Uni-Tübingen

Sofiya Kartalova

Proceedings opoened: 29 August 2019

Dissertation colloquium: 7 July 2020

 

Biographical information

  • September 2016 – to date: Research Assistant and PhD Student at Research Training Group 1808: Ambiguity – Production and Perception at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany
  • 2014-2015: LLM in Professional Legal Practice (Flex) at BPP University (Holborn, London), United Kingdom
  • July 2014: Called to the Bar, The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2012 – 2013 (Graduated: 2014): Bar Professional Training Course at BPP University (Holborn, London), United Kingdom
  • 2010 – 2011: Erasmus exchange programme at Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 2009 – 2012: LLB European Law at Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom

 

 

Awards

  • 2012: Lord Denning Scholarship, Major Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) Awards at Lincoln’s Inn

 

 

Research Interests

  • Ambiguity
  • The strategic value of ambiguity
  • European constitutional law
  • Judicial dialogue
  • The authority of EU law

 

 

Abstract:

»The Strategic Value of Ambiguity for the Authority of EU Law in the Dialogue between the European Court of Justice and the National Courts« (working title)

(to follow shortly)

 

 

Publications

  • Kartalova, Sofiya. (2018). "The Scales of Justice in Equilibirium. The ECJ's Strategic Resolution of Ambiguity in Stefano Melloni v Ministerio Fiscal 2013 (Case C-399/11)." JLL 7: 25-46.
  • Kartalova, Sofiya and Angelika Gorak (2013). "The Interests of Minority and Majority Shareholders in the EU". In: INTERSTATE - Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 2013/14.1. 55 – 68. An overview of the mechanisms and principles adopted by the EU to guard the interests of minority and majority shareholders.
  • Kartalova, Sofiya (2013). "The Identity Crisis of Categories – Volunteer or Employee in Employment Law?" In: Legal InCite, Issue 8, Autumn 2013. 20 - 21. An examination of the relevance and substance of the distinction between volunteers and employees in relation to the scope of their employment law rights, when engaged by a charity.
  • Kartalova, Sofiya (2012). "In the ECJ We Trust: The Authority of EU Law in the Context of Constitutional Conflict" In: INTERSTATE - Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 2011/12.1. 28 – 33. An exploration of the dynamics of trust and the genesis of the authority of EU law in the interaction between the ECJ and the national constitutional courts.
  • Kartalova, Sofiya (2011). "The North Pole: Shall We Race?" In: INTERSTATE - Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 2010/11.1. 7-11. An assessment of the legal weight and significance of the territorial claims on the North Pole in the context of public international law.
  • Kartalova, Sofiya (2009). "The Lisbon Treaty: Am I A Real Boy Now?" In: INTERSTATE - Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 2009/10. 1 . 10-13.
  • A critical appraisal of the importance of the Lisbon Treaty for the legal order and the constitutional evolution of the EU.