Nilay KILINÇ

Academic Years:
2019/2020
2017/2018

Research Programs:
PoM Returning
PoM Pontica Magna

Affiliation:
Independent Researcher

Position:
Independent Researcher
Ph.D. Candidate

Country:
Turkey

Research project: Migrants’ De Facto Status and Citizenship Regimes: The Case of Turkish Criminals from Germany (2019-2020)

The proposed research project grounds itself on a previously-conducted empirical research which explored the Turkish-German second generation’s post-deportation lives in Turkey – specifically in a tourism hub in Southern Turkey, Antalya – in relation to their social integration and psychosocial wellbeing as counter-diasporic subjects who experience stigmatization and exclusion by their co-nationals (cf. Tsuda, 2009; King & Kılınc, 2014) and, also as ex-criminals who have brought their traumas related to social discrimination, being neglected by their parents, ethnic communities or authorities, anxieties related to identity crisis and moral grounds, and imprisonment experiences in Germany.

Research project: Lost And Found: The Turkish-Germans’ Narratives of Deportation and Self-Actualization in the ‘Homeland’ (2017-2018)