Assoc Prof Dr M Murat Erdoğan

Migration and Politics Research Centre, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Assoc.Prof. Dr. M. Murat Erdoğan (born in Erciş-Van-Turkey, 11.03.1964) is Director of Hacettepe University Migration and Politics Research Centre, Vize Director of European Union Research Center. He is also Advisor to the Rector of Hacettepe University.

He received his undergraduate and M.A. degree from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of Politics. Mr. Erdoğan received his PhD degree from University Ankara University and Bonn University in political science with the dissertation "Turkey-EU Relationship after the Cold War: 1990-2005”. He was scholar of Konrad Adenauer Foundation (1994-1998) and “Junior Fellow” at the Center for European Integration at University of Bonn  in Germany (1998-2000). He worked for the Press Department of the Turkish Embassy in Berlin (2001-2003).

Since 2004 Lecturer, since 2010 Assoc.Prof. at Hacettepe University, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences in Ankara-Turkey. His fields of interest are Turkish Migrant in Europe, EU-Turkey Relationship, Turkish Domestic and Foreign Policy, EU, Europeanization, Germany, Migration, Islamafobi, European Public Opinion and political cartoon. 

He has 5 books and several articels. His last books are “Turkish Foreign Policy-II (1990-2013)”,  “Turks Abroad: Migration and Integration in its 50th Year” (Edit.)  and “50 Years 50 Cartoons: Turks in the German Cartoons”. He made as General Coordinator or Consultant for several international projects.

He was as guest researcher at the University of Duisburg-Essen (2008), Die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V. Berlin (DGAP) (2009), Humboldt Univ., Berlin (2010), Oxford Univ. (2012), SWP (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin) (2013).

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7th LCSS PhD Methodology Conference

The conference aims to bring together PhD & Professional doctoral students and early-career researchers from various disciplines within the Social Sciences and Humanities in order to share their research experiences.

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A Tide of Humanity: Discussing the Migrant Crisis

On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis

LCSS Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, London, 3rd-7th August 2015

In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.

LCSS Summer School 2015

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


“Insider” and/or “outsider: Anthropologists’ constant status negotiation”

Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

In the Name of the Nation: the burqa ban, French values and Islam

Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy

On Welfare Reform with Baroness Molly Meacher

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.

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