Elif Askin: Visiting Researcher


Elif Askin, MLaw, is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg, Germany, and a PhD Candidate at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Her doctoral research, under the supervision of Professor Anne Peters, examines the issue of extraterritoriality related to social human rights.

Elif studied law and political science at the Universities of Basel and Z├╝rich and holds a Master Degree in International Law from the University of Basel.

Her current research interests relate to international human rights law, international law on the use of force, global governance and democracy in international law and Swiss and Turkish constitutional law.