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 Assoc. 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, 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.