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Dr Ozan Kamiloglu

Dr Ozan Kamiloglu

kamilogo@lsbu.ac.uk

Law

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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.

Courses taught

International Human Rights and Development - LLM

Law - PhD / MRes

Law - LLB (Hons)

Postgraduate Research Supervision
Current
Mr Chris OkaforImplementing the right to a healthy environment: The case of oil mining in Nigeria Niger DeltaPhD
PhD

Birkbeck, Universtiy of London

2014
2019
Research Fellow
SOAS

Criminal Law

Legal Systems and Methods (LLB)

2017
2018
Education
Lecturer
University of Essex

Contract Law (LLB)

Legal Research Skills (LLB/LLM)

Public International Law (LLM)

2019
2020
Education
Lecturer
University of Anglia Ruskin

Constitutional and Administrative Law (LLB)

2016
2019
Education
FunderYear wonProjectRole
University of London2021The ‘Roads’ of EmpirePrincipal Investigator
ProposalProjectRoleFunderStatusStatus last updated
Aesthetics of neutrality: Cameras in the courtroomAesthetics of neutrality: Cameras in the courtroomPrincipal InvestigatorSocio-Legal Studies AssociationOPEN SubmittedOct 2022
Roads of EmpireThe ‘Roads’ of EmpirePrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of LondonOPEN Approved for submissionJul 2021
Law and Critique
CITY Journal

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).