Dr Derya Bayir

CEFTUS Online Meeting: Limits Of Supranational Justice – The European Court Of Human Rights And Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict

CEFTUS Online Talk “The Role Of Religion And State Identity Transformation In Erdogan’s Turkey And Its Reflections To The Balkan Peninsula”

CEFTUS online talk ‘The repression of political opposition in Turkey’ with Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu

Dr Derya Bayir is the author of the book Minorities and Nationalism in Turkish Law. She obtained her doctorate from the Law Department at Queen Mary. Her thesis was awarded a prize by the Contemporary Turkish Studies Chair at the LSE. Derya has litigated many cases before the European Court of Human Rights, including the prominent case of Güveç v. Turkey. She was affiliated to GLOCUL as a visiting scholar while holding a Leverhulme Research Fellowship to research secular law and religious diversity in Turkey. Her areas of research include human rights, minority rights, diversity and law, and ethno-religious diversity in Turkey’s legal system, Nationalism, Ottoman pluralism, Constitutional Law, autonomous and federal state systems.