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Yakin Ertürk

Yakin Ertürk

Yakin Ertürk  is  a  professor  of  sociology, serving  as  faculty  member  at  various  universities. Her  other  professional  experiences  include:  consultancies  for  national  and  international  agencies  on  rural  development  projects;  employment  as  director  of  UN  entities;  international  and  regional  human  rights  monitoring  mandates,  including  special  rapporteur  on  violence  against  women. Most recently  she has held the position of Global  Visiting  Associate at Rutgers  University and  the  Center  for  Women’s  Global  Leadership  (CWGL), from September 2017 to April  2018. She is the author of the book “Violence  without  Borders:  Paradigm,  Policy  and  Praxis  Concerning  Violence  against  Women”, published originally in Turkish and translated in English in 2016.

Yakin Ertürk est professeur de sociologie et membre du corps professoral de différentes universités. Toutefois, elle compte d’autres expériences professionnelles :  consultante pour des agences nationales et internationales sur des projets de développement rural ; directrice aux Nations Unies; mandats internationaux et régionaux de surveillance des droits de l’homme, notamment rapporteur spécial sur la violence contre les femmes. Plus récemment, elle a occupé le poste de Global Visiting Associate à l’Université Rutgers et au Centre pour le leadership mondial des femmes (CWGL), de septembre 2017 à avril 2018. Elle est l’auteur du livre “Violence sans frontières: Paradigme, politique et Praxis concernant la Violence contre les femmes “, publié à l’origine en turc puis traduit en anglais en 2016.

 Ayse Betul Celik

Ayse Betul Celik

Ayşe Betül Çelik received her Ph.D. in political science from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2002. She is a full professor, teaching conflict analysis and resolution, and political science at Sabanci University in Istanbul. She has been a visiting scholar in the American University (2009) and the University of Sydney (2013). Her work focuses on ethnicity, forced migration, reconciliation, civil society, and gender in peacebuilding and peacemaking. Prof. Çelik is also trained in dialogue, problem-solving workshops, negotiation, and peace practice. She served as a consultant to several civil society organizations on gender and peace, and is a founding member of Peace Foundation, and Center for Excellence for Women and Gender Studies at Sabancı University. She teaches conflict resolution, and gender equality to civil society, private companies, and public schools.
Geographical expertise: Turkey
Topical expertise: Conflict Resolution, Gender and peacebuilding, Ethnic Conflict, Peace processes
Languages: Turkish, English