Özgür Özvatan

Research Fellow with the Research Clusters "Foundations of Migration and Integration" and "Integrations, Sport and Football"



Fellow with the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right (CARR)



JOURNAL ARTICLE (2019): S. Metzger and Ö. Özvatan. Games of Belonging. Negotiating National Identity in Turkey and Germany. Nationalities Papers.

BOOK CHAPTER: Ö. Özvatan and M. Siewert (2019). Konzepte und Konzeptformierung. In Handbuch Methoden der Politikwissenschaft edited by C. Wagemann, A. Goerres, and M. Siewert. VS. 

BOOK CHAPTER: B. Forchtner and Ö. Özvatan (2019). Beyond the German forest: Environmental communication by the German far right. IN: Forchtner. Far right and the Environment: Politics, Discourse, Communication. Routledge, London. 

BOOK CHAPTER: Ö. Özvatan and B. Forchtner. Towards a 'happy-ending'? The far right in Germany. IN: A. Waring (2019). The New Authoritarianism: A Risk Analysis of the Alt-Right. ibidem, Hannover. 

WORKING PAPER: Ö. Özvatan (2017). Transnational blame games: Populist challenges to German-Turkish politics 

OP-ED: Ö. Özvatan (2018). Politics of Turkish European Belonging in the Era of "National Rebirth". EuropeNow: Journal of Research and Art, Council for European Studies, Columbia University. October, 2018.

OP-ED: G. Yurdakul, Ö.Özvatan and A. Korteweg (2018). Feminism gone bad? Women's organisations and the hard right in Germany. openDemocracy, section 'Can Europe make it?', October 3, 2018.

OP-ED: Ö. Özvatan and B. Forchtner (2018). The Alternative for Germany and the Myth of National Rebirth. Fair Observer, September 13, 2018.

OP-ED: G. Yurdakul and Ö. Özvatan (2017). Doppelte Staatsbürgerschaft: Ethnie oder Diversität? Tagesspiegel Causa, January 11.

OP-ED: Ö. Özvatan and G. Yurdakul (2017). Familie im Grundgesetz. Ein Grundrecht auf Familie – für alle! Tagesspiegel Causa, September 20.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE: Ö. Özvatan (2017) German-Turkish tensions in a collapsing Jamaica coalition. openDemocracy, section ‘Can Europe make it?`, November 20, 2017.



2018. Migration and Belonging in Post-National Europe: The Interrelational Perspective (co-teaching with Prof. Yurdakul)

2017. Case study designs


2017 Humboldt Research Track Scholarship funded by the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin within the Excellence Initiative of the States and the Federal Government

Özgür Özvatan


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