Dr. Nevra Akdemir
Dr. Nevra Akdemir is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Migration and Society at IMIS, University of Osnabrück and she is working in the subproject “Loss of Status for Highly Educated Female Refugees””. She studied Econometrics (B.A.) at the Istanbul University, Development Studies (M.A.) the Marmara University (İstanbul) and Urban Studies (Ph.D.) at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in İstanbul, (Turkey). Her PhD-thesis focused on relation between urban dynamics and transformation of working class in shipyards regions. The title is “Accumulation, Crises and Spatial Fix: The Case of Tuzla and Yalova Shipyards Regions”. Akdemir published the field of labour process, economic development and gender with particular focus on the precarization/informalization process of labour and the role of female labour in economic development process. She studies on the concretization of labour practices and capital accumulation processes in urban spaces, thus on 'production of space by human agency'. She also studies on different dimension of development questions by especially focusing on labour geography, gendered space, urban studies and changing production and labour process.
Johanna Elle, M.A.
Johanna Elle, MA, is a doctoral student at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology at University of Göttingen, working on gendered processes of reception and arrival in the context of the joint research project. In her research she explores local actors and their interactions with gender and race within the highly dynamic “refugee discourse.” After completing her master studies in 2015, she has since been working for the “Gender&Migration@Niedersachsen” network, as well as lecturer at the Institute for Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology at University of Göttingen with focus on racism, gender, and migration studies. She is member of the Göttingen Center for Gender Studies (GCG) and the “Network for Critical Migration- and Border-Regime Research” (kritnet).
Daniela Müller, M.A.
Daniela Müller studied social science (B.A.) in Marburg and sociology (M.A.) in Frankfurt/Main. During her studies, she focused on gender studies, critical migration and border regime research, and qualitative methods of social research. She finished her master’s degree with a discourse analysis of the knowledge that Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, produced on human trafficking and migration. After the end of her studies, she worked as a research fellow at the Centre for Drug Research (Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main), an institution for social research on the issue of drug use. Since March 2017, she has been working as a research fellow on the “Gender relations and forced migration in the media” project. Her dissertation deals with the discourse on forced migration from the perspective of feminist humanitarianism research.
Dr. Arezou Sade
Arezou Sade verfasste am Fachbereich „Interkulturelle Pädagogik - Erziehungswissenschaften - Diversity Education“ an der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg ihre Dissertation unter dem Titel „The same, but different: A transcultural analysis of young protagonists and their space of possibilities as portrayed in migration literature“. Darin befasste sie sich intensiv mit den Konzepten Transkulturalität und Integration insbesondere von Frauen und Mädchen mit Migrationshintergrund mit Fokus auf Intersektionalität sowie die optimale Nutzung ihrer Möglichkeitsräume innerhalb unserer Gesellschaft. Dabei hat sie verschiedene Forschungsprojekte rund um dieses Thema koordiniert und geleitet. Derzeit ist sie als Integrationssozialarbeiterin im öffentlichen Dienst der Stadt Oldenburg tätig und leitet verschiedene Frauenprojekte. Seit acht Jahren arbeitet sie bei der Stadt Oldenburg als Expertin zu Soziale Arbeit, Asylrecht allgemeine rechtliche Angelegenheiten und der Alltagsbetreuung von neu Zugewanderten. Sie setzt sich für die Betreuung gewaltbetroffener Frauen und Mädchen ein und gibt ihnen Kraft und Zuversicht. Themen ihrer Arbeit sind kultursensible Beratung und Kommunikation, Wirkung von Sprache, Unterschiede und Vorurteile, Deeskalation in Beratung und Begleitung, Flucht und Trauma, Frauenrechte und Gewaltschutz für Frauen.
Dr. Carla Schriever
Carla Schriever received her PhD at the Humboldt-University of Berlin. Her research focusses on the dimension between ethics and social responsibility for marginalized groups. Her dissertation "Der Andere als Herausforderung. Konzeptionen einer neuen Verantwortungsethik bei Lévinas und Butler" was published in 2017. Since April 2020 she works as a postdoctoral researcher in the framework of the MKW-funded research network “Gender, Forced Migration & Reception Politics: Gendered Processes of In- and Exclusion in Lower Saxony” in Oldenburg . Her reasearch focus combines the topics of diversity, alterity and ethics.
Dr. H. Pinar Şenoğuz
H. Pınar Şenoğuz is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology of University of Göttingen and member of the Research Laboratory of Critical Migration and Border Regime and the Center for Global Migration Studies at the same university. She received her PhD from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 2014 with her dissertation on the social change and inner stratification in a Turkish town on the Syrian border. She published extensively on the Turkish-Syrian border including topics like shadow markets and illegality, post-migration conflicts and refugee hospitality.
Johanna Ullmann, M.A.
Johanna Ullmann, MA, has been working since April 2017 as research assistant on the subproject “Is there a ‘male bias’ in the early labor market integration of female refugees?” in the framework of the MKW-funded research network “Gender, Forced Migration & Reception Politics: Gendered Processes of In- and Exclusion in Lower Saxony” at the Department of Migration and Society at IMIS, University of Osnabrück. She completed her MA and BA studies in Sociology, Gender Studies, Mass Communication and Modern Standard Arabic at LMU Munich, Birzeit University (Ramallah), and the University of Damascus.