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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Diversity and Social Conflict

Tebessüm Yilmaz

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Name
Tebessüm Yilmaz
E-Mail
yilmazte (at) hu-berlin.de

Einrichtung (OKZ)
Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Sozialwissenschaften → G.Simmel Prof. Comparative Studies on Diversity/Social Conflicts
Sitz
Universitätsstraße 3b
Postanschrift
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

Curriculum Vitae

 

01/10/2017–Present
PhD Candidate, Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
, Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin (Germany)

10/2016–31/08/2017
MA in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Eberhard Karls University of Tubingen

09/2010–2016
PhD Candidate Political Sciences and International Relations, Istanbul University, Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul (Turkey)
PhD dissertation title: "Representation of Social Trauma and State Violence Against Kurds in
Alternative Cinema in Turkey Through Collective Memory"

09/2007–07/2010
MSc. Political Sciences and International Relations, Yıldız Technical University, Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul (Turkey)
Master's thesis: "A Dissident Humor Magazine in the Era of Democrat Party: Tef (1954-1955)"

09/2003–06/2007
B.A. Political Science and International Relations, Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Istanbul (Turkey)

06/2006–09/2006
Internship Certificate, United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Ankara (Turkey)

2005-2006
Middle East Certificate Program, Galatasaray University - Center for Strategic Research, Istanbul (Turkey)

2004–2005
European Union Certificate Program, Galatasaray University - Center for Strategic Research, Istanbul (Turkey)

 

Research Interests

Kurdish Studies, Critical Film Studies, Feminism & Gender Studies, Collective Memory, Postcolonial Theory

 

Dissertation Title

 

Representation of Social Trauma and State Violence Against Kurds in Alternative Cinema in Turkey Through Collective Memory

 

 

Selected Publications

 

Book Chapters:

“Turkey's ‘Guests’: Media Representations of "Syrians", in: Medyanın Milliyetçiliği: Milliyetçiliğin Medyası, M. İri (ed.), İstanbul: Derin Yay., 2015, p. 145 - 175. (in Turkish)

 

"Şimal Yıldızı as a Transcendent Narrative...", in: Erkek Millet Asker Millet: Türkiye'de Milliyetçilik, Militarizm, Erkeklik(ler), N. Y. Sümbüloğlu (ed.), İstanbul: İletişim Yay., 2013, p. 115 - 141. (in Turkish)

 

"Drawing the Anger: Enemy Portraits in Nationalist Imagination", in Türk Sağı: Mitler, Fetişler, Düşman İmgeleri, İ. Kerestecioğlu & G. G. Öztan (eds.), İstanbul: İletişim Yay., 2012, p. 137 - 169. (in Turkish)

 

Articles in Journals:

Remembering as Resistance: Representations of Forced Displacement and Resettlement of Kurdish Women”, Gender<ed> Thoughts: New Perspectives in Gender Research, forthcoming.

 

“Rethinking Refugeeism: The Necessity of a Feminist Intervention", Jineoloji Journal, No: 5, 2017, (in Turkish).

 

"The Korean War: as an Intersection Point of Militarism and Anti-Communism", with G. G. Öztan, Toplum ve Bilim, No: 123, 2012, p. 232 - 258. (in Turkish)

 

 

Educational Materials:

 

A Chronology of Academic Courses on Masculinities in Turkey (with Bilhan Gözcü /Erkek Muhabbeti), 2015

 

 

Conference Papers:

Kurdish Women's Movement in Bakur & Rojava”, Women in War’s Annual Conference: Gender in Revolution, Odessa, 6-7-8 October 2017

 

"The ‘White Toros’: A Haunted Past or Reclaiming the Right to Truth and Justice?", Peace and

Conflict Studies in Anthropology Bi-Annual Conference, Amsterdam, 28-30 August 2017.

 

"Case of Imprisoned Students", in Face of Persecutions from the State, what is the Future of

Democrats and Minorities in Turkey?, 21 September 2016, organized by EGAM.

 

"Mutilated Bodies: Sexual Violence and Homo Sacer in the Camp of Turkish Kurdistan", Women in War’s Annual Conference: After Genocide from Trauma to Rebirth - A Gendered Perspective, Yerevan, 17 - 18 – 19 September 2016.

 

"The Short Social History of Capitalism, Women's Movement, Capitalism and Urbanization in

Turkey / Kapitalizmin Kısa Toplumsal Tarihi, ", 11. Karaburun Bilim Kongresi, August 31st - September 4th 2016. (in Turkish, together with Alper Açık, Emek Durmuşoğlu, Gül Köksal, Latife Akyüz, Meral Camcı, Z. Tül Akbal Süalp, Nedim Süalp, Muzaffer Kaya)

 

Workshops:

“One Step Forward, One Step Back: Women's Struggle Under the AKP Rule", KRITNET "Rückkehr des Nationalen",Osnabrück University, 5th May, 2017.

 

“Human Rights and Turkey's Constitutional Referendum 2017”, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung -

Mannheim, 22nd April, 2017 (together with Hatip Dicle)

“The Gendered State of Emergency and Rising Authoritarianism in Turkey”, Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung - Mainz, 12th April, 2017.

 

“The Neglected History of Women's Movement in Turkey: From Ottoman Era to State of Exception”, Class and the Struggle for Democracy in Turkey (Systematic Workshops) Ferienakademie der Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, 16th March, 2017.

 

“Academics for Peace: Possibilities of Solidarity Politics”, 'Academic freedom: "national security"

threats in Turkey, India and the UK', The University of Edinburgh, The School of Social and Political Science, 27th October 2016.

 

“What is the state of racism, antisemitism, discrimination and genocide denial in Europe? -Turkey by numbers”, EGAM - European Young Leaders Summer Training Seminar, Sarajevo - Bosnia Herzegovina, 11th -21st August 2016

 

Representation of Social Trauma and State Violence Against Kurds in Alternative Cinema in

Turkey Through Collective Memory", Geneva University ACADEMIC EXCHANGES -INTERDISCIPLINARY COLLOQUIUM, 20th to 24th June 2016.

 

A Feminist Perspective on Massacres and Curfews in Kurdistan”, Women in War’s Webinar Series, March 13th 2016.

 

Honours, Awards & Scholarships:

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Doctoral Scholarship (Since October 2017)

Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Masters Scholarship (October 2016 – September 2017)

Hrant Dink Foundation Travel Grant: "Let the Streets Talk: Politics Through the Yerevan Streets" Project (August 2015).

 

Research Experience

Murat Ergin (2013 -2015). Content Analysis of Death Announcements in Turkey (1950-2009), TÜBİTAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Research Project /Research Assistant

 

Teaching Experience

2017 - 2018 WS: Introduction to Visual Media Analysis: A Guide for Sociologists, MA level, Humboldt University of Berlin, Institute of Social Sciences

2013-2014 WS: Ethnic and Cultural Dimensions of International Relations, BA level, Izmir University – Turkey, International Relations and Political Science Department

2013-2014 WS: Diplomatic English, BA level, Izmir University – Turkey, International Relations and Political Science Department

 

Memberships

European Association of Social Anthropologists: EASA