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Irem Güney-Frahm

Research Fellow

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Academic and Professional Background

  • Bachelor of Economics in Istanbul, 2005
  • Master of European Studies in Bath, 2007
  • PhD in Gender Studies in Berlin, 2014
  • Researcher and Lecturer at HWR Berlin since 2013

Expertise in

  • Macroeconomics
  • Gender and Globalization

Membership

  • ASMEA (Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa), 2015
  • Human Development and Capability Association, 2013-14

Awards

  • 2015 Research Grant, Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

Research Interests

  • Women's empowerment
  • Microfinances
  • International development
  • Turkey

Recent Research Projects

  • 2015 Research Project on Women and the New Turkey Discourse, Research Grant awarded by the Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa
  • 2009-2014 „Arbeitende Hausfrauen auf der Suche nach dem besseren Leben. Frauenempowerment durch Mikrokreditvergabe in der Türkei“, Doctoral Dissertation, Philosophical Faculty III, oral defense in October 2014, Grade: magna cum laude

Teaching Focus

  • Political Economy and Social Structure of the Modern State
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Gender and Globalization
  • Strategies to achieve Gender Equality
  • Femina Oeconomica
  • Tutor of Statistics 1&2, Monetary Theory, and Monetary Policy and Banking, Marmara University 2003-2005

Publications

  • 2015 Gezi ve Alman Medyasinda Degisen Türkiye Algisi (working title, forthcoming) in Balta-Peltekoglu (ed.)
  • 2015 Who is supporting whom? A Critical Assessment of Mainstream Approaches to Female Entrepreneurship, Discussion Paper HTMI (forthcoming)
  • 2014 Gender und Wirtschaftswissenschaften, in: Beblo, Miriam/Carl, Andrea-Hilla/Gather, Claudia/Schmidt, Dorothea (eds.): Friederike matters. Eine kommentierte Werkschau. Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin, 2014, 3-8
  • 2012 Conference report on „Krisen, Kritik & Allianzen. Arbeits- und geschlechtersoziologische Perspektivierungen“, Bulletin Info 44, Zentrum für transdisziplinäre Geschlechterstudien
  • 2010 Microcredit Schemes - Miracle, Disaster or Somewhere in Between?, reset.to 
  • 2007-2010 Numerous Op-Eds in the Journal of Turkish Weekly
  • 2008 Zu Hause im Westen, Berliner Republik, Vol. 5
  • 2007 Turkey and the Holocaust – Book review in International Review of Law and Politics, 3:10 

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