Dr Sertaç Sehlikoglu

Subject: Social Anthropologyportrait

Email (@cam.ac.uk): ss935

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Dr. Sertaç Sehlikoglu is Abdullah Mubarak Al-Sabah Research Fellow at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, in social anthropology and specialises in gender and subjectivity in the Middle East. Sehlikoglu has studied sociology (Boğaziçi University, Istanbul) and anthropology (Concordia University, Montréal) at undergraduate level before completing her Master’s Degree in socio/cultural anthropology and Women and Gender Studies at the University of Toronto and her Ph.D. in social anthropology at the University of Cambridge. Her work analyses human subjectivity in relation to seemingly mundane and trivial aspects of everyday life and investigates the creative capacities of human agency. She is the recipient of several awards and grants, including a BRISMES (British Institute of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies) Ph.D. Award, a Wadad Kadi Fellowship, a BIAA (British Institute at Ankara) Study Grant, and a Worts Travelling Scholars Fund. She has published in edited collections and several journals including Cambridge Journal of Anthropology, Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Feminist Media Studies, and Leisure Studies. She has also edited journal special issues, predominantly on sexuality and intimacy. The collected volume she is currently co-editing for Routledge on heteronormativity will be out in 2018.

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