Seminar: Field Research on Turkish Community in the Netherlands

PhD Program in Area Studies cordially invites you to a seminar on Field Research in the Turkish Community in the Netherlands to be given by Dr. Gizem Kolbaşı, a recent graduate of the program.

Title: Ethnographic Field Research within the Turkish Community in the Netherlands

Speaker: Dr. Gizem Kolbaşı, PhD in Area Studies, METU

Abstract: This seminar is about the field research carried out by Dr. Gizem Kolbaşı on the Turkish community living in the Netherlands with the purpose of understanding the interactions between family reunification and integration. The research, which was carried out between October 2014 and October 2015, focuses on the second generation Turkish Dutch who got married to a partner from Turkey. In the seminar, Dr. Kolbaşı will be talking about her experiences in carrying out this fieldwork where she employed the mixed method including participant observation as well as semi-structured in-depth interviews.

Date: April 11, 2017, Tuesday

Hour: 14.00

Venue: MM412 (Graduate School of Social Sciences, MM Building)