Current Project: The Paths of International Law
Ezgi Yildiz is a Postdoctoral Fellow working on the ERC funded project The Paths of International Law, with Nico Krisch serving as the PI.
She is also a Fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy of Harvard Kennedy School. Ezgi holds a PhD in International Relations with a Minor in International Law (summa cum laude with distinction) from the Graduate Institute, Geneva. Her research has been funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Doc CH and Early Postdoc Mobility grants.
Prior to joining the PATHS team, she was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for European Studies (CES) of Harvard University and a Fellow at the Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (IWM, Institute for Human Sciences) in Vienna. During her doctoral studies, Ezgi was also a Visiting Doctoral Researcher at the Center of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) of the University of Copenhagen, and at the Centre d'études et de recherches internationales (CERI) of Sciences-Po Paris.
Ezgi Yildiz (forthcoming) “Extraterritoriality Reconsidered: Functional Boundaries as Repositories of Sovereignty and Jurisdiction,” in Standards and Sovereigns: Legal Histories of Extraterritoriality, eds. Daniel S. Margolies, Umut Özsu, Maïa Pal and Ntina Tzouvala (Routledge)
Ezgi Yildiz (2018) “Understanding the Interpretative Evolution of the Norm Prohibiting Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment under the European Convention,” in Language and Legal Interpretation in International Law, eds. Anne Lise Kjær and Joanna Jemielniak (Oxford University Press).
Ezgi Yildiz (2015) “Judicial Creativity in the Making: The Pilot Judgment Procedure a Decade After Its Inception,” Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Rights Law 8(1): 81-102.