Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Institut für Europäische Ethnologie



Forthcoming 2018

  • Altug, S., Biner, Z., Navaro, Y & von Bieberstein, A. (eds.) Reverberations: Violence across Space and Time. Philadelphia, PA: Pennsylvania University Press.
  • “Speculating on death: Treasure-hunting in Present-Day Moush” in Altug, S., Biner, Z., Navaro, Y & von Bieberstein, A. (eds.) ‘Reverberations: Violence across Space and Time’ (Philadelphia, PA: Pennsylvania University Press)


  • “Memorial miracle: Inspiring Vergangenheitsbewältigung between Berlin and Istanbul” in Gabowitsch, Mischa (ed.) ‘Replicating Atonement: Foreign Models in the Commemoration of Atrocities’ (Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • “Treasure/Fetish/Gift: Hunting for 'Armenian gold' in post-genocide Turkish Kurdistan”, Subjectivity 10(2): 170-189. Available at:
  • “Surrogate apologies, sublated differences: contemporary visions of post-national futures in Turkey under the spectre of the Left” in Karakatsanis, L. & Papadogiannis, N. (eds.) ‘The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus: Performing the Left Since the Sixties’ (London: Routledge). Pp. 56-74.
  • “Surviving Hrant Dink: carnal mourning under the specter of senselessness”, Social Analysis 61(1): 55-68, a special issue on ‘Post-Ottoman Topologies’ edited by Nicolas Argenti.


  • “Not a German Past to be Reckoned with: Negotiating Migrant Subjectivities between Vergangenheitsbewältigung and the Nationalization of History”, Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (JRAI) 22 (4): 902-919.
  • “From Aggressive Humanism to Improper Mourning: Burying the victims of Europe’s border regime in Berlin”, co-authored with Erdem Evren, Social Research 83(2): 453-479.