Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
CULTURAL STUDIES SEMINAR
Alignments of International Refugee Law, Political Liberalism and Sexuality on the Road: Iranian Asylum Seekers through the United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Turkey
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
15:30, FASS 2034
Emrah Yıldız is a Joint Ph.D. Candidate in Social Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. He holds a BA in Anthropology and German Studies, and an MA in Cultural Anthropology from Wesleyan University. He was a DAAD Research Fellow at the Institute for European Ethnology in Berlin during the 2005-2006 academic year. His current research interests include historiography and ethnography of borderlands, anthropology of Islam and pilgrimage, political economy and contraband commerce as well as studies of gender and sexuality in the Middle East. His ongoing dissertation research is supported by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University; Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, and Die Zeit Stiftung Bucerius Fellowship in Migration Studies.
P.S.: The seminar will be in English.