Dr Aytac Yildiz

Lecturer, Yuzuncu yil University

Dr Aytac Yildiz holds an undergraduate degree from the Department of Journalism at Ankara University, where he thereafter completed his master and PhD studies in history. Dr. Yildiz is the author of several articles in Turkish and international journals. His recent book, Üç Dönem Bir Aydın: Burhan Asaf Belge (1899-1967), has been published by Turkey-based Iletisim Publishing House in 2011.  Dr. Yildiz’s research interest covers westernisation, orientalism, modernisation and the history of Turkish Republic. He is an assistant professor in school of Sociology in Yüzüncü Yıl University in Eastern Turkey, and a visiting scholar in School of African and Oriental Studies in London since October 2010.

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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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