Ayşe Bala Akal

Research Assistant

Research Interests

  • ​EU Migration Policies
  • Externalization of Refugee Protection
  • Hostile Environments
  • Humanitarian Crises
  • Ethics of Humanitarian Negotiation
  • Peacebuilding


Ayse is a research assistant involved in the following projects under the supervision of Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert:

  • Humanitarianism, Borders, and the Governance of Mobility: The EU and the 'Migration Crisis' (humBORDER)
  • Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies

  • 2020: LLM in International Criminal and Humanitarian Law), University of Oslo
  • 2017: BA in Law, Istanbul University

Languages Spoken: 
English, Turkish and Russian