Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Media Information
Online version Handwörterbuch des Europäischen Privatrechts

Dr. Duygu Damar, LL.M. (Istanbul Bilgi)

Senior Research Fellow

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288

Mail: damar@mpipriv.de

Main Fields of Research:

Comparative Law, Private International Law and National Private Law of Turkey, Transport Law esp. Maritime Law 

Academic Career:

Born 1979 in Frankfurt a.M., 1997 – 2002 Study of Law at the Istanbul Bilgi University; 2002 – 2005 Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the Istanbul Bilgi University (LL.M. Thesis: Contractual Liability of Classification Societies); 2003 – 2006 Teaching & Research Assistant under Prof. Dr. Kerim Atamer and Prof. Dr. Necip Ortan at the Istanbul Bilgi University (Commercial, Maritime and Insurance Law Chair); 2006 - 2009 Scholar and Ph.D. Student at the International Max Planck Research School for Maritime Affairs (Ph.D. Thesis: Wilful Misconduct in International Transport Law); August 2007 Scholar at the first “Summer Academy at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea” organized by the International Foundation for the Law of the Sea (IFLOS); March – April 2009 Visiting Scholar at the University of Cambridge; March – June 2017 Visiting Researcher at Yale Law School; since 2007 Lecturer at the University of Hamburg; since October 2009 Senior Research Fellow responsible for Turkish Law.


Recent Publications

I. Edited Works

Turkey, in: Marc Huybrechts, Eric Van Hooydonk (eds.), International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Transport Law, looseleaf edition, 2. ed., Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn 2016 (together with Kerim Atamer).

  • Published also as a monograph “Transport Law in Turkey”, Wolters Kluwer, 2nd edition, Alphen aan den Rijn 2016

Turkey, in: Marc Huybrechts, Eric Van Hooydonk (eds.), International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Transport Law, Loseblattausgabe, Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn 2013 (together with Kerim Atamer).

  • Auch als Monographie erschienen unter dem Titel "Transport law in Turkey", Wolters Kluwer, 2013

Recent Developments in the Law of the Sea, LIT Verlag, Hamburg 2010, VIII + 244 pp. (together with Rainer Lagoni et al.).

II. Books and Monographs

Wilful Misconduct in International Transport Law (Hamburg Studies on Maritime Affairs, 22), Springer, Heidelberg 2011, XXII + 316 pp.

III. Shorter Works in Collections, Commentaries, Handbooks and Encyclopaedia

Flag, in: Jürgen Basedow et al. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Private International Law, vol. I, Elgar, Cheltenham 2017, 755 - 765.

Transport Law (Uniform Law), in: Jürgen Basedow et al. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Private International Law, vol. II, Elgar, Cheltenham 2017, 1726 - 1738.

National Report – Turkey, in: Jürgen Basedow et al. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Private International Law, vol. III, Elgar, Cheltenham 2017, 2589 - 2602.

IV. Journal Articles

European and Turkish Private International Law – Background and Methodology, Kadir Has Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi 3/1 (2015), 93 - 104.

Die Entstehung der Schiffsgläubigerrechte nach türkischem materiellen und internationalen Privatrecht, Recht der Transportwirtschaft 2014, 468 - 471.

Limitation of Liability without Insurance Benefit, Lloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly 2014, 447 - 454.

V. Reviews

Review of: Non-Discrimination in European Private Law. Ed. by Reiner Schulze. – Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck 2011. X, 268 S., Rabels Zeitschrift für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht 78 (2014), 692 - 703.

Review of: Sonja Haberl, Zivilrechtliche Diskriminierungsverbote in nationalen Privatrechtsgesellschaften, 2011, Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht 2013, 433 - 436.

VI. Conference Reports

Congress on Harmonization of European Private Law - Private Law of South Eastern Europe in the Light of European Integration, Zeitschrift für Europäisches Privatrecht 2013, 910 - 911.

VII. Translations

Übersetzung: Kısmen veya Tamamen Deniz Yoluyla Eşyanın Milletlerarası Taşınması Sözleşmelerine İlişkin Birleşmiş Milletler Sözleşmesi (Rotterdam Kuralları), Banka ve Ticaret Hukuku Dergisi [Zeitschrift für Bank- und Handelsrecht] 2010, 149 - 240 (together with Cüneyt Süzel).

VIII. Miscellaneous

First IFLOS Summer Academy at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, 2009, http://www.iflos.org/media/9639/reportdamaracademy2007.pdf, 30.11.2009.