Received her B.A degree from London University and Ph.d. from Ankara University. Prof. Cizre taught as the “Ertegün Visiting Professor in Turkish Studies” in Princeton University and held research positions at European University Institute in Florence, Princeton University and Binghamton University SUNY. Her primary research interests cover democracy problems, civil-military relations, democratic governance of security sector, nationalist and right-wing politics in Turkey.
Michael DILLON firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Dillon completed his undergraduate studies in history and politics at the University of Liverpool, continued his graduate studies at Hull University and the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University, Canada. He completed his PhD in Politics Lancaster University. From 1974 until now he had been teaching at the Department of Politics and International Relations of the University of Lancaster. He has spent time at various universities and research centers, such as Forschungs Institut Der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik, Bonn; Centre for International Relations, University of Missouri, U.S.A.; Australian National University, Canberra.
He researches the problematization of politics, security and war from the perspective of continental philosophy. He has also written extensively on security and war, international political theory, continental philosophy, and cultural research. Since security is foundational to all understanding of the political, he also researches the relation between continental thought and political theory; concentrating increasingly on the philosophy of the event, the politics of encounter and more recently divine violence and political theology drawing on the philosophy of Giorgio Agamben, Walter Benjamin, Jacques Derrida and Jacques Rancière.
His has a large amount of research funded by different international institutions. Some of his research includes:
- Knowledge Resourcing for Civil Contingencies, Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC)
- Complexity, Networks and Resilience. Economic and Social Science Research Council (ESRC).
- Operationalising Resilience. Communis Ltd/London Resilience,
- Underwriting Health and Security: Insurance as Health-Enabler in the Molecular Age, The Wellcome Trust.
He has published many books, such as Politics of Security: Towards a Political Philosophy of Continental Thought (Routledge, 1996); Foucault on Politics, Security and War (co-ed with Andrew Neal) (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2008); The Liberal Way of War: Killing to Make Life Live (with Julian Reid) (Routledge, 2009); Biopolitics of Security in the 21st Century: A Political Analytics of Finitude (Routledge, 2010); Deconstructing International Politics (Routledge 2010). His articles have been published in many reputable international journals, such as Security Dialogue, Review of International Studies, International Political Sociology, Political Geography, Millennium Journal of International Studies, Alternatives. He is also the editor ofJournal of Cultural Research and on the journal boards of Theory and Event, International Political Sociology, Security Dialogue, Journal of Foucault Studies and the book series Taking on the Political.
Ahmet OKUMUŞ email@example.com
Ahmet Okumuş completed his undergraduate studies at the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University (1999). He obtained his M.A. degree from the Department of International Relations at Fatih University with his thesis entitled “Impact of Historical Imagination on Foreign Policy: the Russian Case” (2001). He is currently finishing his PhD thesis entitled “Reconciliation Freedom and Virtue in Contemporary Political Philosophy” at the Program of Political Science at Sabancı University under the advisorship of Şerif Mardin and Fred Dallmayr. Okumuş gives courses such as The Politics of New Aristotelianism, Modern Political Thought, Historical Imagination and International Relations, Humanities and Society. His writing has been published in journals and collections such as Küresel Güçler, Euro Agenda Avrupa Günlüğü, Divan, Sivil Toplum Aydınlar ve Demokrasi, Brown Journal of World Affairs and Bülten.