Dr. Cenap ÇAKMAK
Professor of International Law and Politics (Anadolu University)

Dr Cenap Çakmak received his PhD in global affairs from Rutgers University. He currently works at Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Turkey. A former visiting researcher at the TMC Asser Institute, The Hague, and a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg, Çakmak has published books and articles on international criminal law, Turkish foreign policy and civil society. He edited Islam: a worldwide encyclopedia,  a four-volume reference book. Cakmak's most recent publications also include Institutional Change and the International Criminal Court, (Routledge, 2021), (with Ali Onur Özçelik) World Community and the Arab Spring (2019), A Brief History of International Criminal Law and the International Criminal Court (2017), Arab Spring, Civil Society and Innovative Activism (2016), and (with Murat Ustaoğlu) Post-Conflict Syrian Nation and State Building (2015), all four with Palgrave. He currently works on Islam and the law of armed conflict, focusing on divergence and convergence between Islamic principles of humanitarian conduct and the modern international humanitarian law.