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New article by Dr Beste İşleyen “Reading Reece Jones’s Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move​” in Political Geography​

New article by Dr Beste İşleyen “Reading Reece Jones’s Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move​” in Political Geography​

New article by Dr Beste İşleyen​, Dr Jonathan Rokem, Prof. Nando Sigona entitled “​Reading Reece Jones’s Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move​”, ​Political Geography​, Volume 79, 2020. The article is available here.

Online Lecture Series “Decolonising Europe”​ Part 2# (September-November 2020) was organised by Dr Beste Isleyen

Online Lecture Series “Decolonising Europe”​ Part 2# (September-November 2020) was organised by Dr Beste Isleyen

The second part of the Online Lecture Series “Decolonising Europe What is Europe’s place in the world in 2020?” was organised by Dr Beste Isleyen and Ms Tasniem Anwar at the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies – ACES. The second part of the Series consisted of […]

Register today for the event “Decolonising the Non-Colonisers? Historicising Eastern Europe in Global Colonialism”- February 17, 2021 at 16.00.

Register today for the event “Decolonising the Non-Colonisers? Historicising Eastern Europe in Global Colonialism”- February 17, 2021 at 16.00.

Register today for the event Decolonising Europe #12: “Decolonising the Non-Colonisers? Historicising Eastern Europe in Global Colonialism on 17 February at 16.00.

This event is part of the Decolonising Europe Series at ACES (University of Amsterdam), organised by Dr Beste İşleyen and Ms Tasniem Anwar.

Speakers of the event include Mr Zoltán Ginelli (critical geographer and Independent Researcher from Budapest (Hungary) and Prof. James Mark (Professor of History at the University of Exeter).

About the Lecture Series:

This the 12th session of the successful Decolonising Europe Lecture Series. In this session the gaze is towards Eastern Europe. Where is Eastern Europe in the history of global colonialism? This session explores why Eastern Europe has been largely absent from mainstream histories of global colonialism and studies of postcolonialism and decolonialism.

EUMENIA’s Webinar on “The geopolitical gamble in the East-Med: can the EU and Turkey find a way out of the crisis?” is now available on youtube!

EUMENIA’s Webinar on “The geopolitical gamble in the East-Med: can the EU and Turkey find a way out of the crisis?” is now available on youtube!

We are happy to share some exciting news! EUMENIA’S Webinar on “The geopolitical gamble in the East-Med: can the EU and Turkey find a way out of the crisis?” that took place on 26 November 2020, is now available on youtube! This Webinar was organised by Dr Dimitris […]

Dr. Beste Isleyen​ (University of Amsterdam) joined the Advisory Board of Mediterranean Politics Journal.

Dr. Beste Isleyen​ (University of Amsterdam) joined the Advisory Board of Mediterranean Politics Journal.

Dr. Beste Isleyen, Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Amsterdam,​ has joined the Advisory Board of Mediterranean Politics Journal. For more information on the activities of our team stay connected with EUMENIA on Facebook , Youtube and twitter @EUMENIA_JMN!

Online Lecture Series “Decolonising Europe” by Dr. Beste Isleyen and Dr. Tasniem Anwar, #1 (17 June- 15 July 2020)

Online Lecture Series “Decolonising Europe” by Dr. Beste Isleyen and Dr. Tasniem Anwar, #1 (17 June- 15 July 2020)

Dr. Beste Isleyen and Ms Tasniem Anwar organised a series of online lectures, “Decolonising Europe”,  at the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies – ACES.

The Online Lecture Series were inaugurated with a lecture that explored the meaning, emergence and implications of “Eurocentrism” in world politics.

The first part of the series took place between 17 June and 15  July 2020 and it included four panels and one book launch, aiming at preparing the audience for the second part of the series which is set to follow on September 2020.

In detail, the first part of the Online Lecture Series included the following sessions (their recordings can be accessed directly):
1. ​“Decentering Europe​”, 17 June 2020.
With Gurminder Bhambra (University of Sussex) and Darshan Vigneswaran (University of Amsterdam). Moderator: Beste İşleyen

2. ​”Who gets to speak?​” – 24 June 2020.
With Robbie Shilliam, Professor of International Relations (Johns Hopkins University) and Nivi Manchanda, Senior Lecturer in International Politics (Queen Mary University of London).

3. ​”Rethinking European-Ottoman Encounters​” – 1 July 2020.
With Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Professor of International Relations (Sabancı University) and Cemal Burak Tansel, Lecturer in International Politics (University of Sheffield).

4. ​“Europe and Colonial “Lives” in North Africa​” – 8 July 2020.
With Sara Salem, Assistant Professor (the London School of Economics), editor at the journals ‘Sociological Review’ and ‘Historical Materialism’.

5. ​“Decolonising the curriculum​” – 15 July 2020.

With Rosalba Icaza, International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Michael Onyebuchi Eze, lecturer (University of Amsterdam).

More details on the program, the content of the lectures and the speakers are available at the website of the Amsterdam Centre for European Studies – ACES.

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Workshop with Dr. Beste İşleyen: “”The Governance of Borders and Migration in the (Southern) Mediterranean: Entanglements of the Domestic, the Regional and the International”

Workshop with Dr. Beste İşleyen: “”The Governance of Borders and Migration in the (Southern) Mediterranean: Entanglements of the Domestic, the Regional and the International”

Dr. Beste İşleyen convened a workshop on “The Governance of Borders and Migration in the (Southern) Mediterranean: Entanglements of the Domestic, the Regional and the International”. The workshop brought together academics with diverse geographical foci, including Italy, Greece, Malta, Morocco, Libya, Tunisia and Turkey. Amsterdam […]

Beste İşleyen has joined the Editorial Advisory Board of “Environment and Planning D: Society and Space”

Beste İşleyen has joined the Editorial Advisory Board of “Environment and Planning D: Society and Space”

Beste İşleyen has joined the Editorial Advisory Board of “Environment and Planning D: Society and Space” for a three-year term, from January 2019 through December 2021. Society and Space is an international, interdisciplinary scholarly and political project. Through both a peer-reviewed journal and this editor […]