Contact

Address

Green Templeton College

Woodstock Road Oxford OX2 6HG

Other affiliations

Biography

Beril Boz is a DPhil (PhD) in law candidate at the Faculty of Law. Her research examines different aspects of public-private dichotomy under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, considering the transforming characteristics of the online realm. Beril is interested in exploring and researching various subjects within the technology, society and, governance triangle. Her teaching interests and experience include data protection law, contracts and jurisprudence. She is currently teaching jurisprudence at Lincoln College.

She is also currently working on the research project 'Enabling Trust, Security and Privacy for Policy Innovation in Tackling Modern Slavery' for the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, in cooperation with the Alan Turing Institute and Open Data Institute, researching the barriers to data sharing in the context of modern slavery policy interventions. ​

Beril was the Blog Manager of the Cambridge International Law Journal between 2018- 2020, and is currently the convenor of the Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group.  

Before coming to Oxford, she was practicing law, with a particular focus on data protection law, content regulations and contracts.  

Education

CPGS in Legal Studies, University of Cambridge 

LL.M. (Master in Laws), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA - Fulbright Scholar

LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws), Bahcesehir University, Istanbul / Turkey 

Professional Qualifications

New York State Bar 

Istanbul Bar

Publications

Recent additions

  • Beril Boz, 'Turkey' in (ed), in Liora Lazarus, Christos Kypraios, Danilo B. Garrido Alves, A Preliminary Human Rights Assessment of Legislative and Regulatory Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic across 27 Jurisdictions, Bonavero Report 7/2020 (Bonavero Institute of Human Rights 2020)

Chapter (1)

Beril Boz, 'Turkey' in (ed), in Liora Lazarus, Christos Kypraios, Danilo B. Garrido Alves, A Preliminary Human Rights Assessment of Legislative and Regulatory Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic across 27 Jurisdictions, Bonavero Report 7/2020 (Bonavero Institute of Human Rights 2020)

Journal Article (1)

Research Interests

  • Data protection law
  • Technology and governance 
  • Theories on free will and freedom of contracts 
  • Theories on public and private spheres 

Events organised by Beril Boz

Past events

16 Feb 2021

Tuesday - 12:30PM

Ups and Downs of Data Trusts: A Viable option for Data Governance?

Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group

Speaker

Prof. James Penner & Jeremiah Lau

Speaker Affiliation

National University of Singapore & University of Oxford

Venue

Online event via MS Teams

27 Jan 2021

Wednesday - 5:00PM

Negligence and AI's Human Users

Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group

Speaker

Prof. Andrew D. Selbst

Speaker Affiliation

UCLA School of Law

Venue

Microsoft Teams

03 Dec 2020

Thursday - 2:30PM

Genome Editing: Continuity or Disruption of Existing Biotechnology Regime?

Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group

Speaker

Dr. Michael Morrison

Speaker Affiliation

HeLEX: Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies, University of Oxford

Venue

Microsoft Teams

12 Nov 2020

Thursday - 2:00PM

Protecting One's Own Privacy in a Big Data Economy

Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group

Speaker

Prof. Anita L. Allen

Speaker Affiliation

University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School

Venue

Online - Microsoft Teams

22 Jun 2020

Monday - 2:00PM

Blockchain and AI solutions for Refugees: A Glimpse of a Dystopian Future?

Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group

Speaker

Dr. Emre Eren Korkmaz

Speaker Affiliation

Center for Technology & Global Affairs, University of Oxford

Venue

Virtual Event

04 Mar 2020

Wednesday - 12:00PM

Lunchtime Discussion: The Purpose of Technology and Its Place in Society

Future of Technology and Society Discussion Group

Venue

Green Templeton College - Barclay Room

Research projects