Yasemin Soysal

University of Essex

Advisory Board, Advisory Board member

Yasemin Soysal

Before arriving in Europe, Soysal studied and worked in the US. She has published extensively on the historical development and contemporary reconfigurations of the nation-state and citizenship; international migrations; and human rights.  She is currently conducting a comparative and longitudinal study of the changing concepts of ‘good citizen’ and ‘good society’ in Europe and East Asia, funded by the ESRC. Soysal has held several fellowships and guest professorships, including Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, National Endowment of Humanities, National Academy of Education, German Marshall Fund, Max Planck Institute, European University Institute, Juan March Institute, Hitotsubashi University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is past president of the European Sociological Association. 



Oecumene: Citizenship after Orientalism is funded by an European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant (Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour ERC-AG-SH2).

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