Gülay Türkmen-Dervişoğlu is a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Goettingen’s Forum for Interdisciplinary Religious Studies. She received her PhD in sociology from Yale University in 2016. Her work has appeared in Nations and Nationalism and the Annual Review of Sociology, as well as on Jadaliyya, openDemocracy, The European, and Policy Trajectories.
Published in: HomeTurkey’s presidential referendum and the (not so) curious case of the Turkish diaspora in Europe
Maybe it is time Europe looked at itself in the mirror and started discussing why more and more people, including...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Turkey: from “role model” to “illiberal democracy”
If the west sees Turkey as a dumping ground for refugees, ignoring its transformation into an authoritarian regime...
Published in: HomeGezi: the park that shook up Turkey
What unites the most heterogeneous opposition bloc Turkey has seen in the last two decades is a common protest...