Orcun Ulusoy


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Orçun Ulusoy studied law at Dokuz Eylul University in Izmir, Turkey. As a lawyer he worked on human rights related cases with a focus on asylum and migration. He was a founding member of the Association for Solidarity with Refugees in Izmir and of ‘Kayiki’, a network of Turkish and Greek human rights activists, researchers and lawyers working on asylum and migration issues. Before joining the VU, he was working as a contracted lawyer for the UNHCR in Turkey.

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migrant Social Sciences
death Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
deportation Social Sciences
Turkey Social Sciences
migration Social Sciences
management Social Sciences
evidence Social Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2019

Border policies and migrant deaths at the Turkish-Greek border

Ulusoy, O., Baldwin-Edwards, M. & Last, T., 1 May 2019, In : New Perspectives on Turkey. 60, 1, p. 3-32 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

national politics

Deaths at the borders database: evidence of deceased migrants’ bodies found along the southern external borders of the European Union

Last, T. K., Mirto, G., Ulusoy, O., Urquijo, I., Harte, J. M., Bami, N., Pérez Pérez, M., Macias Delgado, F., Tapella, A., Michalaki, A., Michalitsi, E., Latsoudi, E., Tselepi, N., Chatziprokopiou, M. & Spijkerboer, T. P., 9 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. 43, 5, p. 693-712 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Data Base

Post-deportation risks under the EU-Turkey statement: what happens after readmission to Turkey?

Alpes, M. J., Tunaboylu, S., Ulusoy, O. & Hassan, S., 24 Nov 2017, Florence: European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre, 10 p.

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access
third countries

Returned and Lost: What Happens After Readmission to Turkey?

Ulusoy, O. & Battjes, H., 19 Oct 2017

Research output: Online publication or Non-textual formOnline publication or WebsiteProfessional

Situation of Readmitted Migrants and Refugees from Greece to Turkey under the EU-Turkey Statement

Ulusoy, O. & Battjes, H., 3 Oct 2017, 42 p. (Migration Law Series).

Research output: Working paperAcademic

Open Access

Activities 2014 2017

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation

Turkey, the European Union and the 'Refugee Crisis'

O. Ulusoy (Speaker)
18 Oct 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationPopular

Border Deaths Database Debriefing Workshop

T.K. Last (Speaker), O. Ulusoy (Speaker)
12 Feb 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Border Deaths Network Meeting

T.P. Spijkerboer (Speaker), O. Ulusoy (Speaker)
26 Nov 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Border Deaths Database Methodology Workshop

T.K. Last (Speaker), O. Ulusoy (Speaker)
7 Apr 2014

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic