Dr. Imren Borsuk
Dr. Imren Borsuk

Dr Imren Borsuk is currently a researcher at the Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies and Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin. She received her PhD from Koç University and master’s degrees from University of Strasbourg. Her work focuses on communal violence, ethnic conflicts, interethnic relations, political geography, and urban poverty based on extensive research on Turkey. She worked on the comparison of Northern Ireland conflict and Kurdish problem in Turkey during her Ph.D. and was a visiting scholar at the Queen’s University of Belfast. She is the co-editor of Social Coexistence and Violence during Turkey’s Authoritarian Transition (2021, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies). She is a recipient of the Swedish Institute postdoc scholarship, Bourse d'Excellence by the French Government, and TÜBİTAK (Turkish Academy of Sciences) research fellowships. Imren Borsuk’s work has appeared in Environment and Planning, European Urban and Regional Studies, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Journal of International Relations, and Transparency International, among others. She also worked on corruption and integrity in public sector in Turkey and contributed to Transparency-International Turkey as a researcher. See her academia page: https://su-se.academia.edu/ImrenBorsuk

Recent Works:

 
Imren Borsuk. 2021. Gendered dispossession and women’s changing poverty by slum/squatter redevelopment projects: A case study from Turkey. Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space.
 
Imren Borsuk and Paul T. Levin. 2021. (Eds.) Social Coexistence and Violence during Turkey’s Authoritarian Transition Southeast European and Black Sea Studies.
 
Borsuk Imren, Dinc Pinar, Sayan Pinar, Arslan Sinem (Eds). 2021. Forthcoming. Authoritarian Neoliberalism and Resistance in Turkey. Palgrave Macmillan.

Imren Borsuk and Ensari Eroglu. 2020. Displacement and asset transformation from inner-city squatter settlement into peripheral mass housing. European Urban and Regional Studies.