Dr K Onur Unutulmaz

University of Oxford

K. Onur Unutulmaz obtained a DPhil in Anthropology, at the University of Oxford. He is affiliated with the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology (ISCA) and the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) of the Oxford University.  His research aims at uncovering the complex processes of identitiy transformation in the understudies minority group of Turkish-speaking immigrants which is becoming more and more visible in London. He graduated with an MPhil in Migration Studies from Oxford University and an MA in International Relations from Koc University, Istanbul. He also holds undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Sociology from Bogazici University, Istanbul.  In addition to having served as a research and teaching assistant in Bogazici and Koc Universities, Onur has presented several academic papers at various workshops and conferences including those at Harvard, University of Montreal, LSE, and Oxford. A Former President of the Oxford University Turkish Society and a fellow of the Weidenfeld Leadership Programme, Onur is also a Turkey fellow of the Transatlantic Forum on Migration and Integration (TFMI) organised by the German Marshall Fund of the United States and Heinrich Boll Foundation of Germany.

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

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

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