Hasan Kalyoncu University Hasan Kalyoncu Üniversitesi Web Sayfası
Havalimanı Yolu 8.Km Şahinbey / Gaziantep
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Hasan Kalyoncu Üniversitesi Web Sayfası
Hasan Kalyoncu Üniversitesi Web Sayfası


Hasan Kalyoncu Üniversitesi Web Sayfası
Academic Staff
Associate Professor Şakir DİNÇŞAHİN
Associate Professor Emel TOPCU
Professor Zehra ÖNDER
Associate Professor Ali Serdar ERDURMAZ
Associate Professor Kieran E. UCHEHARA
Associate Professor İdris DEMİR (YARI ZAMANLI)
Assistant Professor Bilal ÇIPLAK
Assistant Professor Ahmet KESER
Assistant Professor Murat ASLAN
Assistant Professor Yaman KEPENÇ
Assistant Professor Orhun Cem KARSAVURAN
Instructor Mehmet ÇETİN
Ömer Ertuğrul MERAL
Research Asisstant M. İhsan KUYUMCU
Associate Professor Şakir DİNÇŞAHİN

Personal Information
Bachelor's Degree : Boğaziçi University, 2000
Post Graduate : Yeditepe University, 2004
PhD : Yeditepe University, 2010

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E-Mail : sakir.dincsahin@hku.edu.tr
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I joined Hasan Kalyoncu University (Gaziantep, Turkey) as an associate professor of political science and international relations in December 2016. Prior to this position, I was with the Department of Political Science at Yeditepe University in Istanbul (2002-2016). For an academic year between 2013 and 2014, I was a visiting scholar in the Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East at SOAS, University of London. I concluded my doctoral dissertation on Turkish political thought under supervision of Professor Feroz Ahmad. A revised version of my dissertation "State and Intellectuals in Turkey: Life and Times of Niyazi Berkes" was published by Rowman/Lexington in 2015. I hold a master's degree in international economics from Yeditepe University (2004) and a bachelor's degree in political science from Boğaziçi University (2000). My works on populism, nationalism, ethnicity and intellectual history of Turkey were published in Nations and Nationalism, Government and Opposition, and History of Sport. I am currently working on Syrian refugees in and around Gaziantep.  
Racism, Islamophobia, and anti-Semitism 
Turkish Intellectual History
Turkish Politics
International Migration
Academic Curriculum Vitae
5. Academic Titles: :
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1 Instructor2000-2002 School of Foreign Languages, Instructor of English for Social Sciences, Yeditepe University
2 Research Assistant2002-2010 Department of Political Science and International Relations, Yeditepe University
3 Assistant Professor2010-2014 Department of Political Science and International Relations, Yeditepe University
4 Visiting Scholar2013-2014 Department of Languages and Cultures of the Near and the Middle East, SOAS, University of London
5 Associate Professor2014 Department of Political Science and International Relations, Yeditepe University
6. Dissertations Guided:
6.1. MA Dissertations:
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1 2017 Gülsüm Cihan, “Peace Building Through Peace Education In Post Conflict Societies: A Case Study Of Bosnia Herzegovina” Institute of Social Sciences, Yeditepe University, September 2017.
2 2013 Veronica Musardo, “The Italian Influence in the Development of Turkish Nationalism: Garibaldi, Mazzini, and Masonry,” Institute of Socia Sciences, Yeditepe University, May 2013. (PUBLISHED: Veronica Musardo, Secret Connections in Constantinople, İstanbul: Libra, 2015). 
3 2013 Panagis Germenis, “Rules, Institutions, and Douglass C. North’s Institutionalism: Understanding Economic Performance in Greece,” Institute of Social Sciences, Yeditepe University, July 2013.
4 2013 Tayfun Gözükara, “Political Economy of Turkish Foreign Policy, 1980-1989,” Institute of Social Sciences, Yeditepe University, June 2013. 
5 2012 Eric Edwards, “An Analysis of the Political Ideology of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party: Liberal Islam?,” Institute of Social Sciences, Yeditepe University, August 2012. 
6 2012 Andre Zakari, “A Modernist Approach Towards Turkish Nationalism: The Case of Language Policy In Early Republican Turkey,” Institute of Social Sciences, Yeditepe University, September 2012. PUBLISHED by LIBRA in 2016. 
6.2. Ph.D Dissertations:
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1 2015  Yusuf Nephan Aydın, “Ethnocultural Freedom and Equality: Being a Member of the Muslim Minority in Canada,” Institute of Social Sciences, Yeditepe University, June 2015. 
7.2. Articles Published in International Other Refereed Journals
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1 2018 Inclusive and Exclusive Discourses Towards Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Political Studies Association Annual Congress, 26-28 March 2018, Cardiff, UK. 
2 2017 "Socio-Economic Impact of Syrian Refugees on Host Communities in Turkey: A Psychoanalytic/Discursive Approach," Workshop on Political, Economic, Social, amd Legal aspects of Hosting Migrants and Refugees, University of Essex and Bahçeşehir University, Brisith Council Newton Fund, Istanbul, 4-8 July 2017. 
3 2017 "Populism or Nationalism: "the native and the national" in the discourse of Justice and Development Party in Turkey" Political Studies Association, Populism Speacialist Group Conference, Kings College, Londra, 7-8 April 2017. 
4 2015 “Anti-Semitism in Turkey,” British Council Researcher Links Workshop, Queen Mary University-Ankara University, Ankara (May 18-20, 2015).
5 2014 Changing Turkey Workshop III: Bridging Divides: Rethinking Ideology in the Age of Protests, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford (April 15, 2014). 
6 2014 “Transformation of Kemalist Ideology in Turkey: From State Ideology to Oppositional Ideology,” Department of Political Science and History, Panteion University, Athens (March 12, 2014). 
7 2014  “Competing Populisms in Turkey: The People of the Government vs. the People of the Protest, ’’ Research Turkey, King’s College, London, (January 30, 2014).
8 2014  “Jews in Turkey during World War Two,’’ Jewish Community of Turkey: Past and Present, Dahan Center, Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv, (January 5, 2014).
9 2013 “Seminar on Turkish History, Culture, and Politics,” Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, (October 14-18, 2013).
10 2013 “Geographical Importance of Turkey,’’ Metropolitan State University’s (Denver, USA) Fulbright Project in Istanbul, (June 20, 2013). 
11 2013 Conferences on ‘‘An Historical Overview of Politics in Turkey, 1908-1990,’’ and ’Political Islam and Secularism in Turkey,’’ Valdosta State University’s Istanbul Program, (June 25-26, 2013).
12 2012  “Where Geopolitics and Economic Development Coalesce,” Panel Discussion, 20-20 Investment Association and EastWest Institute, Le Méridien Hotel Istanbul (October 4, 2012).
13 2012 “Anti-Semitism in Turkey under the Rule of AKP, 2002-2012,” Public Lecture, University Chair for Ottoman and Turkish Studies, Tel Aviv University (June 21, 2012). 
14 2012 “Jewish Minority in Turkey,” Lecture Series on Jewish History, Study Group for the History of Jews of Greece, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece, (March 16, 2012).
15 2011-2012 “Recent Political Developments in Turkey,” LSE Grimshaw International Relations Club’s Istanbul Program, Yeditepe University, (January 9, 2011) (March 20, 2012).
16 2011 “Domestic Motives of Justice and Development Party’s Foreign Policy in the Mediterranean,” Marshall Forum on Transatlantic Affairs: Regional Action in Times of Global Challenges, Turin, Italy, (June 23-26, 2011).
17 2011  “The Struggle for Hegemony in Post-Kemalist Turkey, 1938-1950,” Ottomans/Turks in Conflict: New Perspectives: 1800-2010, Middle East Institute, Columbia University, (April 28-30, 2011).    
18 2009 "Justice and Development Party of Turkey," Annual European Graduate Conference on Political Parties, Political Studies Association, Birmingham University, (February 2009).
7.3. Papers presented in International Academic Meetings and published in Their Proceedings
7.5. Articles Published in National Refereed Journals
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1 2012 “On the Issue of Social Polarization in Turkey,” Panel Discussion, Young Peace Initiative, Yıldız Technical University (May 18, 2012). 
2 2008 "Jews in Turkey during the Second World War, 1939-1945," VI. Graduate Conference of Turkish Political Science Association, İstanbul Bilgi University, (November 2008).
3 2006 "Voting Behavior and Shifting Preferences in Turkey," Symposium on Culture and Politics in Turkey, Abant İzzet Baysal University (October 2006).
4 2006 "Modern Türkiye'de Türk Kimliği," [Turkish Identity in Modern Turkey] Uludağ University II. Symposium of Young Scholars, 185-195, (2006).
5 2004 With Prof. Dr. Ahmet N. Yücekök, "A Socio-Economic Analysis of 2004 Local Elections in Turkey," Yeditepe University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, (March 2004).
7.6 Other Publications
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1 2015 (SSCI) “Book Review: Ayla Göl (2013) Turkey Facing East: Islam, Modernity and Foreign Policy. Manchester: Manchester University Press,” Political Studies Review, 13: 2 (2015), 314-315.
2 2014 (SSCI) “Book Review: Claire Sutherland (2012) Nationalism in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Responses. London: Palgrave Macmillan,” Political Studies Review, 12: 1 (2014), 122.
3 2014 (SSCI) “Book Review: Matthew Evangelista (2011) Gender, Nationalism, and War: Conflict on the Movie Screen. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press,” Political Studies Review, 12: 1 (2014), 125-126. 
4 2012 (SSCI) “Book Review: Birol Yesilada and Barry Rubin (eds) (2010) Islamization of Turkey under the AKP Rule. Abingdon: Routledge,” Political Studies Review, 10: 2 (2012), 300.
5 2008 Translation: Feroz Ahmad, "Cumhuriyet Türkiyesi'nde Çağdaşlaşma ve Çağdaşlık Arasındaki Çatışma," [Conflict between Modernity and Modernization in Republican Turkey] İstanbul Barosu Cumhuriyet ve Demokrasi Paneli, İstanbul Barosu Yayınları, Ocak 2008.
6 2007 Translation: Feroz Ahmad, II. Meşrutiyet Döneminde Jön-Türk ve Ermeni İlişkileri, 1908-1914," [Young Turk-Armenian Relations during the Second Constitutional Period, 1908-1914] in Hülagü M. (ed.) Hoşgörü Toplumunda Ermeniler [Armenians in a Society of Tolerance], Kayseri: Erciyes Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2007. 
7   Served as a Referee for:
European Political Science Review
American Political Science Review
Government and Opposition
Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
South European Society and Politics
German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development

8   Editorial Board:
SAGE Open 
8. Projects
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1 2013-2014 Participant in Holocost Education Project for Turkish Academics, a joint project of Yad Vashem and Project Aladdin.
2 2006-2010 Researcher/Assistant in the Project for the Social History of the First World War by Professor Leila Fawaz, FARES Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies in Tufts University.
9. Administrative Duties
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1 2013-2016 Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Political Science and International Relations, Yeditepe University. 
2 2012-2016 Assistant Chair, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Yeditepe University
10. Membership in Professional or/and Technical Organizations
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1 2009- IPSA International Political Science Association

2 2009- PSA Political Studies Association 
11. Awards:
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1 2016 Academic Publication Award by Yeditepe University
2 2012 Publication Award by TUBITAK 
3 2008 Marshal Memorial Fellowship, German Marshal Fund of the United States.
4 2004 Honors Degree in International Economics.
5 2002-2010 Tuition Waiver, Yeditepe University, MA (2002-2004) and Ph.D. (2006-2010).
6 1996 Award for Academic Success, Yumlu Foundation for Scientific Research and Education.