Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ayse Caglar

Professur für Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie an der Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften

Curriculum Vitae:

1980 B.A., Sociology, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
1980-1981 M.A Program Sociology, McGill University, Montreal
1985 M.A., Anthropology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Thesis title: "The Greywolves: A Study of a Nationalist Ideology in Turkey"
1993-1994  Full-time lecturer at the Institut für Ethnologie (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin), Freie Universität, Berlin
1993-1995 Research Associate, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Manchester
1993 Part-time lecturer at the Institut für Ethnologie, Freie Universität, Berlin
1994-2002 Assistant professor at the Institut f. Ethnologie, Freie University Berlin
1995 Ph.D., Anthropology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Dissertation Title: "German Turks in Berlin: Migration and their Quest for Social Mobility"
1999 (July) Summer School, Mediterranean Program, European University Institute, Florence
2000 (April-May) Transnational Communities Program, Oxford University (Socrates -Staff Mobility)
2001 (July) Summer Institute "Public Spheres and Muslim Identities" at the Institute of Advanced Study in Berlin
2001 (September) International Summer Academy "The Local Production of Islamic Knowledge" in Istanbul organized by the Working Group Modernity and Islam Wissenschaftskolleg, Berlin and The Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (Leiden)
2001-2002 Jean Monnet Fellowship at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies. European University, Florence
2002-2004 Research Associate at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle Germany
2003 (August) Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University
2004 Habilitation in Anthropology and Sociology at the Free University Berlin, Habilitationsschrifft: "Encountering  the State in Migration-Driven Transnational Social Fields: Turkish Immigrants in Europe"
2004 July Course Director (together with Judit Bodnar and Shalini Randeria)  and instructor of "Transnational Flows, Structures, Agents and the Idea of Development" at the CEU Summer University. July4-19, Budapest
2006 (April) Guest Professor, Institut für Höhere Studien, Vienna
2006 Full Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Central European University
2009 Granted the title of University Professor at the Central European University, Budapest
2009 (January-June) Invitation as a Willy Brandt Guest Professor to Center for International Migration and Ethnic Relations, Malmo University, Sweden
2009 (September) appointed as "Egyetemi tanar", the highest academic category in Hungarian higher education that can only be made by the Hungarian president
2009-2010 Invitation to Collegium Budapest, Institute for Advanced Study Budapest as a Fellow
2010-2011 Research group director at Max Planck Institute for the Study of Multiethnic and multireligious Societies, Goettingen
2010-2014 Minerva Fellowship as a research group director at Max Planck Institute. MMG, Goettingen
since February 2011 Professor of Culture- and Socialanthropology, Department of Culture- and Socialanthropology, University of Vienna

Research Areas:

* Globalization and transnationalization processes
* Transformations of nation states and the changing property relations
* Migration, urban restructuring and migrants
* Cultural industries
* Transnational legal spaces, citizenship
* Ethnographies of the state
* Roma in Europe
* Family law (in relation to the Third Country Nationals)
* European cultural policies, immigrant cultural production and cultural industries
* Nationalism and nationalist discourses (with special emphasis on Turkey)
* Theories of ideology, popular and consumer culture