on the concept of ‘right to the city’ with a local focus. Here, I think about the relation between human rights and the global economy in the Global South. This area of my research covers the relation between austerity programmes, economic policies and the concept of rights. Consequently, I try to analyse the complex relationship between the current global economic model and rights discourse.
International Human Rights and Development - LLM
Law - PhD / MRes
Law - LLB (Hons)
Postgraduate Research Supervision
|Mr Chris Okafor||Implementing the right to a healthy environment: The case of oil mining in Nigeria Niger Delta||PhD|
Birkbeck, Universtiy of London
Legal Systems and Methods (LLB)
Contract Law (LLB)
Legal Research Skills (LLB/LLM)
Public International Law (LLM)
Constitutional and Administrative Law (LLB)
|Socio-Legal Studies Association||2023||Aesthetics of neutrality: Cameras in the courtroom||Principal Investigator|
|City, University of London||2021||The ‘Roads’ of Empire||Principal Investigator|
Ethico-Aesthetic Regime of Human Rights: Limits of representation
Kamiloglu, O. (2022). Ethico-Aesthetic Regime of Human Rights: Limits of representation. in: ‘Human Rights Cinema and Law: A Critique’ Emerald.
Stories from the 'Roads' of Empire
Redwood, H., Kamiloglu, O. and Weizman, E. (2021). Stories from the 'Roads' of Empire. Borough Road Gallery 16 - 23 Nov 2021
Rethinking Minimum Guarantees after the Pandemic:The Invisible Violence of Neoliberal Rationality
Kamiloglu, O. (2020). Rethinking Minimum Guarantees after the Pandemic:The Invisible Violence of Neoliberal Rationality. in: Ferstman, C. (ed.) Covid-19, Law and Human Rights : Essex Dialogues. A Project of the School of Law and Human Rights Centre Essex University of Essex.
Politics of Neutrality, Human Rights and Armed Struggles: The Turkey Example
Kamiloglu, O. (2019). Politics of Neutrality, Human Rights and Armed Struggles: The Turkey Example. in: Blouin-Genest, G., Doran, M-C. and Paquerot, S. (ed.) Human Rights as Battlefields Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 77-98
Rethinking Political Violence, Memory and Law - Introduction
Kamiloglu, O. and Rossi, F. (2017). Rethinking Political Violence, Memory and Law - Introduction. London Journal of critical thought. 1 (2).