Turks Abroad: Settlers, Citizens, Transnationals – Introduction

Christine Inglis, Samim Akgönül and Stéphane de Tapia

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Christine Inglis, Samim Akgönül and Stéphane de Tapia. Turks Abroad: Settlers, Citizens, Transnationals – Introduction. IJMS: International Journal on Multicultural Societies. 2009, vol.11, no.2, pp. 104-118, UNESCO. ISSN 1817-4574. www.unesco.org/shs/ijms/vol11/issue2/intro

About the Guest Editors:

Christine Inglis, a sociologist, is director of the Multicultural and Migration Research Centre at the University of Sydney (Australia). She has written about Turkish migration to Australia since the early 1980s and is currently writing the history of Turkish migration and incorporation in Victoria. E-mail: christine.inglis(at)sydney.edu.au

Samim Akgönül is a historian and political scientist, associate professor at Strasbourg University and a researcher at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). He is working mainly on minorities, more precisely on non-Muslim minorities in Turkey, Muslim minorities in the Balkans and new Turkish minorities in Western Europe. E-mail: akgonul(at)unistra.fr

Stéphane de Tapia is a geographer working with the CNRS "Cultures and Societies in Europe" programme linked to Strasbourg University. As a lecturer, he covers the human and social geography of Turkey and the Central Asia Turkic Republics. He has written books and articles about Turkish migration towards European countries, emphasising the circulation patterns in the migration. He is currently working on the Turkish migrations towards Azerbaijan and Central Asia. E-mail: stephane.detapia(at)misha.fr

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