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Zeynep Atalay  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, 2012
  • M.A. Critical and Cultural Studies, Bogazici University, Turkey, 2004
  • B.A. Sociology, Bogazici University, Turkey, 2002

Fellowships:

  • The Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship - University of Maryland, College Park (2009)
    Funding for fieldwork in Turkey and Germany
  • C. Wright Mills Fellowship - University of Maryland, College Park (2006)

Grant:

  • Goldhaber Research Grant - University of Maryland, College Park (2010)
    Funding for fieldwork in Malaysia and Cambodia

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • The Islamist Utopia of the Global Age: Civil Society, Transnationalism, and Solidarity Networks. Atalay, Zeynep (invited, paper)
    American Sociological Association Meetings
    (2012)
  • Transnational Sociological Research: Issues, Challenges and Contributions. Atalay, Zeynep (talk, speech or lecture)
    Sociology by the Bay Lecture Series, San Francisco State University
    (2012)
  • Global Civil Society and Political Islam: Competing Visions. Atalay, Zeynep (paper)
    American Sociological Association Meetings
    (2011)
  • Religious Identity and Global Civic Action: Alternatives to Secular NGO Networks. Atalay, Zeynep (paper)
    American Sociological Association Meetings
    (2011)
  • The State and Transnational Civil Society: Sites of Engagement and Confrontation. Atalay, Zeynep (paper)
    Western Political Science Association
    (2010)
  • From the Neighborhood to Umma: Global Networks of Muslim Civil Society in Turkey. Atalay, Zeynep (talk, speech or lecture)
    Workshop on Islam and Secularism in Contemporary Turkey, Stanford University
    (2010)
  • Transnational Muslim Civil Society and Philanthropy. Atalay, Zeynep (talk, speech or lecture)
    Research Workshop, Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Stanford University
    (2010)
  • The Blind Spot of Global Civil Society: Religious NGO Networks in the Muslim World. Atalay, Zeynep (paper)
    American Sociological Association Meetings
    (2009)
  • Religion, the State and Transnational Civil Society: The Case of Turkey. Atalay, Zeynep (paper)
    Eastern Sociological Society Meetings
    (2009)
  • Global Islam: Challenging Western Models of Global Civil Society. Atalay, Zeynep (paper)
    Northeastern Political Science Association Meetings
    (2008)
  • Science in the Smithsonian: The Discourse and Display of Scientific Knowledge in the Postmodern Museum. Atalay, Zeynep (paper)
    American Sociological Association Meetings
    (2008)
  • Religious NGO Networks in the Muslim World. Atalay, Zeynep (talk, speech or lecture)
    Research Workshop, Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Stanford University

Publications:

  • Atalay, Zeynep. "“Civil Society as Soft Power: Islamic NGOs and Turkish Foreign Policy”." Turkey between Nationalism and Globalization. Ed. Kastoryano, Riva New York: Columbia University Press, 2013. 165-187
  • Atalay, Zeynep. "“New Directions in Transnational Civil Society: The Politics of Muslim NGO Coalitions”." Civil Society in the Age of Monitory Democracy. Eds. Tragardh, Lars, Witoszek, Nina and Taylor, Bron Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2013. 208-230
  • Atalay, Zeynep and Ritzer, George. Readings in Globalization: Key Concepts and Major Debates. London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
  • Atalay, Zeynep and Ritzer, George. "Global Majority - Minority Relations: Race, Gender, and Ethnicity in the Global Age." Globalization: A Basic Text. Ed. Ritzer, George London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 433 - 475
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