CALL FOR PAPERS FOR A SPECIAL ISSUE IN TURKISH STUDIES (to appear in June 2009)
Call for Papers Date:
We would like to invite papers for a special issue in Turkish Studies journal on Turkish Identity Formation and Political Mobilization in Western Europe and North America. We are specifically interested in original articles that focus on Turkish immigrant associations and their participation in politics in FRANCE, BELGIUM, and in the UNITED KINGDOM. Articles that contain primary data will be preferred. If you would like to submit your article to this special issue, please contact: Dr. Sebnem Koser Akcapar at firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. Gokce Yurdakul at email@example.com (special issue guest editors).
Please note that all articles will be peer-reviewed. The submission date is July 30, 2008. This special issue is currently in preparation which has the following articles:
Turkish organisations in Europe: how national contexts provide different avenues for participation? Pontus Odmalm // Divided We Stand?: Turks and Turkish associations in the United States, Sebnem Koser Akcapar // Immigrant associations in Canada: Included, accommodated or excluded? Saime Ozcurumez//
Islam, conflicts and immigrant integration in Germany: The cases of Diyanet Isleri and Milli Gorus, Gokce Yurdakul // Organizing for access? The political mobilization of Turks in Amsterdam, Laure Michon and Floris Vermeulen // “The light of the Alevi fire was lit in Germany and then spread to Turkey”: The debate about the relationship between Alevism and Islam, Esra Ozyurek // Towards a success story? Turkish immigrant organisations in Norway, Jon Rogstad, // The Gulen Movement in Ireland: Civil society engagements of a Turkish religio-cultural community, Jonathan Lacey.
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