SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Ms Ayse Sargin

Overview

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Department of Development Studies

Teaching Fellow

Name:
Ms Ayse Sargin
Address:
SOAS University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
Room 289
Academic Support Hours:
Appointment via email

Biography

Ayse has almost 15 years of experience working as a critical development practitioner, civil society professional and activist. Her work has spanned a number of diverse and interrelated fields, including gender equality and elimination of violence against women, community-based conservation and rural livelihoods, refugee empowerment and civil society capacity building. She has worked in a wide range of  local and international organizations, such as European Women's Lobby, BirdLife International, International Medical Corps, UNDP and UNFPA. She is still involved in various rights-based movements.

Currently, Ayse is pursuing a PhD in Sociology at the University of Essex. Her research interests broadly include meaning-making processes in social movements, grassroots resistance to energy generation-induced dispossession, human-nature relations and socio-environmental conflicts under capitalism and neoliberalism, and political economy of gender and sexuality. She has a BSc in International Relations and an MA in Political Science.