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Turkey Beyond Borders

Critical Voices, New Perspectives

This project aims to foster collaboration between academics in Sweden and scholars from Turkey whose academic freedoms are implicitly or explicitly curtailed and violated.

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The project is composed of a seminar and vodcast series on selected themes and subjects. Seminars will take place at Lund University, and vodcasts will be openly accessible to the public through this website and other social media platforms.

Turkey beyond borders project blog

The project launch for “Turkey Beyond Borders: Critical Voices, New Perspectives”, a project supported by the Swedish Institute:

Project coordinator Dr. Pinar Dinc (Lund University) will come together with two members of the advisory board of the project: Dr. Deniz Erkmen (Özyeğin University), Dr. Olga S. Hünler (Freie Universität Berlin), to talk about the content and aims of the project and discuss academia in times of academic freedom violations in Turkey.

This online event was open to the public.


pinar [dot] dinc [at] cme [dot] lu [dot] se (Pinar Dinc)

Pınar Dinç holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Department of Government at the London School of Economics.

From 2021 onwards, she is working as a researcher at the Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science at Lund University.



omer [dot] turan [at] bilgi [dot] edu [dot] tr (Omer Turan)

Associate Prof, İstanbul Bilgi University 

Omer Turan. Picture.
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