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Our publications touch on several areas: compliance (including team's country reports), remedies (damages)bias and behavioural approaches to the study of international lawautomated decision-making in courts, and the interaction and relationship between international and domestic levels of adjudication

On compliance 

Veronika Fikfak. 'Against Settlement in the European Court of Human Rights'. (2022) 20.3 International Journal of Constitutional Law, 2022. 

Veronika Fikfak and Lora Izvorova. 'Language and Persuasion: Dignity at the European Court of Human Rights.' (2022) 22.4 Human Rights Law Review, 2022. 

Ula Aleksandra Kos. 'Controlling the narrative: Hungary’s post-2010 strategies of non-compliance before the European Court of Human Rights.' (2023) 19.2 European Constitutional Law Review

Ula Aleksandra Kos. 'Signalling in European Rule of Law cases: Hungary and Poland as Case Studies.' (2023) Human Rights Law Review


Aysel Küçüksu. 'Enforcing Rights Beyond Litigation: Mapping HRO Strategies in Monitoring ECtHR Judgment Implementation.' (2022) 22.3 Human Rights Law Review, 2022. 


Veronika Fikfak. 'Structural Remedies: Human Rights Law.Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law, 2022. 

Katharina Luckner, Veronika Fikfak. 'Applications of ABM in International Legal Research: The Case of Compliance.' JURIX 2021. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2022. 


Katharina Luckner, Veronika Fikfak. 'Not all nations at all times: How States Imitate Each Other’s Behavior Towards Non-Compliance with International Law Norms: an ABM proposal.JURIX 2023 Proceedings, forthcoming.


Veronika Fikfak. 'Compliance and Compensation: Money as a currency of human rights.' in Rachel Murray and Debra Long, Handbook on Implementation of Human Rights Law. (Edward Elgar, 2022). 

Country compliance reports

Ula Aleksandra Kos, Zita Barcza-Szabó and Veronika Fikfak. 'Hungary and the ECtHR: The Question of Compliance'iCourts Working Papers Series no. 289. 

  • In Hungarian: Ula Aleksandra Kos, Zita Barcza-Szabó and Veronika Fikfak. Fundamentum 2023 (forthcoming).

Veronika Fikfak and Ula Kos. 'Slovenia - An Exemplary Complier With Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights?' iCourts Working Papers Series no. 249. 

Aysel Küçüksu. ’Forsker: Danmark er ikke nogen menneskeretlig badboy. Tværtimod - vi er en pligtopfyldende duksedreng’, Politiken, 3 March 2022.

Klara Dahler-Larsen. 'Consequences of the exclusion of the Russian Federation from the Council of Europe with regards to the execution of judgments.' Masters' thesis, University of Copenhagen, January 2023, iCourts Working Paper 332.  


Veronika Fikfak. 'UK's Defiance of the European Court of Human Rights.' (1 June 2023) The Constitution Unit Blog

On behavioural approaches 

Veronika Fikfak, Daniel Peat, and Eva van der Zee. 'Bias in International Law.' (2022) 23.3 German Law Journal, 281-297. ​

The Symposium includes contributions from: 

Daniel Peat, Veronika Fikfak, and Eva van der Zee. 'Behavioural Compliance Theory.' (2022) 13.2 Journal of International Dispute Settlement 2022.

​The Symposium includes contributions from: 


Eva van der Zee, Veronika Fikfak, and Daniel Peat. 'Introduction to the Symposium on the Limitations of the Behavioural Turn in International Law.' American Journal of International Law Unbound, 21 July 2021.

​The Symposium includes contributions from: 

Veronika Fikfak, ​Justine Batura, and Christian Pogies. 'From Sticks to Carrots?: An Introduction to the Symposium on Rewarding in International Law.' Völkerrechtsblog, 7 June 2021.

​The Symposium includes contributions from: 

  • Daniel Peat. 'Rewarding Compliance'. Völkerrechtsblog, 8 June 2021.

  • Silvia Steininger. 'Beyond Shaming'. Völkerrechtsblog, 9 June 2021.

  • Luis F. Viveros-Montoya. 'Reparation and Judicial Discretion.' Völkerrechtsblog, 9 June 2021.

  • Matej Avbelj. 'Rewarding in EU Law.' Völkerrechtsblog, 10 June 2021.

  • Cristiane Lucena Carneiro. 'Designing Rewards.' Völkerrechtsblog, 11 June 2021.

  • Veronika Fikfak, Anne van Aaken, Betül Simsek. 'On Rewarding in International Law: A Conversation with Anne van Aaken and Betül Simsek', Völkerrechtsblog, 11 June 2021.


On remedies 

Niccolò Ridi and Veronika Fikfak. 'Sanctioning to Change State Behaviour'(2022) 13.2 Journal of International Dispute Settlement 2022.

Veronika Fikfak. 'DRC v Uganda, 2022 Reparations Judgment.(2022) Cambridge Law Journal

Veronika Fikfak. 'Non-pecuniary damages before the European Court of Human Rights: Forget the victim; it’s all about the state.' (2020) Vol 33. Leiden Journal of International Law, 1-34. 

Veronika Fikfak. ‘Changing State Behaviour: Damages before the European Court of Human Rights’. (2018) 29/4 European Journal of International Law, pages 1091-1125.

On automated decision-making 

Zuzanna Godzimirska, Aysel Küçüksu, Salome Ravn. 'From the Vantage Point of Vulnerability Theory: Algorithmic Decision-Making and Access to the European Court of Human Rights.' (2022) 20 Nordic Journal of Human Rights 235-249. 

  • Aysel appeared on Podcast series  Voices in Vulnerability recorded by the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Center at the University of Atlanta. 15 June 2022.


Veronika Fikfak. 'What Future for Human Rights? Decision-making by Algorithm'. Strasbourg Observers, 19 May 2021.

On interaction of domestic and international 

Veronika Fikfak. ‘Protecting Human Rights in Austerity Claims in the UK.’ (2016) 8 Hague Journal on the Rule of Law,  pages 205-226.

Jaka Kukavica and Veronika Fikfak. ‘Strasbourg’s U-Turn on Independence as Part of an Effective Investigation under Article 2.’ (2015) 74/3 Cambridge Law Journal, pages 415-419.  

Veronika Fikfak. ‘English Courts and the ‘internalisation’ of the European Convention on Human Rights – Between Theory and Practice.’ (2013-2014) 5 The UK Supreme Court Yearbook, pages 183-214. 

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country reports
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