Middle East Studies

Meet Fulya Pinar: The Alomran Postdoctoral Research Associate in Middle East Studies

May 12, 2022

Fulya Pinar

Fulya Pinar is a cultural anthropologist, focused on displacement and social movements in Turkey and the Middle East. Working with solidarity networks among social justice activists and internally and externally displaced people in Istanbul, Turkey, Fulya’s research centers on solidarity and belonging, agency and refusal, and migrant futures. In her teaching and research, Fulya follows queer feminist pedagogies, engaged anthropology, and collaborative methods. She completed her PhD in cultural anthropology at Rutgers University in 2022. She holds an MA in comparative studies in History and Society at Koç University in Istanbul, and a BA from Boğaziçi University. She is a host in the New Books Network, through which she aims to elevate the recently published volumes of radical scholars.