Agriculture and food in the post-covid era
Umut Bozkurt in conversation with Prof. Dr. Zülküf Aydın
Date: 24th of April, Friday
About Nicos Trimikliniotis:
Nicos Trimikliniotis is a legal and sociology expert. He is Professor of Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, University of Nicosia. He heads the team of experts of Cyprus team for the Fundamental Rights Agency of the EU. He is also a trained Barrister and legal expert who has researched on nationality, citizenship, asylum and immigration law and Labour Law, constitutional and European law and fundamental rights, free movement of workers, discrimination, state theory, conflict and reconciliation, digitalities, work, precarity. Publications selection: Migration and the Refugee Dissensus in Europe: Borders, Security and Austerity (2020, Routledge); Mobile Commons, Migrant Digitalities and the Right to the City, Palgrave, 2015) and Beyond a Divided Cyprus: A State and Society in Transformation, Palgrave MacMillan, 2012 with Umut Bozkurt); Rethinking the free movement of workers: the European challenges ahead, (Wolf Legal Publishers, Nijmegen, 2009).
About Emel Akçalı:
Emel Akçalı is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at Swansea University in the United Kingdom. Prior to coming to Swansea, she was a resident fellow at the IMERA – Institute of Advanced Study of Aix Marseille University in France and an assistant professor at the International Relations Department of Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Her research interests span the state, society, conflict and politics in the Middle East and North Africa, social movements, neoliberal governmentality outside of the Western realm, critical realist philosophy and non-Western and alternative geopolitical discourses. She has been awarded the CEU Institute of Advanced Study and Aix-Marseille University Institute for Advanced Study resident fellowships for her on-going research on the challenges of state and societal transformation in post-revolutionary Tunisia. Her most recent publications are “Facebook: An emerging arena for politics of self-determination in Northern Cyprus?” South European Society and Politics, 24 (4), 2019, “Revisiting Neoliberalism in the Age of Rising Authoritarianisms: Between Convictions and Contradictions” Routledge International Handbook of Global Studies, in Hamed Hosseini, James Goodman and Barry Gills (eds), London: Routledge (forthcoming) and “Variegated forms of Embeddedness: Home-grown neoliberal authoritarianism in Tunisia under Ben Ali” in Journal of IR and Development Studies with Evrim Görmüş (Forthcoming)