Elif Durmus

Postdoctoral researcher

Dr Elif Durmuş is a Postdoctoral Researcher working on human rights socialisation, – compliance and – accountability of actors other than the (nation-)State. As part of the inter-university project “Future Proofing Human Rights – Developing Thicker Accountability” she works on the re-conceptualisation of “Duty-Bearers” in Human Rights – with an eye to new duty-bearers such as businesses, armed groups, local governments etc – by drawing inspiration from other legal fields. Her research interests also include public international law, the localisation of human rights, and the sociology of norms.