Osman Balkan

Osman Balkan is Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science at Swarthmore College. His research focuses on the politics of global migration, race and ethnicity, identity and inequality, collective memory, and necropolitics. His first book, Dying Abroad: The Political Afterlives of Migration in Europe will be published by Cambridge University Press. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Journal of Intercultural Studies, Contemporary French Civilization, Theory & Event, and in edited volumes including Turkey’s Necropolitical Laboratory: Democracy, Violence, and Resistance, and The Democratic Arts of Mourning: Political Theory and Loss. For more information, please consult his personal website: www.osmanbalkan.com.

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