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

SWP Comments

Nicolai von Ondarza
Dancing on the Brexit Cliff Edge

The Key to the Exit Negotiations Lies in British Domestic Policy

Salim Çevik
The Future of Opposition in Turkey

Overcoming Identity Politics Is the Key for Success

SWP Research Papers