Ayşe Işıl Karakaş

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Ayşe Işıl Karakaş
Born December 8, 1958 (1958-12-08) (age 55)
İstanbul, Turkey.
Nationality Turkish
Occupation Scholar, Judge
Known for Scholarship

Ayşe Işıl Karakaş is a Turkish academic, professor of law, and international judge of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of the Republic of Turkey.

Career[edit]

In 1983 she graduated from the Department of Political Science of İstanbul University and between 1984 and 1993 she worked as a research assistant in the same institution. In 1986 she gained her first masters degree in Public Law, İstanbul University. In 1986 she gained her second masters degree in the field of European Law at the Centre européen universitaire at the Nancy II University.

In 1990, Dr. Karakaş graduated from the Faculty of Law of Marmara University and was admitted by the Istanbul Bar Association in 1990. In 1992 she received her PhD degree in Public Law at İstanbul University.

Between 1993 and 1999 Ayşe Işıl Karakaş was an associate professor of the Faculty of Political Sciences at the Istanbul University. She also worked at the Faculty of Law at the Galatasaray University between 1999 and 2003.

Between 2002 and 2008, Dr. Karakaş was the Director of the Research and Documentation Centre on Europe at the Galatasaray University.

Between 2003 and 2008 she worked as a full professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the Galatasaray University. She was a visiting professor at the University of Aix-Marseille III, of Reims, of Montpellier II, of Université Robert Schuman and vice dean of the Faculty of Law at the Galatasaray University between 2004 and 2008.

She is a judge of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of the Republic of Turkey since 1 May 2008.[1]

Viewpoints[edit]

She is a supporter of introducing the hijab in Turkish universities. She takes part in the conferences of the 'Abant Platformu' foundation which has close ties to Fethullah Gülen. Political she is known as liberal. She belongs to the 'Second Republicans' (Group with liberal and marxist political views in Turkey[2]) who support the AKP and its political goals like introducing the hijab into universities.[3][4][5]

Personal Life[edit]

Dr. Karakaş was born on 8 December 1958 in İstanbul, Turkey.

References[edit]

  1. ^ European Court of Human Rights, Composition of the Court
  2. ^ tr:İkinci Cumhuriyetçilik Turkish wikipedia article
  3. ^ AİHM’ye Türk kadın yargıç(turkish) Google translation of relevant part: Professor is a faculty member at the University of Galatasaray. Dr. Isil Karakas, political as 'liberal' is known. Which is organized every year by those close to Gülen 'Abant Platform' meeting 'regulars'who Karakas, 'Second Republican' opinion is known to carry. Holders of this view, since the release of the headscarf in universities and the AKP government's policies say that opinion, especially to share in a turban.
  4. ^ Karakaş'ın doktora danışmanı Teziç'ti(turkish) Google translation of relevant part: Prof. Karakas recommended to the Court as a judge. Karakas is known for liberal tendencies. Argues that the removal of the ban on headscarves at university. Attending meetings organized by the Foundation close to Gülen, Abant Platfomu.
  5. ^ Türkiye AİHM için 3 aday göstermişti... (turkish) Google translation of relevant part: Prof. Karakas recommended to the Court as a judge. Karakas is known for liberal tendencies. Argues that the removal of the ban on headscarves at university. Attending meetings organized by the Foundation close to Gülen, Abant. Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) as a judge recommended by the Turkish Professor. Dr. Isil Karakas, "liberal" is defined as an academician.