Ugur Derin is a lecturer and PhD candidate at the Institute for Area Studies.
Fields of interest
Modern Turkish History
“Who did this to us? Blaming the Enemies as part of Turkey's Authoritarian Political Culture” in Collective Violence, Exclusion, and Construction of National Identity in Turkey and its Impact on Politics and Events in the Region Today. Stephan Astourian and Raymond Kevorkian (Eds). Zoryan Institute.
“İfade Özgürlüğünü Kavrayamamak: Itır Esen Örneği” in Sosyal Bilimler. 27 September 2017.
“Observations of an Expat: Dutch National holidays” in Vox Leiden. 31 May 2018. https://voxnewspaperleiden.wordpress.com/2018/05/31/observations-of-an-expat-dutch-national-holidays/
“Turks cannot make fun of their rulers - for obvious reasons...” in Ahval. 19 August 2018.
"Turkish leaders forever portray a country under external attack" in Ahval. 10 September 2018.
“The man who returned his medal: Tribute to a “foreign intruder” and exceptional Leiden Academic” in Mare. 13 September 2018. https://www.mareonline.nl/archive/2018/09/13/the-man-who-returned-his-medal
“Internet Censorship in Turkey” in Symposium on Media Freedom in Turkey, organized by Rick Lawson. 19 May 2017. Leiden University. https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/events/2017/05/symposium-on-media-freedom-in-turkey
"The Discourse of Turkish State about her "Internal and External Enemies"
Supervisor: Prof. dr. E.J. Zürcher
Leiden University Area Studies (PhD) Turkish Studies
Sabancı University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (MA) History Program (GPA: 3.96/4.00) Thesis Title: Legitimization of Single-Party in Turkey: A Critical Approach (Advisor: Cemil Koçak)
Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Arts and Sciences (Double Major) Department of Sociology (GPA: 3.75/4.00)
Bahçeşehir University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of American Culture and Literature (GPA: 3.61/4.00)
The courses that I have been giving at Leiden University this year (Spring-Fall 2018) as teaching assistant:
"What is this war about anyway: Armed Conflict in the 20th Century"
"Nation States and Great Power Rivalry in the Middle East"
"Middle East in the 20th Century: Local Actors and Great Power Politics"
"Minority Questions in Turkey - Thesis Seminar"
- Faculty of Humanities
- Leiden Institute for Area Studies
- SMES APT
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