News and Announcements
Akan M. 2023. “A confiscated trajectory of secularism: revisiting the critical case of Turkey,” Politics, Religion & Ideology 24(1): 1-25.
Zeynep Gambetti. 2016. Vulnerability in Resistance (co-editor with Judith Butler and Leticia Sabsay). Duke University Press.
(Updated) Talk by Prof. Douglas McAdam: "Putting Trump in Context: Race, Religion, and the Erosion of Democracy", 24.02.2021, 19:00, Online
Talk by Prof. Ben Alexander - An Introduction to Digital Humanities: Origins and Challenges, 04.04.2019, TB 310
Kadirbeyoğlu, Z., Adaman, F., Özkaynak, B. et al. 2017. "The Effectiveness of Environmental Civil Society Organizations: An Integrated Analysis of Organizational Characteristics and Contextual Factors". VOLUNTAS, 28(4): 1717-1741.
Çıdam, V. 2021. "Adorno's two‐track conceptualization of progress: The new categorical imperative and politics of remembrance", Constellations. 28 (1): 79-94.
Yeşim Arat's article, “On the Emancipation of Women in Contemporary Turkey?” published in Nermin Abadan Unat and Gretty Mirdal Emancipation in Exile: Perspectives on the Employment of Migrant Women.
İlhan Demiryol, G. (2020). "Populism in Power: The Case of Turkey" in Turkey in Transition: Politics, Society and Foreign Policy (E. Sokullu eds.). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang
Kadirbeyoglu, Z. 2017. “The Impact of Power and Civic Engagement in the Decentralized Management of Natural Resources: the Case of Turkey”. Public Administration and Development, 37: 277-291.
Bann Seng Tan. 2016. “Aid and Democracy Promotion in Asia” Asian Journal of Comparative Politics 1(2): 152-170.
Talk by Prof. Wendy Pearlman - "Understanding Syria through Refugees' Stories: Bir Köprüden Geçtik, 10.12.2020, Online
Nermin Abadan-Unat, Volkan Çıdam, Dilek Çınar, Zeynep Kadirbeyoğlu, Selcan Kaynak, Bahar Özay and Sercan Taş "The Voting Behavior of Euro-Turks and Turkey`s Presidential Elections of 2014"
Talk by Assoc. Prof. Ceren Belge - The Rules of Difference: Honor Killings and National Identity in the Courts of Urfa and Diyarbakır, 29.05.2018, 15:00-17:00, İB 204
Akan, M. 2017. “Looking beyond ‘imaginary’ analytics and hermeneutics in comparative politics” Philosophy and Social Criticism.
Ronay Bakan won the "Best Doctoral Paper on Turkey Award" from the Association for the Study of Nationalities Convention 2019.
Arslanalp, M. & Erkmen, T.D. (2022). Yurttaşlar Protesto Hakkını ve Yasaklarını Nasıl Değerlendiriyor? İstanbul’da Yurttaş Tavırları üzerine bir Anket Çalışmasının Söyledikleri, Mülkiye Dergisi, 46(2), 3-38.
Talk by Jonathan Godfrey: "My accessibility marathon: No progress without pain", 16.06.2021, 12:00, Zoom
Announcement on Applications for Two Tenure-Track Positions in International Relations and Other Subfield
Talk by Çiğdem Çıdam: "In the Street: Democratic Action, Theatricality, and Political Friendship", 23.12.2021, 17:00, Zoom
Aksoy, Z. & Öz, Ö. 2020." Protection of traditional agricultural knowledge and rethinking agricultural research from farmers' perspective: A case from Turkey". Journal of Rural Studies
Talk by Konstantinos Travlos - Consent and Management: A multi-method analysis of the correlates of interstate managerial coordination. 16.03.2018, 14:00, İB 204
Mine Eder (with Derya Özkul).2016. "Precarious lives and Syrian refugees in Turkey" New Perspectives on Turkey (54).
Talk by Prof. Jeffrey Frieden: "Populism in Place: The Economic Geography of the Globalization Backlash", 28.01.2021, 18:00, Online
Lecture: "Human Suffering, Human Vulnerability and Human Capabilities - Critical Connections" by Nergis Canefe
Kut, G. 2016. “The Black Sea Raid of October 29, 1914, as a Foreign Policy Decision: Collusion or Necessity” in Yavuz, H. and Feroz, A., eds. War and Collapse: World War I and the Ottoman State. Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, pp. 113-32.
Talk by Kosuke Imai: "Use of Artificial Intelligence in Criminal Justice System: Experimental Evaluation", 21.04.2021, 17:00, Zoom
Arslanalp, M. & Erkmen. T.D. (2023) The Changing Dynamics of Protests under Turkey’s Authoritarian Transformation: Actors, Repertoires and Strategies of Repression” in Turkey's Challenges and Transformation: Politics and Society on the Centennial of the
Lecture by Kenan Malik - "What Can History Tell Us About Morality?" - 29.09.17, 16:00, Nafi Baba Building 103
Re-election of Professor Gün Kut to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Nermin Abadan Unat's article,“Emancipation or Pseudo-emancipation:Fallacy or the Force of Social Control in a Global World", in N.A. Unat and G. Mirdal, Emancipation in Exile:Perspectives on the Employment of Migrant Women, İstanbul Bilgi University Press
Yagci, A. H., & Oyvat, C. (2020). Partisanship, media and the objective economy: Sources of individual-level economic assessments. Electoral Studies, 66, 102135.
Taraktaş, B. 2022. "Incorporating Computational Social Science in Political Science" in E. Abanoz (Ed.), Advances in Human and Social Aspects of Technology (pp. 23–44). IGI Global.
Zuhre Aksoy. 2016. "The Politics of Biotechnology and the Governance of Genetically Modified Organisms in Turkey." in The Making of Neoliberal Turkey, edited by Cenk Ozbay, Maral Erol, Aysecan Terzioglu and Umut Turem. Ashgate.
Akan, M. 2021. "Capturing Secularism in Turkey: The Ease of Comparison" in The Oxford Handbook of Turkish Politics
Yeşim Arat. 2016. "1980 Sonrası Kadın Sorunları ve Kadın Hareketi”, Mehmet Kabasakal der. Türkiye’de Siyasal Yaşam, Istanbul, Bilgi University Press.
Yeşim Arat and Ayşegül Altınay's article, "KAMER, a women's center and an experiment in cultivating cosmopolitan norms" published in Women's Studies International Forum.
Doç. Dr. Mneesha Gellman - Educational Policy in Comparative Context: Ethnic Minority Language Politics in Mexico and the United States, 18.06.2019, IB 204
Arslanalp, M. (2022) Tarihsel ve Güncel Örnekler Işığında Latin Amerika’da Toplumsal Hareketlerin Sol Partilerle Etkileşimi, Toplum ve Bilim, 160, 174-197.
Arslanalp, M. & Pearlman, W. 2017. "Mobilization in Military-Controlled Transitions: Lessons from Turkey, Brazil, and Egypt". Comparative Sociology, 16 (3): 311-339.
Taraktaş, B. 2021. ”Tolerable levels of disagreements: Collective action capacity & shape of coalitions”. Social Networks, 68: 15-30.
Talk by Bruce Desmarais: "Spatial Modeling of Dyadic Geopolitical Interactions Between Moving Actors", 17.11.2021, 18:00, Zoom
Kadirbeyoğlu, Z. 2020. "Decentralization in Turkey" in The Dynamics of Decentralization in the MENA: Processes, Outcomes, and Obstacles. GLD Working Paper No. 31, University of Gothenburg
Sınmazdemir T. & Getmansky, A. and Zeitzoff, T. 2018. "Refugees, xenophobia, and domestic conflict: Evidence from a survey experiment in Turkey". Journal of Peace Research. 1-17.
Talk by Professor Lesley J. Wood - Crisis and Control: The militarization of policing in the US and Canada. 26.09.2016, 14:00, IB 204
Mişe, U. 2020. "Rap Music as Resistance and Its Limits, Two Diverging Cases: Sulukule and Bağcılar Rap". Anthropology of East Europe Review, 31 (1).
Zeynep Gambetti`nin makalesi, “Occupy Gezi as Politics of the Body” published in Umut Özkırımlı (eds.), The Making of a Protest Movement in Turkey: #occupygezi.
Arslanalp, M. 2018. "Coalitional Politics of Housing Policy in AKP’s Turkey”. POMEPS Studies: Social Policy in the Middle East and North Africa, 31: 25-33
Akan, M. 2017. "Diversité: Challenging or constituting laïcité?" French Cultural Studies, 28 (1): 123-137.
Kadirbeyoglu, Z., & Kutlu, R. (2023). "Urban Sustainability Transition in Turkey: Drivers and Barriers". Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'études du développement, 21(1). DOI: 10.1080/02255189.2023.2195156
Arslanalp, M., & Deniz Erkmen, T. (2020). Mobile emergency rule in Turkey: legal repression of protests during authoritarian transformation. Democratization, 1-23.
Şaşmaz, A., Yagci, A. H., & Ziblatt, D. 2022. How Voters Respond to Presidential Assaults on Checks and Balances: Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Turkey. Comparative Political Studies.
Talk by Dr. Paola Rivetti - The Transformation of Activism under Authoritarian Constraints: Evidences from Iran - 27.04.2018, 11.00, IB 204
Yeşim Arat. 2016. "Islamist Women and Feminist Concerns in Contemporary Turkey" Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, 37(3): 125-150
Akan, M. 2021. “Pandémie sous forme de métaphores de guerre et de crise,” in Tour du monde de la Covid-19 (Shigehisa Kuriyama, Ota de Leonardis, Carlos Sonnenschein & Ibrahima Thioub eds.). Paris: Éditions Manucius.
Murat Akan's article, “Turkey’s Attempt at a New Constitution in Political Context” published in Journal of Constitutional Law.
Çıdam, V. 2021. "Eleştirel Teorinin (Sol-)Hegelci Revizyonu: Axel Honneth ve Tanınma Kavramı", in Alacakaranlıkta Hegel’i Düşünmek (K. Gülenç & Ö. E. Gürel eds.), Ayrıntı Yayınları: 222-246
Ince, A. and Kadirbeyoglu, Z. 2020. “The politics of food: Commoning practices in alternative food networks in Istanbul” in Commoning the City: Empirical Perspectives on Urban Ecology, Economics and Ethics, (D. Özkan and G. Baykal Büyüksaraç eds.)
Arslanalp, M. 2020. "Latin Amerika'da Kentleşme ve Yoksulların Kentsel Siyaset", Dünyanın Ters Köşesi: Latin Amerika: Tarih, Toplum, Kültür (Esra Akgemci & Kazım Ateş eds.). İletişim Yayınları
Akan, M. 2016. "Diverse Subjects of Interpenetration" European Journal of Sociology, 57 (3): 501-505.
Akan, M. 2021. "Floating Sophia, Polarizing to Abeyance, Waqf-izing the State", Journal of Muslims in Europe: 1-23.
Akan, M. 2017. The Politics of Secularism: Religion, Diversity, and Institutional Change in France and Turkey. Columbia University Press.
Talk by Dr. Moshe Behar on November 3th: '"The One-State/Two-States Controversy in post-1917 Palestine/Israel'
Arslanalp, M., & Deniz Erkmen, T. (2020). Repression without Exception: A Study of Protest Bans during Turkey’s State of Emergency (2016-2018). South European Society and Politics, 1-27.
Kurmuş, E. & Topal, Ç. 2021. "The Ambivalent Position of Sleep within the Current Work Regime: A Conceptual Discussion". Journal of Economy, Culture and Society (64), p. 357-376.
Z. Kadirbeyoglu and Dilek Çınar. 2016. “Migration and Citizenship in Turkey” in I. Sirkeci ve B. Pusch eds., Turkish Migraton Policy. London: Transnational Press London.
Kadirbeyoğlu, Z. 2018. "Waterproof Development? Impact of Advocacy Networks on Anti-Dam Movements in India and Turkey" in New Perspectives on India and Turkey: Connections and Debates (S. T. Jassal & H. Turan eds.). Routledge Contemporary S. Asia Series
Mine Eder and Özlem Öz won the best article prize for 2018 from International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
Cirkovic, E. 2017. " Incomplete World Order: United Nations Security Council Resolution 2249 (2015) and the Use of Force in International Law" Comparative Law Review Vol. 8.
Talk by Bonnie Honig: "Fabulation and the Right to the City: Political Intoxication in Hartman, Arendt, and Euripides’ Bacchae", 20.05.2021, 18:00, Zoom
Arat, Y. 2021. "Democratic Backsliding and the Instrumentalization of Women's Rights in Turkey”. Gender and Politics.
Guidelines for the students who are eligible to take the written exam for Graduate Programs in the Political Science and International Relations Department
Çıdam. V. 2017. "Gezi-Widerstand. Betrachtungen über die moderne Kunst der Politik" in Fluchtpunkt (Franck Hoffmann and Markus Messling eds), Berlin: Kulturverlag Kadmos: 313-325
Arslanalp, M., & Erkmen, T. D. 2022. "Spatial reason of the state: the role of space in protest repression in Turkey". Territory, Politics, Governance: 1-19.
Yağcı, A & Harma, M. & Tekgüç H. 2020. "Who wants left-wing policies? Economic preferences and political cleavages in Turkey", Mediterranean Politics
Talk by Assoc. Prof. Michael Lipson - Gated Haven: Organized Hypocrisy and EU Asylum Policy, 07.06.2018, İB 102
Çalışkan, K. 2017. “Explaining the end of military tutelary regime and the July 15 coup attempt in Turkey” Journal of Cultural Economy, 10 (1): 97-111.
Talk by Nicholas Sambanis: "Norms, Ideas, Identities: Overcoming Discrimination Toward Immigrants", 23.03.2021, 18:00, Zoom
2022 Yagci, Alper H. “Actual and Popularly Attributed Placement of Political Attitudes on the Left-Right Scale: Results from a Representative Survey of Turkey. Si̇yasal: Journal of Political Sciences 31(2):235–253.
Kadirbeyoglu, Z. and Konya, N. 2017. “Alternative Food Initiatives in Turkey” in Neoliberal Turkey and its Discontents: Economic Policy and the Environment Under Erdogan (F. Adaman, B. Akbulut and M. Arsel eds), London: IB. Taurus.
Akan, M. 2021. Laiklik Siyaseti: Fransa ve Türkiye'de Din, Çeşitlilik ve Kurumsal Değişim. Bilgi Yayınevi.
Murat, E. 2022. "Education for the Marginalised as Resistance Under Authoritarian Neoliberalism: The Case of People’s Houses Summer School", in Authoritarian Neoliberalism and Resistance in Turkey (eds. İ. Borsuk et al). Palgrave Macmillan: 151-170
Volkan Çıdam. 2016. "Historical Method and Critical Theory", Philosophy at Yeditepe, Special Issue: Method in Philosophy, 231-251.
Talk by Assist. Prof. Volkan Yılmaz - The Politics of Healthcare Reform in Turkey - 23.03.2018, 14:30, İB 204