Dr. Sinem Adar

Dr. Sinem Adar

Research Division: EU/Europe


phone:+49 30 88007-330

08/2017 - 09/2018 IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow at SWP

10/2015 – 07/2017 Early Career Fellow (Human Rights, Constitutional Politics and Religious Diversity), Lichtenberg Kolleg, University of Göttingen

08/2013 – 08/2015 Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Sociology, University of South Florida

09/2012 – 05/2013 Visiting Scholar, Islamic Studies Program, University of Michigan

09/2007 – 05/2014 PhD (Sociology), Department of Sociology, Brown University

10/2004 - 09/2005 MSc (Development Studies, Research), The London School of Economics and Political Science

Areas of Expertise:

Turkey, Egypt, Nation- and State-building, Minorities, Migration, Populism

External Publications (selection):

Sinem Adar

Regimes of Political Belonging: Turkey and Egypt in Comparative Perspective

In: N. Stokes-Dupass, R. Fruja (ed.), Citizenship, Belonging, and Nation-States in the 21st Century, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, p. 137-161.
Sinem Adar

Ambiguities of Democratization: Nationalism, Religion, and Ethnicity Under AKP Government in Turkey

in: Julian Go (ed.), Political Power and Social Theory, Vol.25 (Decentering Social Theory), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013, p. 3-36.

In the Media/ »Point of View« (selection):

Sinem Adar

Paradoxes of ‘New Turkey’

in: jadaliyya.com, 26.05.2017