Daniela Alaattinoglu profile picture
Docent, Laws
Senior Researcher, Laws
Doctor of Laws (EUI), LLM (EUI; University of Helsinki)

Areas of expertise

Socio-legal studies
gender and law
human rights
comparative public law
criminal law
law and technology


Dr Alaattinoğlu leads the work package 'Trust in Law' in the research project Mobile Futures: Diversity, Trust and Two-way Integration, funded by the Strategic Research Council of the Academy of Finland. Among her publications are the co-edited (together with Dr Adrian Howe) volume Contesting Femicide: Feminism and the Power of Law Revisited (Routledge 2019) and her single-authored monograph Grievance Formation, Rights and Remedies: Involuntary Sterilisation and Castration in the Nordics, 1930s–2020s (Cambridge University Press 2023, forthcoming). She has carried out extensive fieldwork in the Nordic countries and held multiple international visiting fellowships, for example at the University of Melbourne (2018) and the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology (2019). Dr Alaattinoğlu's previous work experience includes working as a legal researcher at the Istanbul-based NGO TOHAV and a lecturer of criminal law at the Police College of Finland.

Dr Alaattinoğlu is (together with Tomi Tuominen) the co-editor of Retfærd, the Nordic Journal of Law and Justice. She is also the co-founder (together with Miriam Tedeschi) of the research environment Law, Space and Justice at the Turku Law Faculty.

Dr Alaattinoğlu's main working languages are English, Finnish, Scandinavian languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian) and Turkish.


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