Adnan Çelik

Academy in Exile Fellow

ACADEMIC CAREER

2018

  • Ph.D., Social Anthropology, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, France
    Thesis: Internal violence across time and space: Revisiting the Kurdish conflicts in Turkey at the local level (From 19th century to the war of the 1990s)

2010

  • M.A., Sociology, Selçuk University, Turkey

WORK EXPERIENCE


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Politicial violence
  • Intra-Kurdish conflicts
  • Collective memories of the Armenian genocide
  • Memory studies

PUBLICATIONS (SELECTION)

Books

  • • Adnan Çelik, Dans l’ombre de l’État : Kurdes contre Kurdes. Une anthropologie historique des conflits intra-kurdes au Kurdistan de Turquie in the collection of « Miroir de l’Orient Musulman» of Brepols Publishers, 2022
  • • Adnan Çelik and Namık Kemal Dinç, La Malédiction. Le génocide des Arméniens dans la mémoire des Kurdes de Diyarbekir [The Curse. The Armenian Genocide in the memory of the Kurds of Diyarbekir], translated from Turkish by Ali Terzioğlu and Jocelyne Burkmann (Prefaced by Etienne Copeaux), Éditions Le Harmattan, Paris, 2021

Articles

  • Adnan Çelik, « Keep your mouth shut during the day and keep your door shut at night » : Intra-Kurdish Violence during the “years of fire”: the case of Hizbullah in Turkey, Kurdish Studies Journal, vol. 9, no 1, May 2021.

Book chapters

  • Adnan Çelik and Béatrice Garapon, “From Tribal Chiefs to Marxist Activists: Kurdistan from 1946 to 1975” in The Cambridge History of the Kurds, Edited by H. Bozarslan, C. Gunes and V. Yadirgi, Cambridge University Press, 2021
  • Adnan Çelik, “Challenging state borders: Smuggling as Kurdish infra-politics during “the years of silence”” in Kurds in Turkey: Ethnographies of Heterogeneous Experiences, edited by Lucie Drechselová and Adnan Çelik, Lexington Books, London, pp. 159-184, 2019