Görkem Atsungur

Year of Enrollment: 
2016 to 2020
Departmental Affiliation: 
International Relations
Political Science
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Görkem is a recipient of a modular doctoral program grant supported by the Higher Education Support Program (HESP) of the Open Society Foundations (OSF).

Besides his doctoral studies in the Political Science department (International Relations Major and Nationalism Studies Minor) at CEU, Görkem is a full-time faculty at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) since 2012.

Görkem received his Mgr. in Political Science - European Politics from Masaryk University in Czechia, his M.A. in European Studies from Istanbul Bilgi University, and his B.A in International Relations from Cyprus International University.

His research interests include (state) identity and foreign policy, biopolitics, imperialism, discourse analysis, post-structuralism, democracy and illiberal regimes, diaspora politics, digital ethnography, migration, and transnationalism.


Magister in Political Science: European Politics - Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Master of Arts in European Studies - Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey
Bachelor of Arts in International Relations - Cyprus International University, Cyprus

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