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Scholars at Risk, Prof. Nil Mutluer from the Humboldt University


Professor Nil Mutluer from the Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

The making of “The Making of ‘yeni milli’ (new national) in Turkey in the last two decades”


Assoc. Prof. Nil Mutluer is an Einstein Professor at the Department of diversity and social conflict at the Humboldt University (2018-19). She has been awarded the prestigious Philip Schwartz Fellow for Scholars at Risk by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2016-2018). She is currently working on her funded project on Religious Affairs of Turkish Islamic Union (Diyanet) in Germany and she has been active in the executive committees of OFF University and the Academics for Peace in Germany. Graduated from the Bilkent University's Department of International Relations. She received her Master's Degree in Cultural Studies from Istanbul Bilgi University and did her PhD in Gender Studies at Central European University in Budapest. She has taught at Istanbul Bilgi, Kadir Has and Fatih universities. She has also taught a course on Human Rights and Democracy at Getronogan Armenian High School in Istanbul. Until very recently she has been the Head of Sociology Department at Nişantaşı University. She has edited books and wrote scholarly and non-scholarly articles on gender, nationalism, belief, everyday life, and urbanization in various journals and newspapers.