Nazan Üstündağ

Nazan Üstündağ is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. She is currently working on a book manuscript on the political cosmology of the Kurdish freedom movement and the place of the figure of the woman in this cosmology. She is a founding member of the Peace Parliament and Academics for Peace, as well as a member of Women for Peace.

Nazan received her PhD from Indiana University. Her interests include theories of modernity and post-coloniality, feminist studies, ethnography of the state, violence and the state, and resistance. Besides her academic interests she also writes in political journals and newspapers.

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