Interdisciplinary Studies Field

Yagmur Coskun

Title of the thesis: “A Home That Does Not Halo Our Head with a Special Sun”: Migration, Racism, and Capital Crisis in Turkey. Findings: The case of the Syrian diaspora in Turkey unsettles the welcoming liberal – nativist conservative binary as well as the poverty-induced racism thesis that are prevalent in migration scholarship. The conservative Turkish government’s migration policy followed a deeply contradictory and crooked path along the years, reflecting the changing dynamics of capitalist expansion and the ensuing colonial desires that¬†were ultimately truncated. The economic and political sea change […]