Editorial Team

Editor in Chief

Joost Jongerden

Advisory Academic Board

Ayça Alemdaroğlu, Associate Director of the Program on Turkey and Research Scholar at the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford University, USA

Bahar Baser, Associate Professor in Middle East Politics, Durham University, UK 

Arda Bilgen, Teaching Fellow in International Development, Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS), University of Warwick, UK

Imren Borsuk Eroğlu, Einstein Fellows Research Group, Department of Social Sciences, Humboldt University, Berlin

Nikos Christofis, Associate Professor, Centre for Turkish Studies, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China

Simten Coşar, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Eray Çaylı, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Pinar Dinç, Researcher, Centre for Advanced Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University, Sweden

Deniz Duruiz, visiting professor at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Mehmet Gurses, Professor at the Department of Political Science, Florida Atlantic University, United States

Chris Houston, Head of Department and Associate Professor of Anthropology in the Department of Anthropology, Macquarie University, Sydney

Francis O’Connor, Post-Doctorate fellow at the Rural Sociology Group, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

David Romano, Professor, Department of Political Science, Missouri State University, Springfield Missouri

Hakkı Taş, Research Fellow, German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Institute for Middle Eastern Studies, Hamburg, Germany

Aslı Telli, Associate Professor, Research Associate (remote) at WISER /Wits University, South Africa

Editors' Bios

Joost Jongerden (PhD) is an Associate Professor at Rural Sociology, Wageningen University, the Netherlands and project professor at the Asian Platform for Global Sustainability and Transcultural Studies at Kyoto University, Japan. Broadly, his research covers the field of ‘Do-It-Yourself Development’ or the possibilities and potentials of alternative futures grounded in daily practices and present struggles. His main geographic focus is Turkey, Kurdistan and the Middle East. A list of publications is available at https://joostjongerden.academia.edu/research