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Prof. Dr. Tuncay Kardaş

Tuncay Kardas is professor of International Politics and director of the Middle East Institute in Sakarya University. He received his B.A. and M.A degrees from Bilkent University, Ankara. He also holds MsEcon and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. His main research areas are critical security studies, sociology of war, international relations theory and visual semiotics. He has coordinated the following projects: 'Inter-Societal Security Dilemma in Turkey' (Sakarya University) and 'Inter-Societal Security Dilemmas in the Middle East' (Marmara University). His recent works have been published in the following academic journals: War in History, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Digest of Middle East Studies, Turkish Studies, Middle East Critique and Insight Turkey. Professor Kardaş has co-edited two books: Exploring Samuel Huntington's Faultlines, from Al-Andalus to Virtual Ummah, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009) and Non-State Armed Actors in the Middle East (New York: Palgrave, 2017). He is currently working on the following project: 'Thinking History Through Theory' and recently co-authored 'İmparatorluğun Savaş Kararı: Osmanlı Devleti Birinci Dünya Savaşına Neden Girdi' (The Empire's War Decision: Why Did the Ottoman State Enter the Great War, 2019

 

Publications

 Articles in Refereed Journals

  • (2019) Understanding the July 2016 Coup: The Contemporary Security Dilermma in Turkey, Digest of Middle Eastern Studies Vol. 28, No. 1 (with Ali Balci) (ESCI)
  • (2018) War Decision and Neoclassical Realism: The Ottoman Entry into the First World War, War in Historyhttps://doi.org/10.1177/0968344518789707 (with Ali Balcı, İsmail Ediz, Yıldırım Turan) (SSCI)
  • (2017a) 'Rethinking Kurdish Geopolitical Space', Cambridge Review of Internaitonal Affairs, Vol. 30, No. 3 (with Murat Yesiltas) (SSCI)
  • (2017b) 'Trump and the Media-Industrial Complex in US Politics', Insight TurkeyVol. 19, No. 2 (Web of Science)
  • (2016a) 'Inter-Societal Security Trilemma in Turkey: Understanding the Failure of the 2009 Kurdish Opening' Turkish Studies, Vol. 17 No. 1 (with Ali Balci) (SSCI)
  • (2016b) 'Interview with Former Foreign Minister of Tunisia', Turkish Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2
  • (2015) 'The New Middle East, ISIL and the 6th Revolt Against the West' Insight Turkey, Vol. 17 No. 3 (with Murat Yesiltas)
  • (2013a) 'Türkiyenin İsrail ile İlişkilerinin Değişen Dinamikleri: Bir 'Güvenlikleştirme Analizi Ortadoğu Yıllığı2012, İstanbul: Açılım (with Ali Balci)
  • (2013b) 'Gezi Direnişi ve Türkiye'nin Toplumlararası Güvenlik İkilemi, Birikim, Haziran.
  • (2012a) 'No Laughing Matter: Visualizing Turkey's Ergenekon in Political Cartoons', Middle East Critique, Volume 21, Issue 2, 2012
  • (2012b) 'The Changing Dynamics of Turkey's Relations with Israel: An Analysis of 'Securitization'', Insight Turkey, Volume 14, No. 2 (with Ali Balci)
  • (2012c), 'Bir Dış Politika Aracı Olarak TİKA' Akademik Arastirmalar Dergisi Vol. 7 No. 1 (with Ramazan Erdağ)
  • (2011a) 'The Impact of Changing Islamic Identity on Turkeys New Foreign Policy', Alternatives: Turkish Journal of International Relations, Vol. 10, No. 2 (with Martina Warning)
  • (2011b) 'The New Turkish Foreign Policy: Towards an Understanding', Bilgi, Vol. 22, No.2 (with Murat Yesiltaş)
  • (2008) 'The Return of the Liberal Sensibility in Europe, Economics and Management, Vol. 4, No: 3 (with Murat Yesiltaş and Yildirim Turan)
  • (2006) 'New Perspectives in Security Studies', Bilgi Vol. 13 No:2.
  • (2006) 'Türkiye-İsrail İlişkilerinin 'Analiz Düzeyi Kapsamında Değerlendirilmesi: 1996-2006' Ortadoğu Yıllığı 2005, İstanbul: Nobel.


International Books

  • (2017) Non-state Armed Actors in the Middle East, New York: Palgrave (with Murat Yesiltas)
  • (2009) The Borders of Islam: Exploring Samuel Huntington's Faultlines, from Al-Andalus to Virtual Ummah, New York: Oxford University Press (with Stig Jarle Hansen and Atle Mesoy)


International Book Chapters

  • (2017a) 'The Phenomenon of Non-State Armed Actors and Violent Geopolitics in the Middle East' in Murat Yesiltas and Tuncay (eds) Non-state Armed Actors in the Middle East New York: Palgrave (with Murat Yesiltas) 
  • (2017b) Global Politics of Image and the Making of a Legitimate Non-state Armed Actor: Syrian Kurds and 'the Secular West' in Kobane in Murat Yesiltas and Tuncay Kardas (eds) Non-state Armed Actors in the Middle East New York: Palgrave (with Murat Yesiltas) (with Murat Yesiltas)  
  • (2017c) 'Making of Foreign Fighters in the Middle East: Identity, Social Media and Virtual Radicalization' in Murat Yesiltas and Tuncay Kardas (eds) Non-state Armed Actors in the Middle EastNew York: Palgrave (with Omer B. Ozdemir )
  • (2009) 'Turkey: Secularism, Islam and EU', in Tuncay Kardas, Stig Jarle Hansen and Atle Mesoy (eds.), The Borders of Islam: Exploring Samuel Huntington's Faultlines from Al-Andalus to Virtual Ummah, New York: Oxford University Press
  • (2009), 'Huntington and Islam's Bloody Borders in Stig Jarle Hansen, Atle Mesoy and Tuncay Kardas (eds) The Borders of Islam: Exploring Samuel Huntington's Faultlines, from Al-Andalus to Virtual Ummah, New York: Oxford University Press (with Stig Jarle Hansen and Atle Mesoy) 

National Books

  • (2019) İmparatorluğun Savaş Kararı: Osmanlı Devleti Birinci Dünya Savaşına Neden Girdi, Ankara: Kadim (Ali Balcı İsmail Ediz ve Yıldırım Turan ile birlikte)

National Book Chapters

  • (2014) 'Post-yapısalcılık ve Uluslararası İlişkiler' icinde Uluslararası İlişkiler Teorileri, Ramazan Gözen (der) (Ramazan Erdağ ile) İstanbul: İletişim.
  • (2014) 'Realizm' Uluslararası İlişkilere Giriş icinde, Şaban Kardaş ve Ali Balcı (der), İstanbul: Küre (Ali Balcı ile)
  • (2013) 'Türk Dış Politikası ve Stratejik Kültür', Türk Dış Politikası Yıllığı 2012, Ankara: Seta. (Ramazan Erdağ ile)
  • (2014) 'Güvenlik' Uluslararası İlişkilere Giriş Uluslararası İlişkilere Giriş icinde, Şaban Kardaş ve Ali Balcı (der), İstanbul: Küre
  • (2007) 'Güvenlik: Kimin Güvenliği ve Nasıl?' Uluslararası Politikayı Anlamak: Ulus-Devletten Küreselleşmeye icinde Zeynep Dağı (der), İstanbul: Alfa.

Selection of Journal Articles

Comittee of Conference Organization


Dergi Yayın Kurulu Üyeliği

Academic Rewards

  • EU-Jean Monet Bursu 2000-2001
  • YÖK Yurt Dışı Doktora Bursu 2001-2006

Projects

  • ISSDIT: Inter-Societal Security Dilemmas in Turkey, Uluslararası İlişkeler, Sakarya Universitesi
  • ISDIME: Inter-Societal Security Dilemmas in the Middle East, Marmara Üniversitesi Ortadoğu Enstitüsü
  • History Through Theory 

 

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