Nergis Dama

Nergis Dama

Nergis Dama is Assistant Professor at Faculty of Political Sciences, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University and conducts researches on welfare studies, social aids, economic and social rights of disadvantages groups. Dama holds a BA in Mathematics, earned her MA in Economics and finished her PhD in Social Policy.
Setting an Example Turkey s lead on humanitarian aid

Setting an Example: Turkey’s lead on humanitarian aid

September 25, 2017
The power relations that were formed during the colonial era remain stable today. When we talk of humanitarian crisis, deprivation and impoverishment, we are addressing a specific ‘area’ of the world: the less developed countries. 
The Lost Human Capital of 28 February 1997 Post-modern Coup

The Lost Human Capital of 28 February 1997: Post-modern Coup Turkey

March 13, 2017
Lessons must be taken from the mistakes of the past, and from the impact of the headscarf ban, which resulted in the ‘othering’ of a large segment of Turkey’s women. Moreover, it should not be forgotten that the greatest discriminatory practice on February 28th was the legitimizing of a “modern” understanding of women in Turkey, which was in fact, entirely illiberal.
Securing a Future for Syrian Women in Turkey

Securing a Future for Syrian Women in Turkey

December 14, 2016
Turkey is home to the highest refugee population in the world, having adopted an open door policy for people who come from Syria to Turkey. The number of registered Syrians in Turkey has reached 2,783,617. Of these, 1,301,026 are Syrian women.