In PerspectiveÜlker Sözen lay out her initial observations and reflections about the state and society's responses in the aftermath of the massive disaster in Turkey
By Ülker Sözen
Ülker Sözen received her PhD degree in Sociology in 2017 from Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Turkey. She was a postdoctoral fellow from 2019 to 2022 at IRGAC affiliated with Alice Salomon Hochschule, wherein she conducted research on civil society and authoritarianism in Turkey. She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Religious Studies at Leipzig University, studying expressions of religiosity by Turkish youth on social media. She will start as a postdoctoral researcher in the project titled “Platformization, Forms of Authoritarianism, and the Future of Democracy: Perspectives from the Global South” at Passau University in May 2024.