Dr. Meltem İneli Ciğer

Email: meltemciger@sdu.edu.tr

Website: http://suleyman-demirel.academia.edu/MeltemIneliCiger



Meltem is an Assistant Professor at the Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Law in Turkey. She received an LLM in international law and a PhD degree from the University of Bristol. Her doctoral research focused on temporary protection in international law and state practice.  Meltem has worked as a legal expert in ‘Study on Temporary Protection Directive’ commissioned by the European Commission in 2015 and currently acts as a consultant to the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). Her current research examines Syrian displacement, responsibility sharing and the EU-Turkey cooperation in the field of migration.

Publications/recent projects:

  • Meltem Ineli-Ciger, Temporary Protection in Law and Practice (Brill RLI Series 2017 forthcoming).
  • Meltem Ineli-Ciger, ‘Protection Gaps and Temporary Protection’ Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law (2016 forthcoming).
  • Meltem Ineli-Ciger, ‘Protecting Syrians in Turkey: A Legal Analysis’, (IJRL forthcoming).
  • Meltem Ineli-Ciger ‘An Examination of the Comprehensive Plan of Action as a Response to Mass Influx of ‘Boat People’: Lessons Learnt for a Comprehensive Approach to Migration by Sea’ in Violeta Moreno-Lax and Efthymios Papastavridis (eds) in 'Boat Refugees' and Migrants at Sea: A Comprehensive Approach’ (Brill 2016) pp. 408-438.
  • Meltem Ineli-Ciger, ‘Time to Activate the Temporary Protection Directive:  Why the Directive can play a key role in solving the migration crisis in Europe?’ (2016) 18 European Journal of Migration and Law pp. 1–33.
  • Meltem Ineli-Ciger ‘A Temporary Protection in Line with International Law: Utopia or Real Possibility’ (2016) 18 (3-4) International Community Law Review pp.281-316. 
  • Meltem Ineli-Ciger, ‘Why do States Share the Burden during Refugee Emergencies?’ (2015) 5(2) Suleyman Demirel University Faculty of Law Review pp. 65-111.
  • Celine Bauloz, Meltem Ineli-Ciger, Sarah Singer and Vladislava Stoyanova (eds.) Seeking Asylum in the European Union: Selected Protection Issues Raised by the Second Phase of the Common European Asylum System (Brill 2015).