Antal Berkes

Dr Antal Berkes is a resident researcher affiliated with the SARChI Professorship in International Constitutional Law since Janaury 2019. Antal holds a Master in Law from the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest); two postgraduate degrees from the Central European University (Human Rights LLM) and Université Aix-Marseille III (Master in International Law). He completed his PhD at Université Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne) in co-supervision with the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) in 2015 with a thesis entitled “Grey Zones”: the Protection of Human Rights in Areas out of the Effective Control of the State.

Antal's postdoctoral research broadens his PhD research topic and focuses on the rights and obligations of individuals in areas out of the effective control of the State under special branches of international law other than human rights law such as international humanitarian law, international criminal law, international labour law or refugee law. In 2019, Antal prepares his book entitled “Grey Zones”: International Human Rights Law in Areas out of the Effective Control of the State.
Antal taught undergraduate courses of European Union law and critical legal thinking at the University of Edinburgh and the Manchester Metropolitan University. He co-taught various postgraduate courses of international law at the University of Manchester.

Research Interests: International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, European Union Law