Jean Monnet Chair Action DIGITEUL invites contributions to the international conference on Competition in Digital Markets which will be held on September 30, 2022. The conference will be online only.DIGITEUL is a Jean Monnet Chair Action coordinated by Dr Zeynep Ayata at Koç University Law School.


Theme of the Conference

Digitalisation has been affecting all aspects of the economy and society at an unprecedented pace and scale. The powerful methods of data processing and new business models that became prevalent with digitalisation led to complex problems for competition authorities. The intersection of these new issues with fundamental rights places them on a different stage than traditional problems that competition authorities have dealt with. Lawmakers around the world have initiated ex-ante interventions tools for competition law enforcement only, the Digital Markets Act that has been recently enacted by the European Union being the first example of such measures. The conference aims to explore perspectives on how to balance the different interests that needs to be protected when dealing with the challenges that digitalisation brings to surface in the area of competition law.


Keynote Speech by Prof Dr Ariel Ezrachi, University of Oxford


Scientific Selection Committee

Prof Dr Pinar Akman, University of Leeds, UK

Associate Prof Dr Kerem Cem Sanli, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey

Associate Prof Dr Konstantinos Stylianou, University of Leeds, UK

Assistant Prof Dr Zeynep Ayata, Koç University, Turkey

Assistant Prof Dr Marios Iacovides, Uppsala University, Sweden


Eligibility Criteria & Submission Instructions

Abstracts in English, no more than 300 words should be submitted to by 01.09.2022. Only academics, researchers and postgraduate students may apply. Each applicant may propose only one individual abstract (co-authored abstracts are allowed). All submissions will be reviewed using a double-blind review process. Successful applicants will be notified by email by 09.09.2022. Participation in the conference is entirely free. Presented papers’ short or extended abstracts will be published on DIGITEUL’s website.