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Dr Antal Berkes

Dr Antal Berkes
Lecturer in Law


Antal holds a Master in Law from the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest); 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 research interests are public international law and European Union law. Between 2016 and 2018, Antal was postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Manchester, Manchester International Law Centre. In 2019, he was postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Pretoria, SARChI Professorship on International Constitutional Law (Prof Erika de Wet), where he was writing his book entitled International Human Rights Law in Areas Beyond State Territorial Control (forthcoming).


PhD (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne/ ELTE Budapest); LLM (Central European University, Budapest); Master (Université Aix-Marseille III); Law degree (ELTE Budapest)



Newest selected publications

Berkes, A. (2020) 'The League of Nations and the international law of State responsibility'. International Community Law Review, 22 (3-4). pp. 331 - 362. ISSN: 1388-9036 Open Access Link

Journal article

Berkes, A. (Accepted) 'International Human Rights Law Beyond State Territorial Control'. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISSN 13: 9781108886543


Berkes, A. (2019) 'Human Rights Obligations of the Territorial State in the Cyberspace of Areas Outside Its Effective Control'. Israel Law Review, 52 (2). pp. 197 - 231. ISSN: 0021-2237 Open Access Link

Journal article

Berkes, A. (2018) 'Extraterritorial responsibility of the home States for MNCs’ violations of human rights', in Radi, Y. (ed.) Research Handbook on Human Rights and Investments. Edward Elgar. pp. 304 - 343. ISBN 10: 1-78254-911-0.

Book chapter

Berkes, A. (2018) 'The Standard of ‘Due Diligence’ as a Result of Interchange between the Law of Armed Conflict and General International Law'. Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 23 (3). pp. 433 - 460. ISSN: 1467-7954 Open Access Link

Journal article
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