197 entries

Ufuk Ucar

Director at LCSS (2013 - 2018)

Dr Alasdair Jones

Assistant Professor in Qualitative Research Methodology, London School of Economics

Dr Marios Samdanis

Lecturer in Strategy, Entrepreneurship and International Management, Brunel University London

Dr Marc Mason

University of Westminster

Dr Naomi Creutzfeldt

University of Westminster

Prof Will Harvey

University of Exeter

Prof Geoff E Petts

Vice-Chancellor, University of Westminster

Prof John Kay

Financial Times

Sir Richard Ottaway MP

Conservative Party

Elif Shafak

Writer / Novelist

Anna Coote

Head of Social Policy, New Economics Foundation

Prof Michael Parker Banton

Emeritus Professor, University of Bristol

Prof Margaret Crocco

Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

Prof Patricia K. Kubow

Director of the Center for International Education, Development and Research (CIEDR) & School of Education, Indiana University

Marceline Naudi

Senior Lecturer & Head of the new Department of Gender Studies

Jessica Frith

King's College London, English Language and Literature Department, PhD Candidate

Sarah Lain

Research Fellow, RUSI

Michael Erdman

MPhil/PhD Candidate, Near and Middle Eastern Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, Great Britain

Rosa Vercoe

Former Project Coordinator, LCSS

Lydia Wright

Subject Librarian, Middle Eastern and Islamic Collections (including Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Armenian, Georgian and Central Asian collections), Oriental Institute Library, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Dr Cedric Gilson

Visiting Fellow, Westminster Law School, University of Westminster London

Dr Cagri Yalkin

Lecturer, Brunel Business School, Brunel University London

Dr Pravin Jeyaraj

Fellow, Law and Theory Lab, School of Law, University of Westminster London

Ali Bayindir

PhD candidate in History at the University of Dundee, UK

Ana Maria Albulescu

PhD Candidate in the Department of War Studies, King’s College London

Dr Nikolaj Serikoff

Welcome Library

Seref Kavak

Former Academic Coordinator at LCSS & Researcher at Keele University

Natalie Wortley

Barrister & Principal Lecturer in Law, Northumbria University

Dr Filippo Costa Buranelli

Teaching Fellow at King's College London (KCL) & University College London (UCL)

Celeste Gianni

Library assistant, Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation

Karima Benaicha

Al-Furqan Islamic Heritage Foundation, Head of the Library & Online Database Department

Dr Colin Heywood

Maritime Historical Studies Centre, University of Hull, UK

Dr Fred Anscombe

Head of Department of History, Classics and Archaeology, Birkbeck, University of London, BA History (Yale), MA and PhD Near Eastern Studies (Princeton), Reader in Modern History

Dr Muhammad Isa Waley

Curator for Persian & Turkish, Asian and African Studies at British Library

Dr Marios Hadjianastasis

Historian of the Ottoman Empire, the early modern Mediterranean and global history and an academic practice advisor at the Centre for Learning and Academic Development (CLAD) at the University of Birmingham

Dr Jan Fidrmuc

Senior Lecturer in Economics, Department of Economics and Finance, School of Social Sciences and Centre for Economic Development and Institutions (CEDI), Brunel University, London, UK

Tony Osborne

London Bureau Chief, Aviation Week

Dr Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay

Associate Professor in Islamic Art and Architecture at the Faculty of Oriental Studies and a Fellow of Wolfson College

Dr Nur Sobers-Khan

British Library, Lead Curator for South Asia

Dr Dinah Manisty

Librarian-in-Charge at Oxford University Oriental Institute Library

Alasdair Watson

Bahari Curator at the Bodleian Libraries with responsibility for Middle Eastern and Islamic manuscripts at University of Oxford

Dr Juliette Desplat

Head, Modern Overseas Records, Advice & Records Knowledge Department, The National Archives

Prof Lisa Webley

Professor of Empirical Legal Studies, University of Westminster

Dr Nicola Janz

Research Methods Associate at University of Cambridge, Social Sciences Research Methods Centre, UK

Nicola Wake

Senior Lecturer in Law & Risk and Vulnerability research coordinator for the Centre for Evidence and Criminal Justice Studies, Northumbria University, UK

Fariha Shaikh

Post Doctoral Research Fellow, School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin

Dr Aidan Elliott

Lecturer, King's College London & University of Notre Dame in London

Dr Natalie Leeder

Royal Holloway, University of London Visiting Lecturer Department of English

Hava Dayan

Lecturer at the School of Criminology, University of Haifa, Israel

Liam Mclaughlin

Intern & Project Assistant, LCSS

Prof Mervyn Frost

Professor of International Relations, Department of War Studies, King’s College London

Prof Carol Bohmer

Teaching fellow, Department of War Studies, King’s College London and Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire

Dr Sarah Singer

Early Career Lecturer, Refugee Law Initiative; Lecturer, Human Rights Law, the School of Advanced Study, University of London

Ozdemir Ahmet

Former Project Coordinator at LCSS - Public Policy Platform Research Officer/Business Development Assistant - Reed in Partnership

Assoc Prof Dr M Murat Erdoğan

Migration and Politics Research Centre, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

Feray J Baskın

Associate at LCSS & PhD Candidate in (Linguistic) Anthropology, Indiana University

Dr Gabriel Koureas

Senior Lecturer & Program director for the MA Museum Cultures.

Ruth Selman

Principal Early Modern Records Specialist, Medieval and Early Modern team

Mary Fisk

Subject Librarian (History & Religions, Ancient Near East, Semitics & Judaica)

Dr Karen Attar

Librarian at the University of London’s Senate House Library & an Associate Research Fellow at its Institute of English Studies

Prof Salim Ayduz

Director of Heritage Department at British Muslim Heritage Centre

Prof Keun-Wook Paik

Senior Research Fellow, The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES); Associate Fellow, Energy, Environment, Development Programme, The Chatham House

Mr Zhang Jiming

Minister Counsellor, Chinese Embassy in the UK

Dr Natasha Kuhrt

Lecturer, Department of War Studies - King's College London

Stephen Phillips

CEO of China-Britain Business Council

Dr Maria Iacovou

Director of Social Sciences Research Methods Centre (SSRMC), University of Cambridge, UK

Prof Gilbert Achcar

Department of Development Studies, The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), UK

Prof Heidi A Ross

School of Education, Indiana University & Director, East Asian Studies Center

Ozlem Erden

Associate at LCSS & Researcher at Indiana University

Jenny Westerstrand

Uppsala University, Sweden

Latefa Guemar

Associate at LCSS & Gender Institute Visiting Fellow, LSE

Dr Fahri Karakas

Fellow at LCSS & Researcher and Lecturer, University of East Anglia

Dr Tom McKenzie

Fellow at LCSS & Lecturer at University of Dundee

Prof Nadje Al-Ali

Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, University of London

Assist Prof Kathryn Engebretson

Indiana University-Bloomington, School of Education

Dr Åsa Eldén

Uppsala University, Sweden

Prof Peter L. McLaren

College of Educational Studies, Chapman University & Co-Director, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project

Berna Ekal

PhD candidate in Social Anthropology, Ecole des Hautes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris

Sveva Magaraggia

Lecturer, University of Roma

Ilaria Boiano

Lawyer, Bar of Rome

Louise Lund Liebmann

University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen

Daniela Alaattinoğlu

PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy

Karen Ingala Smith

Runs the campaign Counting Dead Women & Chief Executive of Nia Charity

Adrian Howe

Research Fellow, Socio-Legal Research Centre, Griffith University, Australia

Prof Çigdem Balim Harding

Associate Director of the Center for the Study of the Middle East (CSME) & Department of Near Estern Languages and Cultures, Indiana University

Assoc Prof Emine Evered

Department of History, Michigan State University

Dr Egle Dagilyte

Senior Lecturer, Buckinghamshire New University

Ferya Tas

King's College London

Dr Gul Berna Ozcan

Reader in International Business and Entrepreneurship, Royal Holloway

Prof James Connelly

Professor of politics, University of Hull

Prof Vildan Serin

Prof of Economics, Fatih University & Visiting Professor, Keele University

Philip A. Strand

King's College London

Dr Annette Boaz

Reader in Health Care Research, St. George's, University of London & Kingston University

Dr Simon Griffiths

Senior Lecturer, Goldsmiths College London

Dr Mina Toksoz

Head of Country Risk, Standard Bank London

Prof Valorie K. Vojdik

Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Law Programs, University of Tennessee

Dr Laurent Mignon

Associate Professor of Turkish, University of Oxford

Dr Yalçın Armağan

Lecturer, Istanbul Sehir University

Dr Prakash Shah

Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London

Prof Monique Ebell

National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Prof Panos Koutrakos

European Law, City Law School

Prof Trevor Taylor

Professorial Research Fellow, Defence, Industries and Society, RUSI

Dr Franck Düvell

COMPAS/University of Oxford, UK

Aydin Mehmet Ali

International Education Consultant, Author and Trainer

Prof Philip Booth

Institute of Economic Affairs - Cass Business School, City University

Prof Malcolm Chalmers

Research Director, RUSI

Damla Aras

King's College London

Dr Zeynep Kaya

Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Prof Tariq Modood

Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy, Bristol University, UK

Dr Helen Hintjens

International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam

Prof Matt Uttley

Academic Director of the King’s Policy Institute, King's College London

Prof Sara L Friedman

Associate Professor in the departments of Anthropology and Gender Studies, Indiana University

Prof Ivor Gaber

Professor of Political Journalism, City University London & Professor of Media and Politics, University of Bedfordshire

Prof Kemal Kirisci

The Brooking Institution

Baroness Meral Hussein-Ece OBE

Liberal Democrat Peer, House of Lords

Alp Mehmet MVO

Former British Diplomat / Vice-Chairman, Migration Watch UK

Bill Park

Senior Lecturer, Department of Defence Studies, King's College London

Emma Edhem

Barrister, Carmelite Chambers

Dervish Konuralp

Paralympic Swimmer

Prof Robert Hazell CBE

Constitution Unit, University College London

Dr Peter Kenway

Director of the New Policy Institute

Prof Izzet Kale

Department of Electronic Systems, University of Westminster

Evelyne Rugg

Director of Higher Education Policy, University of Westminster

Adam Hug

Policy Director, Foreign Policy Centre

Prof Dr Yusuf Ziya Ozcan

Turkish Ambassador in Warszawa, Poland

Funda Pepperell

Labour Party

Her Excellency Dr Tanja Milasinovic

Assistant Minister, The Republic of Srpska Government

Dr Sami Khiyami

Ambassador of Syrian Arab Republic

Dr Asaf Hussain

Lecturer, University of Leicester

Ronald Karel

Meteorology Expert

Dr Vural Sander Suicmez

Senior Reservoir Engineer, Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP) Company

Dr Ihab Tewfik

Senior Lecturer, University of Westminster

Semra Eren-Nijhar

Sociologist / Producer / Director

Dr Henry Kippin

Visiting Research Fellow, Queen Mar University of London.

Dr Richard Mole

Senior Lecturer in Political Sociology, University College London (UCL)

Dr Aylin C Hanyaoglu

Non-Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London

Dr Evelyn Ersanilli

Departmental Lecturer in Migration Studies, University of Oxford

Dr Andrew Blick

Institute of Contemporary British History, King's College London

Can Yeginsu


Cllr Nilgun Canver

Labour Councillor. Cabinet Member for Environment

Guney Yildiz

Journalist, BBC World Service

Mem Morrison

Actor, Theatre Director, Writer, Lecturer

Dr Sevket Hylton Akyildiz

Post-Doctoral Research Associate, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Beatrice Andrews

Senior Policy Adviser, Cabinet Office

Dr Jo Eric Khushal Murkens

Department of Law, London School of Economics

Prof Eve Mitleton-Kelly

Director of the Complexity Research Programme, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Assistant Prof Nagihan Haliloglu

Alliance of Civilizations Institute, Istanbul

Sir David Logan

Former British Diplomat

Roy Tedscoe


Spyros Themelis

Lecturer, Middlesex University

Tolga Kashif

Conductor / Composer / Producer / Arranger

Jean-Pierre Gauci

King’s College London

Valentina Zigante

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Esra Kaytaz

DPhil, University of Oxford

Dr Fatih Serbest

Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College London

Dr Fabian Zhilla

The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London

Dr Aytac Yildiz

Lecturer, Yuzuncu yil University

Roberto Orsi

Co-investigator, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Alev Yaman

Researcher, English PEN

Arnaud Vaganay

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Dr Tozun Issa

Senior Lecturer, London Metropolitan University

Dr Suleyman Nalbant

Lecturer, University of Ulster

Dr K Onur Unutulmaz

University of Oxford

Dr Mehmet Ugur

Reader in European Political Economy, University of Greenwich

Prof Bulent Gokay

Politics and International Relations , Keele University

Enver Gulseven

Brunel University

Capt Dr B Sitki Ustaoglu

Alternate Permanent Representative, International Maritime Organization

Tuncay Babali

Former Embassy of the Republic of Turkey

Dr Gulfem Cakir

Researcher, University of Kent

Dr Tunc Aybak

Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University

Alev Adil

Lecturer, University of Greenwich

Dr Mehmet Ali Dikerdem

Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University

Kerem Öktem

Research Fellow, European Studies Centre, University of Oxford

Arthur Mitski

PhD in Social Anthropology, The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Gabriela Pina Ahumada

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Dr Esat Alpay

Senior Lecturer in Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Surrey

Dr Zerrin Ozlem Biner

Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Prof Ali Murat Yel

School of Communications, Marmara University

Prof Juliet Mitchell

Professor of Psychoanalysis and Gender Studies, University of Cambridge

Prof Bill Bowring

School of Law, Birkbeck College

Prof Lucinda Platt

Professor of Sociology, Institute of Education (IOE) University of London

Prof Christoph Meyer

Head of the Department of European & International Studies, King's College London

Prof Richard G Whitman

School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent

Prof Peter Taylor-Gooby OBE

Professor of Social Policy, University of Kent

Prof Bernard Harris

Professor of Social Policy, University of Strathclyde

Prof John Macnicol

Visiting Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Prof Madeleine Arnot

Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Prof Linda Mulcahy

Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Prof Suleyman Basak

Financial Economist, London Business School (LBS)

Prof Heaven Crawley

Professor of International Migration and Director of the Centre for Migration Policy Research (CMPR), Swansea University

Prof Robert Wintemute

Professor of Human Rights Law, King's College London

Prof Penny Green

The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

Prof Kenneth Benoit

Head of the Department of Methodology, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Prof Benjamin Bowling

The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London

Mehmet Simsek

Minister of Finance in Turkey

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