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Dr. Bihter SOMERSAN Professor of Political Science and Gender Studies, Beykent University, Istanbul

CV

1995-1998 Political Science, Law, Sociology, Pedagogy, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
1997 Fellow, Friedrich-Naumann Stiftung, Potsdam
1998 Master, Political Science, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
2001-2010 Lecturer of Political Sociology, Gender Studies and International Relations, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Yeditepe University, Istanbul
2010 Ph.D., Political Science, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main
2010 Marshall Memorial Fellow, German Marshall Fund, Washington D.C.
since 2010 Founding Member, Equality Watch Women's Group (ESITIZ), Istanbul
since 2011 Adjunct Professor of International Relations and Gender Studies, Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology, Bahçe_ ehir University, Istanbul
2013-2014 Expert in the Project Enhancing Democracy pre and post EU Accession, Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS), Brussels
since 2014 Professor of Political Science and Gender Studies, Beykent University, Istanbul
2014 Leading Women's Rights Expert Scholar, Trust Women - Putting the Rule of Law Behind Women s Rights, Thomson Reuters Foundation, London
2015 Invited Speaker, Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS), Feminism in Theory, Practice, and Policy, Washington

Mitgliedschaften

SWS-Sociologists for Women in Society
AWID-Association for Women in Development
ESITIZ-Equality Watch Women s Group

Publikationen

Feminismus in der Türkei: Die Geschichte und Analyse eines Widerstands gegen hegemoniale Maännlichkeit, Westfälisches Dampfboot, Münster, 2011
Democracy out-of-place: The disruptive demos, in Wiersma, Stetter and Schublach (Eds.) Problems of Representative Democracy in Europe - A Challenge for Progressives, FEPS, European Forum for Democracy and Solidarity, Karl Renner Institute, Van Gennep, Amsterdam, p. 47-61, 2014
Altiok, O.; Somersan, B: Building a new Turkey: gender politics and the future of democracy, openDemocracy - free thinking for the world, March 23, 2015
Turkey’s General Elections 2015-From the Streets to the Polls, European Progressive Observatory, June 17, 2015

Auszeichnungen

Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, 1997
Ph.D. with High Academic Distinction, Goethe University, 2010
Future European Leader Turkey, Marshall Memorial Fellow, German Marshall Fund, 2010
Leading Women's Rights Expert Scholar, Trust Women - Putting the Rule of Law Behind Women‚s Rights, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 2014