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Gizem Zencirci

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Photo of faculty memberAssistant Professor

Contact Information:

fzencirc@providence.edu
401-865-2365
Howley Hall 315

Education:

Ph.D. - Political Science, University of Massachusetts

Area(s) of Expertise:

Welfare Policy, Third Sector Studies, Neoliberalism, Middle East Politics, Turkey


Selected Publications:

Zencirci, F. Gizem. (2015). From Property to Civil Society: The Historical Transformation of Vakifs in Modern Turkey (1923-2013). International Journal of Middle East Studies47 (3)

Zencirci, F. Gizem. (2015). Illusory Debates: How the "Sadaka Culture" Discourse Masked the Rise of Social Assistance in Turkey. Asian Journal of Social Science43 (1-2), 125-150.

Zencirci, F. Gizem. (2014). Civil Society's History: New Constructions of Ottoman Heritage by the Justice and Development Party in Turkey. European Journal of Turkish Studies19

Zencirci, F. Gizem. (2008). The Headscarf in Turkey in the Public and State Spheres. Middle Eastern Studies44 (5), 791-806.

Recent Presentations:

Zencirci, F. Gizem., Middle East Studies Association, Washington, DC, "Panelist: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Islamic Charities". November, 2014.

Zencirci, F. Gizem., Middle East Studies Association, Washington, DC, "Paper: Pro-Poor and Pro-Market? Market Islam and New Politics of Islamic Generosity in Turke". November, 2014.

Zencirci, F. Gizem., Middle East Studies Association, Washington, DC, "Session Chair: Neoliberal Politics of Charity in the Middle East". November, 2014.

Zencirci, F. Gizem., POMEPS: Islamic Social Services Workshop , Washington D.C. , "Neoliberal Islam and Emergent Forms of Social Service Provision in Turkey". September, 2014.

Zencirci, F. Gizem., Inter-Asians Connections IV, Social Science Research Council, Istanbul, Turkey, "A Neoliberal ‘Logic of Relief’ or a Post-neoliberal ‘Logic of Rights’? An Analysis of the Welfare Regime in Turkey ".


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