Sakir Dincsahin

Sakir Dincsahin is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Hasan Kalyoncu University and Former Visiting Scholar in Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East at SOAS University of London. He earned his B.A. in Political Science and International Relations from Boğaziçi University and M.A. in International Economics and Ph.D. in Political Science and International Relations from Yeditepe University.

Professor Dincsahin researches populism, nationalism, ethnicity, and the intellectual history of Turkey.

Representative Publications

Lüküslü, Demet, and Sakir Dincsahin. “Shaping Bodies, Shaping Minds: Selim Sırrı Tarcan and the Origins of Modern Physical Education in Turkey.” The International Journal of the History of Sport (2013): 195-209.

Dincsahin, Sakir, and Stephen R. Goodwin. “Towards an Encompassing Perspective on Nationalisms: The Case of Jews in Turkey during the Second World War, 1939–45.” Nations and Nationalism 17.4 (2011): 843-862.

Dincsahin, Sakir. “The Environment and Early Influences Shaping Political Thought of Niyazi Berkes in British Cyprus, 1908-1922.” Journal of Cyprus Studies 15.37 (2009).

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