Zülfukar Çetin

Zülfukar Çetin is based at the University of Basel. As an EUROPACH-researcher, his research focus is HIV/AIDS activism, policies and politics in Turkey. Additionally, he is a lecturer at the Alice-Salomon-University, Berlin, in the field of social work. 2014/2015 he worked on his postdoctoral project The Dynamics of the Queer Movement in Turkey before and during the conservative AKP government as a Mercator IPC Fellow at the Science and Politics Foundation. Together with Savaş Taş, he published the anthology Talks On Racism - Perspectives and Resistances in 2015, and the book 77-13 Political Art and Resistance in Turkey by NGBK and in 2016, together with Heinz-Jürgen Voß, he published the book Gay Visibility, Gay Identity – Critical Perspectives. His work focuses on intersectionality, migration research and politics, anti-discrimination policies and work, racism and antimuslim racism, (post-)colonialism, queer theory and politics, heteronormativity, homonationalism, biographical research and qualitative social research. Additionally he acts as elected member of the Migration Council (RfM) Berlin, of the Federation of Turkish Associations in Berlin and Brandenburg (TBB) and of the Center for Intersectional Justice (CIJ).