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ISTANBUL MEDİPOL UNIVERSITY- ANKARA MEDİPOL UNIVERSITY

Law on Earthquake
In the Light of International and National Judicial Decisions
(Pre-Earthquake Obligations – Post-Earthquake Rights)
International Symposium 
Symposium dates: 24-25 May 2021
Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Submissions from all areas of law and disciplinery subjects are accepted for the symposium that will be conducted to assess the changes due to earthquake on economic, social, political, and technological areas in national and international law and pre-existing applications.

The Symposium will be held online. Papers can be written and presented in Turkish and English. Simultaneous translations will be conducted during the oral presentations.

Symposium Program

10:00 – 10:30- OPENING SPEECHES

Rector Rep. of Istanbul Medipol University Prof.Dr. Ömer CERAN
Dean of Istanbul Medipol University Faculty of Law Prof.Dr. Ayşe NUHOĞLU
Dean of Ankara Medipol University Faculty of Law Prof.Dr. Fulya İlçin GÖNENÇ

1. SESSION
Earthquake Law in Terms of Administrative Law
10.30-12.00

SESSION CHAIR: Prof.Dr. Turan YILDIRIM

10:30 Responsibility of the Administration in Turkish Law due to Earthquake
Prof.Dr. Halit Eyüp ÖZDEMİR
(Istanbul Medipol University)

10:50 Building Registration Certificate Effect on the Responsibility of the Administration due to Earthquakes
Asst.Prof. Sinan SEÇKİN
(Istanbul Medipol University)

11:10 Evaluation of Tax and Fee Exemption within the Scope of Right to a Healty Enviroment in Urban Transformation Application
Assoc.Prof. Gülşen GEDİK
(Bursa Uludağ University)

Q&A SESSION: 11:30- 12.00

2. SESSION
Earthquake Law in Terms of Fundamental Rights
12:00-13.50

SESSION CHAIR: Prof.Dr. Nihat BULUT

12:00 Examination of Damages Arising from Building Collapse within the Scope of Criminal Law and ECtHR Decisions
Atty. Filiz SARAÇ
(Executive Board Member of the Union of Turkish Bar Associations)

12:20 The Right to Life and Earthquake in the Light of the Constitutional Court and the ECtHR Decisions
Asst.Prof. Adem Ersin BAYRA
(Istanbul Medipol University)

12:40 Cooperation and Responsibility After Force Majeure in International Law: The Example of the Haiti Earthquake
Asst.Prof. Ali Osman KARAOĞLU
 (Yalova University)

13:00 Aftermath of 1766 Istanbul Earthquake in Light of Ottoman Court Records
Res.Asst. Ali Ekber ÇINAR
(Galatasaray University)

Q&A SESSION: 13:20- 13:50

3. SESSION
Earthquake Law in Terms of Criminal Law
13.50-15.40

SESSION CHAIR: Prof.Dr. Ayşe NUHOĞLU

13:50 Evaluations on Determining the Limits of Disaster Criminal Law
Asst.Prof. Ezgi CANKURT
(Tekirdağ Namık Kemal University)

14:10 Evaluation of Criminal Responsibility in the Deaths Caused by Earthquakes within the Framework of Jurisprudence
Asst.Prof. Selman DURSUN/ Asst.Prof. Muhammed DEMİREL
(Istanbul University)

14:30 Criminal Liability of Building Inspector due to Death and Injuries in the Earthquake
Asst.Prof. Mahmut KAPLAN
(Akdeniz University)

14:50 Evaluation of Liabilities Before Earthquake in Terms of the Crime of Causing Zoning Pollution
Asst.Prof. Hakan GÜNDÜZ
(Hasan Kalyoncu University)

Q&A SESSION: 15.10- 15:40

4. SESSION
Earthquake Law in Terms of Compensation Law
15:40-17:00

SESSION CHAIR: Assoc.Prof. Salih Önder YEŞİLTEPE

15:40 An Evaluation on Obligations of the Merchant Prior to the Earthquake within the Framework of the Supreme Court Decisions
Asst.Prof. Harun ERYİĞİT
(Istanbul Medipol University)

16:00 Evaluation of Supreme Court Decisions Regarding the Responsibility of the Natural Disaster Insurance Institution for Damage Determination before the Compulsory Earthquake Insurance Contract
Asst.Prof. Gülşah YILMAZ
(Uluslararası Final University)

16:20 Liability for Compensation Arising from Abuse of Judicial Rights Regarding Risky Structure Detection in the Urban Transformation Process
Asst.Prof. Pınar ÇİFTÇİ
(Dokuz Eylül University)

Q&A SESSION: 16:40-17:00

1. SESSION
Earthquake Law in Comparative Law
10.00-13.30

SESSION CHAIR: Prof.Dr. Feridun YENİSEY

10:00 Seismic Regulations and Insurance System in Japan
Prof. Koichi KUSUNOKI
(The University of Tokyo)

10:30 Compliance of the National Platform of the Republic of Macedonia with the New Sendai Framework
Teaching Assistant MSc. Nadica Angova KOLEVSKA
(International Balkan University)

10:50 Earthquakes in Europe – Comparative Overview of the National and International Legislation
Asst.Prof.Dr. Vesna TRAJANOVSKA
(International Balkan University)

11:10 Legal Framework and Responsible Institutions for Dealing with Crisis in North Macedonia
Asst.Prof.Dr. Natalija SHIKOVA
(International Balkan University)

11:30 Comparative View of the Legal Arrangements of the Construction Contracts
Asst.Prof.Dr. Nikola DACEV
(International Balkan University)

11:50 Evaluation of Actus Reus in Terms of Possible Post-Earthquake Consequences under Chapter 154 Criminal Code (TRNC)
Asst.Prof. Pervin AKSOY İPEKÇİOĞLU
(Eastern Mediterranean University)

12:10 Mens Rea in TRNC Criminal Law in Respect of the Results Following an Earthquake
Asst.Prof. Nurcan GÜNDÜZ
(Eastern Mediterranean University)

Q&A SESSION: 12:30- 13:30

2. SESSION
Earthquake Law in Terms of Liability
13:30-15.20

SESSION CHAIR: Prof.Dr. Cevdet YAVUZ

13:30 Responsibility of Building Inspection Bodies in Earthquake Damages
Prof.Dr. Mehmet ALTUNKAYA
(Akdeniz University)

13:50 Determination of Responsibility in Case of Buying a Building Damaged by Earthquake Through Housing Loan
Assoc.Prof. Selin SERT SÜTÇÜ
(Akdeniz University)

14:10 The Consequences of Accepting Earthquake as Force Majeure in Line with the Provisions of the Turkish Code of Obligations No: 6098
Asst.Prof. Ahmet KALENDER
(Atatürk University)

14:30 Legal Liability Arising from Nuclear Accidents Caused by Earthquakes
Asst.Prof. Agah Kürşat KARAUZ
(Akdeniz University)

Q&A SESSION: 14:50- 15:20

3. SESSION
Earthquake Law in Comparative Law
15:20-17:10

SESSION CHAIR: Prof.Dr. Feridun YENİSEY

15:20 Preserving Historic Resources in Disaster-Prone Cities
Assoc.Prof. Ryan ROWBERRY
(Georgia State University)

15:40 Gecekondu and Shoddy Design Construction Defy the Best Engineering
Prof. Denis BINDER
(Chapman University)

16:00 Japan’s Enhanced Laws to Mitigate Damages from Next Large Earthquake
Atty. Sayuri UMEDA
(Washington, District of Columbia Attorney)

16:20 Well-Rehearsed Greek Drama: Earthquakes And Their Legal Aspects
Adj. Instr. Natalie CHARALAMPIDOU
(Democtiritus University of Thrace)

16:40 Long-Term Community Recovery: Law’s Role in Tragedy and Triumph
Assoc. Prof. John Travis Marshall (Georgia State University)

Q&A SESSION: 16:40-17:10

Posters

Posters