Nursem KESKİN AKSAY


Dr. Öğr. Üyesi

  1. Lisans

    Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, Felsefe ve Sosyoloji Bölümleri, 2009.

  2. Yüksek Lisans

    Koç Üniversitesi, Sosyoloji Bölümü, 2012

  3. Doktora

    Freie Universitat, Berlin Graduate School of Muslim Cultures and Societies, 2017.


Araştırma Alanları

Cinsiyet, din antropolojisi (İslam), kent antropolojisi, kamusal alan, sosyal alan, özne oluşumu, sınıf, sekülerizm, postkoloniyal teori ve etnografik araştırma yöntemleri.

Biyografi

Nursem Keskin Aksay, “The Discursive Emergence of ‘Islamic Bourgeoisie’ and Middle Class Veiled Muslim Women in Istanbul,” başlıklı doktora derecesini Freie Üniversitesi Siyasal ve Sosyal Bilimler Bölümü, Berlin Müslüman Kültür ve Toplumları Yüksek Okulu’ndan aldı. Bu dönemde, DFG (Alman Araştırma Vakfı) Doktora araştırma bursundan beş yıl süreyle yararlandı.
Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Sosyoloji ve Felsefe bölümlerinde çift ana dal lisansını Onur derecesi ile tamamladı. Ardından tam burslu olarak Koç Üniversitesi Tarih ve Toplumda Karşılaştırmalı Çalışmalar programında yüksek lisansına başladı. Koç Üniversitesi’nde Sosyoloji, Antropoloji ve Tarihi dersleri için asistanlık yaptı ve “Moral Guardianism at the Intersection of the Household and the Workplace: Women Factory Workers in Denizli” başlıklı teziyle yüksek lisansını tamamladı.
Doktora çalışmaları sırasında, Freie Üniversitesi, Humboldt Üniversitesi ve Avrupa Üniversitesi Viadrina’da toplumsal cinsiyet, sınıf, antropoloji, kent antropolojisi ve laiklik konularında dersler verdi. 2015 ve 2016 yıllarında Üsküdar Üniversitesi Postkolonyal Araştırmalar Merkezi’nde (PAMER) Araştırma Görevlisi olarak araştırma projelerinin koordinasyonunda görev aldı. Araştırma birimi, Aksay’ın koordinatörlüğünde “Gündelik Yaşamda Postkolonyal İzler” ve “Mültecilerin Türkiye ve Avrupa’da Vatandaşlık Kavramı” ile “Mültecilerin Algılanması” adlı araştırma projelerini, basılı makaleler ve sergilerle tamamladı.

Ödüller

  • The completion and defense of Doctoral Thesis with the highest Honor Degree (summa cum laude) by the Freie University Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies Commission Members Schirin Amir Moazami, Werner Shiffauer, Cilja Harders, Hansjörg Dilger (November 2017).
  • Full tuition scholarship and stipend by Freie Universitat Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies Ph.D. program with the scholarship offered by DFG (German Research Foundation) (2012-2017)
  • Full Travel and Accommodation Grant from Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies for the attendance of conferences and workshops. (2012-2017)
  • Full Travel and Accommodation Grant from Georg August Göttingen University Cultural and Social Anthropology Department (July 2016)
  • Full Travel and Accommodation Grant from TIKA for the attendance to the “International Conference on Postcolonialism” by Usküdar University Political Science Department Postcolonial Studies Research Center (May 2015).
  • Full tuition scholarship and stipend by the Comparative Studies in History and Society M.A. program at Koc University (2009-2012)
  • Graduation from Boğaziçi University with Honor Degree (2009)
  • Boğaziçi University Academic Success Scholarship (2003-2009)
  • Erasmus in Germany/ Erfurt University (2006-2007)
  • Erasmus Scholarship from EU Commission (2007)

Akademik Yayınlar

MAKALELER

  • Keskin Aksay, Nursem (2016) “Constructing Islam, Gender and Class: The everyday experiences of veiled Muslim women in public sphere of Istanbul” in With(out) Trace: Interdisciplinary Investigations into Time, Space and the Body eds. Simon Dwyer, Rachel Franks and Reina Green pp. 189-203, (Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press).
  • Keskin Aksay, Nursem et. al (2016) “Creating Shopping Malls as Postcolonial Spaces through Leisure Time Discourses: The Example of Shopping Malls in Istanbul” Usküdar University Journal of Social Sciences vol 2/2 May 2016, pp. 119-150.
  • Keskin Aksay, Nursem et al. (2015) “Putting Yourself Into Someone Else’s Shoes: A Postcolonial Analysis About Shoe Wearing Practices and Representations Through Media in Turkey” Usküdar University Journal of Social Sciences Journal, vol 1/1 November 2015, pp. 87-118.
  • Erten, N., Keskin, N., Tümer, Ö. and Yılmaz, V. (Spring, 2009) “Ezilenin Hikayesini Anlatmak: Mehmed Uzun ‘Tu’”, Yazınca (Journal of Boğaziçi University Literature Club), 10, 147-163.
    (see http://www.bued.boun.edu.tr/HTML/yazinca10/yazinca10.pdf)

 

KONFERANSLAR

  • “Reconstructing Islam, Gender and Class: The discursive Emergence of “Islamic Bourgeoisie” and veiled Muslim Women in Istanbul” in the workshop (July 2017) “Women as Political Subjects in Turkey” in TurkeiEuropaZentrum (TEZ) Hamburg University.
  • “The Emergence of Islamic Bourgeoisie and Middle Class Veiled Muslim Women” in the Workshop-Summer school (18-22 July 2016) “Beyond the City Limits: Rethinking the New Religiosities in Asia” in Georg August University Göttingen Anthropology Department by the supervision of anthropologist Michael Herzfeld from Harvard University by a poster presentation and active group performances.
  • Presentation of “Crisis of Islam in Turkey” in the Workshop “On Crisis” April 2016 by Ruth Mas in Freie University Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies.
  • “The Question on the Production of Neoliberal Veiled Women Subjectivities” in the workshop “Imagining as Knowing” (7-9 November 2015) in Humboldt University European Ethnology Institute by anthropologist Arjun Appadurai from New York University.
  • “Reconceptualization of Gender Roles through Everyday Life: Case of Denizli and Istanbul” conference paper in “International Conference on Postcolonialism” Usküdar University Political Science Department Postcolonial Studies Research Center 7-8 May, 2015.
  • “Constructing Islam, Gender and Class: The everyday experiences of veiled Muslim women in public sphere of Istanbul” Participation to the conference “Time, Space & Body”, Mansfield College, Oxford University, in 7-9 September 2014.
  • Construction of Religious Subjects in the Workplace: Women Factory Workers in Denizli” Virtual Participation to the conference “Religion and Spirituality in Society Conference 2012” which was held in Robson Square, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in 20-22 February 2012.
    (see http://religioninsociety.com/conference-2012/sessions/)