Prof.

TALİP KÜÇÜKCAN


Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Sociology

Department of General Sociology and Methodology

Biography

Talip Kucukcan is a Professor of Sociology at Marmara University in Istanbul and Former Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims (2014 – 2015). He was Head of the Turkish Delegation to and the Deputy President of the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe (2015-2018).

Mr. Kucukcan has a BA from Uludag University (1986) and received an MA from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (1990). Kucukcan completed his PhD in Ethnic Relations at the University of Warwick (1997) and worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations at the same University between 1997 and 1999. Before moving to Marmara University where he became a full professor, he was a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Islamic Studies in Istanbul until 2007. He served as a Senior Advisor to the President of Higher Education Council of Turkey between 2009 and 2013. Kucukcan was the Director of Middle East Research Institute at Marmara University between 2011 and 2014. He served as the Editor in Chief of Insight Turkey, a policy journal, until 2015. Before returning to the university he was Member of the Turkish Parliament and Foreign Relations Committee. Kucukcan is specialized in state-religion relations, transnational migration, international freedom of religion, Turkey-EU relations and Muslim minorities in Europe. He is a regular commentator on national and international media.

Education Information

1992 - 1997

1992 - 1997

Doctorate

University Of Warwick, Sosyoloji Ve Etnik Araştırmalar, United Kingdom

1989 - 1990

1989 - 1990

Post Graduate

University Of London-School Of Oriental And African Studies, Siyaset Ve Din Bilimleri, United Kingdom

1982 - 1986

1982 - 1986

Under Graduate

Uludağ Üniversitesi, Turkey

Dissertations

1997

1997

Doctorate

The politics of ethnicity, identity and religion among Turks in London

University of Warwick

1992

1992

Post Graduate

The Nature of Islamic Resurgence in the Near and Middle Eastern Muslim Societies’

University of London-School of Oriental and African Studies

Foreign Languages

C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced

English

Research Areas

Social Sciences and Humanities

Academic Titles / Tasks

2008 - Continues

2008 - Continues

Professor

Marmara University, Faculty of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Sciences

1997 - 1999

1997 - 1999

Lecturer PhD

University Of Warwick, Centre For Research İn Ethnic Relations, Sosyoloji

Managerial Experience

2010 - 2014

2010 - 2014

Director of The Institution

Marmara University, Institute Of Middle East Studies

Advising Theses

Articles Published in Journals That Entered SCI, SSCI and AHCI Indexes

2013

2013

Editor's note

Küçükcan T.

Insight Turkey, vol.15, no.4, pp.4-5, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2010

2010

Sociology of Terrorism: A Key to Understanding Social Origins?

Kucukcan T.

ULUSLARARASI ILISKILER-INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, vol.6, pp.33-54, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) Creative Commons License identifier identifier

2010

2010

Insight Turkey: Guest editor's note

Küçükcan T.

Insight Turkey, vol.12, no.1, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier

2005

2005

Multidimensional Approach to Religion: a way of looking at religious phenomena

Kucuckan T.

JOURNAL FOR THE STUDY OF RELIGIONS AND IDEOLOGIES, vol.2, pp.60-70, 2005 (Journal Indexed in AHCI) Creative Commons License identifier identifier

1998

1998

Community, identity and institutionalisation of Islamic education: The case of Ikra primary school in North London

Kucukcan T.

British Journal of Religious Education, vol.21, pp.32-43, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) Creative Commons License identifier

1997

1997

Some Reflections on the Wahhabiya and Sanusiya Movements

Küçükcan T.

Belleten, vol.61, no.231, pp.321-337, 1997 (Journal Indexed in AHCI) Creative Commons License

Articles Published in Other Journals

2018

2018

The Belt and Road Initiative and Middle Eastern Politics: Challenges Ahead

Küçükcan T.

Insight Turkey, vol.19, pp.83-91, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) Creative Commons License identifier

2013

2013

European Views of Turkish Foreign Policy

Küçükcan T. , Küçükkeleş M.

INSIGHT TURKEY, vol.15, pp.127-144, 2013 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) Creative Commons License identifier

2012

2012

Derecho Y Religion En Turqia

Küçükcan T.

Revista General de Derecho Canónico y Derecho Eclesiástico del Estado, vol.1, no.1, pp.1-16, 2012 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

2011

2011

Sacralization of the State and Secular Nationalism: Foundations of Civil Religion in Turkey

Küçükcan T.

The George Washington International Law Review, vol.41, pp.963-983, 2011 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

2007

2007

Bridging the European Union and Turkey:The Turkish Diaspora in Europe

Küçükcan T.

INSIGHT TURKEY, vol.9, no.4, pp.85, 2007 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) Creative Commons License

2005

2005

Modernleşme ve Sekülerleşme Kuramları Bağlamında Din, Toplumsal Değişme ve İslâm Dünyası

Küçükcan T.

İslam Araştırmları Dergisi, vol.1, no.1, pp.109, 2005 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

2004

2004

Turkey’s Identity Options and the Challenges of Turkey’s EU Relations

Küçükcan T.

Insight Turkey, vol.6, no.3, pp.120-125, 2004 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)

2003

2003

State, Islam and Religious Liberty in Modern Turkey: Reconfiguration of Religion in the Public Sphere

Küçükcan T.

Brigham Young University Law Review, vol.2003, pp.475-507, 2003 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

2002

2002

Turks in Germany: Between Inclusion and Exclusion

Küçükcan T.

İslam Araştırmları Dergisi, vol.1, no.1, pp.97, 2002 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

1999

1999

Ethnicity, Identity and Strategies of Conflict Resolution in a British School: Turkish Pupils in a Comprehensive Public School

Küçükcan T.

Education et Société Plurilingues, no.6, pp.55-66, 1999 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

1999

1999

Re-claiming Identity: Ethnicity, Religion and Politics among Turkish Muslims in Bulgaria and Greece

Küçükcan T.

JOURNAL OF MUSLIM MINORITY AFFAIRS, vol.24, no.2, pp.59, 1999 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) Creative Commons License

1997

1997

An Analytical Comparison of the Aligarh and the Deobandi Schools

Küçükcan T.

Islamic Quarterly, vol.38, no.1, pp.48-58, 1997 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

1991

1991

Conversion to Islam with Reference to Egypt and Iraq

Küçükcan T.

Islamic Quarterly, vol.35, no.4, pp.225-232, 1991 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

1991

1991

The Nature of Islamic Resurgence in the Near and Middle Eastern Muslim Societies

Küçükcan T.

Hamdard Islamicus, vol.1, no.1, pp.65, 1991 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) Creative Commons License

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

2019

2019

Turkey’s policy towards Syrians: Addressing emerging challenges

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

The Humanitarian Role of Turkey on the Refugee Crisis and the Road Ahead for Europe, Londrina, Brazil, 16 June 2019

2019

2019

Globalization and Representation of ‘others” in an Age of Populism

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

The Russia-Islamic World Kazan Summit, Kazan, Russia, 15 - 16 May 2019

2019

2019

The Securitization of Islam and Muslims after 9/11: Reasons and Consequences

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

The Second International Islamophobia Conference: Analyzing its Discourse and Geopolitics, İstanbul, Turkey, 12 - 14 May 2019

2019

2019

Insecurity, Instability and Migration: Major Global Challenges

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

on Turkish and Canadian Perspectives on Current Global Challenges, Toronto, Canada, 29 April 2019

2019

2019

Turkey’ role in engaging and balancing key flashpoints

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

on Regional Developments and Key Flashpoints, Amman, Jordan, 9 - 10 March 2019

2018

2018

Turkey’s Foreign Policy Challenges

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

The 13 th Annual Enriching the Middle East’xxs Economic Future Conference, Doha, Qatar, 30 - 31 October 2018 identifier identifier

2018

2018

Dünyada Modernleşme Deneyimleri

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

Sakarya Üniversitesi Akademik ve Sosyal Gelişim Merkezi Konferasnları, Sakarya, Turkey, 17 October 2018

2018

2018

Activities of PKK and FETO in the West: Networking, recruitment, funding and institutionalization

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

TRT WORLD FORUM on Envisioning Peace and Security in a Fragmented World, İstanbul, Turkey, 3 - 04 October 2018

2018

2018

Interactions between Diaspora Associations and Government Agencies: Mechanisms and policies to respond current and up-coming challenges

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

Regional Conference on Platform for co-operation policies: role of diaspora associations and synergies with public authorities, Ukraine, 24 September 2018

2018

2018

Countering Terrorism in the Post-Daesh Era in the Middle East

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

Annual Oxford Gulf Arabian Peninsula Studies Forum on Trends and Transformation in the Middle East, United Kingdom, 12 May 2018

2018

2018

Jeo-political Significance of The New Silk Road Project for the Participating Countries

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

The role of Parliamentarians in boosting economic cooperation and cultural ties along the Silk Road Conference, Azerbaijan, 13 - 14 March 2018

2018

2018

Objectives of Turkey’s Cross-Border Operations: Security, Stability and Territorial Integrity of Syria

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

Turkey’s Security Challenge within its Neighbourhood: Operation Olive Branch, Canada, 28 February 2018

2017

2017

Turkey’s Response to Migration Crisis: Syrian Refugees and Turkey-EU Migration Deal

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

Enriching the Middle East’s Economic Future Conference, Qatar, 11 - 14 November 2017

2017

2017

Transnational Networks, Diasporic Communities and Revisiting Political Participation

KÜÇÜKCAN T.

Conference of the Parliamentary Network on Diaspora Policy, Portugal, 7 - 08 September 2017

Books & Book Chapters

2028

2028

Sivil Toplum Örgütleri, Toplumsal Kapital ve Misyonerlik Faaliyetleri

Küçükcan T.

in: Süleyman Uludağ Kitabı , İsmail Kara, Editor, Dergah Yayınları, İstanbul, pp.276-285, 2028

2014

2014

Türkiye'de Yüksektöğretim Sistemi: Yenilik, Demokratiklesme ve Kalite

Küçükcan T.

in: Yükseköğretim Politikaları Üzerine Konuşmalar, Zafer Gül, Editor, Marmara University, İstanbul, pp.195-199, 2014

2012

2012

Dritto e Religione in Turchia

Küçükcan T.

in: Diritto e Religione nell’Islam Mediterraneo, Alesseandro Ferrari, Editor, Societa Editriceil Mulino, Bologna, pp.283-304, 2012

2012

2012

Are Muslim Democrats a Threat to Consolidating Freedom of Religion? The Turkish Case

Küçükcan T.

in: The Future of Religious Freedom, Allen Hertzke, Editor, Oxford University Press, London , Oxford, pp.270-289, 2012 Creative Commons License

2010

2010

Din Sosyolojisi

Küçükcan T. (Editor)

Anadolu Üniversitesi Açıköğretim Fakültesi, Eskişehir, 2010

2008

2008

Turkish Migrants, Social Capital and Culturalist Discourse in Turkey-EU Relations

Küçükcan T.

in: Politics, Religion, and Turkey's EU Accession, Dietrich Jung and Catharina Raudvere, Editor, Macmillan/Palgrave Press, London , London, pp.199-221, 2008 Creative Commons License

2004

2004

Dominant Discourses and Policies of Multicultural European Countries on National Identity and Religion in Public Schools

Küçükcan T.

in: Perspectives of Multiculturalism: Western and Transitional Countries, Milan Mesic, Editor, EP Press, Zagreb, pp.113-123, 2004 Creative Commons License

2002

2002

Diyasporik Türk Gençliği: Kültürel Kimliğin Yeniden Üretimi ve Hibrid Kimlik İnşası

Küçükcan T.

in: Türkler, Hasan Celal Güzel, Editor, Yeni Türkiye Yayınları, Ankara, pp.818-829, 2002

1998

1998

Continuity and Change: Young Turks in London

Küçükcan T.

in: Muslim European Youth, Reproducing ethnicity, religion and culture, Steven Vertovec,A. Rogers, Editor, Ashgate, Aldershot (UK) , London, pp.103-132, 1998


Citations

Total Citations (WOS): 2

h-index (WOS): 1