Location: Istanbul University Doctorate Hall

Dates: 06-11 February 2017

Main Topic: International Refugee Law: From Theory to Practice

List of Lectures:

  • Introduction to International Refugee Law (Prof. Dr. İbrahim Kaya, Istanbul University)
  • Understanding Refugee Definition (Dr. Tülay Yıldırım, Istanbul Medeniyet University)
  • Temporary Protection Under Turkish Law (Esra Yılmaz-Eren, Turkish-German University)
  • Refugee Status Determination Process and Exclusion of Refugee Status (Prof. Dr. İbrahim Kaya, Istanbul University)
  • Labor and Social Security Rights of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Turkey (Prof.Dr. Yusuf Çalışkan, Istanbul Sehir University)
  • Non-Refoulement and The EU – Turkey Deal (Judge Muhammet Zeybek, LL.M.)
  • Statelessness and IDPs (Ferhat Ercümen, LL.M.)
  • Granting Citizenship to Syrian Asylum Seekers: Problems and Implementation (Prof. Dr. Nuray Ekşi, Yeditepe University)
  • Relationship Among Refugee Law, Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law (Dr. Jean Pierre Gauci, British Institute of International & Comparative Law)
  • The Concept of Refugee and Fundamental Rights in Islamic Law (Prof. Dr. Recep Şentürk, Ibn Haldun University)
  • Presentations from Humanitarian NGOs