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Julia Emtseva

Research Fellow

emtseva@mpil.de
Tel. +49 (6221) 482-311

Main Fields of Research:

Public International Law; International Human Rights Law; Transitional Justice; International Humanitarian Law

Academic Career:

Since 12/2019 | Research Fellow at the MPIL

07/2019 - 10/2019 | Research Fellow at the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (Berlin, Germany)

08/2018 - 05/2019 | LL.M. in International Human Rights Law (magna cum laude) - University of Notre Dame Law School (IN, USA) 

11/2017 - 06/2018 | Educational Program Coordinator - OPORA RUSSIA (Moscow, Russia)   

03/2017 - 05/2017 | Trainee at the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (Kyiv, Ukraine)

09/2016 - 07/2017 | MA in Human Rights and Democratization (summa cum laude) - Yerevan State University / Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (Yerevan, Armenia; Kyiv, Ukraine)

08/2015 - 11/2017 (with interruptions) | Research Assistant at the American University of Central Asia (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

09/2015 - 02/2016 | Human Rights Monitor at the American Bar Association (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) 

08/2011 - 06/2015 | LL.B. in International and Business Law - American University of Central Asia, (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan) 

05/2014 - 07/2014 | Intern at the Constitutional Chamber of the Kyrgyz Republic (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

Presentations

19 Oct 2017

The relationship between the fundamental guarantees contained in the Additional Protocols to Geneva Conventions and International Human Rights Law

Xth International Conference for Young Researchers on International Humanitarian Law

Yerevan, Armenia

18 Oct 2018

Fair Trial Rights in the Kyrgyz Republic

Central Eurasian Studies Society 19th Annual Conference

University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

15 Mar 2019

The Gambian Transition to Justice: Prosecuting Yahya Jammeh

Student Peace Conference, Notre Dame, IN, USA

02 May 2019

Country Assessment for the Kyrgyz Republic: Fair Trial Standards and Meaning in Local Context

ASN World Convention

Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

21 Nov 2019

Building Sustainable Peace and Development After Massive Human Rights Violations: Redressing Female and Child Victims in The Gambia

XIIth International Conference for Young Researchers on International Humanitarian Law

Yerevan, Armenia

14 Feb 2020

Destruction and Looting of Cultural Property in Yemen’s Civil War: Legal Implications and Methods of Prevention

British Institute for International and Comparative Law

London, UK

04 May 2020

“Not the hero victims deserve, but the one they need right now.” Germany as a global watchdog over justice?

MPIL Monday Meeting

Max Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law, Heidelberg, Germany

18 May 2020

Transitional Justice in the International Arena: Challenges, risks, and lessons learned at the UNSC Open Debate

MPIL Monday Meeting

Max Planck Institute for International and Comparative Law, Heidelberg, Germany

Teaching

Fall 2017

International Humanitarian Law

American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Public Hearing for 170 Period of Sessions: Situation of human rights defenders of migrants in the United States, Washington DC, USA, 05.12.2018

Berlin Seminar in Transnational European Studies orginized by the University of Georgia and the University of Notre Dame, Berlin, Germany, 03.06.2019 - 09.06.2019

Honours

2018-2019 University of Notre Dame LL.M. Full Scholarship

2016-2017 Global Campus of Human Rights M.A. Full Scholarship

Miscellaneous

Languages

Russian, English, German, Kyrgyz, Ukrainian

Professional Development

Training program for young advocates of the Kyrgyz Republic, "Effective Protection of Human Rights and Conflict Resolution", UNDP, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (September 2015 – December 2015) 

Seminar for legal practitioners “EU Disability Law and the UNCRPD Legal capacity of persons with disabilities”, European Law Academy, Trier, Germany (16-17 September 2019)