Dr Mehmet Ali Dikerdem
Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University
Dr. Mehmet Ali Dikerdem has been involved with Middlesex University for many years, teaching a wide range of courses on Third World development, social, urban and ethnic policy studies in social sciences and humanities, and was appointed 0.5 Lecturer in 1990 in social policy and ethnic studies, and was a founding member of the Race & Culture honours programme (1995-2001). He was also appointed 0.5 Lecturer at Bristol University's postgraduate Development Studies programme (1991-95)where he worked with the late Professor Peter Townsend.
Dr Dikerdem joined the Institute for Work Based Learning in 2002, becoming the Postgraduate Curriculum Leader for Work Based Studies (2003-8) and then Programme Leader for the Masters and Doctorate in Professional Studies (M/DProf) in 2009. Apart from the design and delivery of professional doctorates and work based learning programmes,his academic interests include practice based research methodologies,sociology of work and professions, Gramsci studies,multiculturalism, and Turkish migration and diaspora studies. He is also a regular commentator on issues relating to Turkish-speaking communities in Britain and Turkish affairs. His BA is in Politics and Modern History from Manchester University (1992) and MA and DPhil in Sociology from Sussex University (1980). Languages spoken: Bilingual in Turkish and English with reading knowledge of French.
His Excellency Bahadir Kaleli, Ms Ayfer Orhan, Labour, Cllr Mr Ertan Hurer, Cllr Mr Dogan Delman, Cllr Ms Nilgun Canver, Cllr Ms Meral Ece
Mehmet Ali Dikerdem
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.