Nil Mutluer © Kai-Uwe Heinrich

Nil Mutluer

Dr. Nil Mutluer, turkish sociologist and activist for womens and humans rights, researches nationalism, masculinity, and state power at the Humboldt University in her Berlin exile. She was scholar at the Philipp-Schwartz-Initiative, working closely with international partners like the Scholars at Risk Network. Because of her research and her participation in the petition „Academics for Peace“ which critisised atrocities of the turkish gouvernment against Kurds, she lost her tenure at the Nisantasi University in Istanbul where until 2016 she headed the sociology department.

 

Photo: Kai-Uwe Heinrich