Former Project Coordinator at LCSS - Public Policy Platform Research Officer/Business Development Assistant - Reed in Partnership
Ozdemir is one of our most dedicated colleagues. He started at LCSS as a full time project coordinator in September 2012 and ended working for us on 30 May, 2015.
His tasks involved overseeing various projects, including the coordination of academic roundtable discussions with expert names on topical issues, such as the UK’s position on the EU, the UK benefits system, and the Scottish referendum, as well as administering academic conferences, social and community research projects, and fundraising applications. Ozdemir completed the majority of his projects and activities within the scope of the Public Policy Platform.
Ozdemir also carried out general administrative tasks within the organisation. He has a wide range of academic/research interests within the social sciences, including the welfare state, the third sector, poverty and inequality, social history, international development, and international relations, as well as cultural studies. Ozdemir has previous experience working within the voluntary sector, having interned at a mental health charity. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Sociology from South Bank University before obtaining his MA in European Public Policy from King’s College London, triggering his broad research interests. Ozdemir is also a keen Arsenal F.C supporter.
7-9 December 2012 - London, UK
British Engagement Project for Displaced Children seeks to enhance understanding of British values, culture, and history through a professionally developed non-informal curricula designed for displaced (i.e. asylum seekers, refugees, forced migrants) families children, aged between 11-16.
An opportunity for PhD and early-career researchers from diverse social science and humanities disciplines to meet and share their research experiences.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.