Öykü Aytaçoğlu, ‘L’implication du chercheur dans le travail de terrain: Une étude auprès des exilé·e·s queer à Istanbul’, in Monia Lacheb and Constance de Gourcy (eds.), Terrains sensibles au Maghreb et au-delà: Acteurs, chercheurs et affects, 2022, pp. 141-162 Key words: Turkey, Ethnographic fieldwork, Magreb, Queer Migration Studies

Öykü Aytacoglu, ‘A migration journey between vulnerability and agency: the case of queer exiles in Istanbul’, in Jane Freedman, Alice Latouche, Adelina Miranda, Nina Sahraoui, Glenda Santana de Andrade, Elsa Tyszler (eds.), The Gender of Borders: Embodied Narratives of Migration, Violence and Agency, Routledge, 2023, pp. 119-135 (Chapter 7) Abstract This chapter discusses the migration … Read more

Ezel Sahinkaya and Arif Aslan, ‘LGBT People Fleeing Harassment in Iran Find Life No Easier in Turkey’, Voice of America (VOA), 16 April 2021 Abstract For hundreds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Iranians who fled their homeland because of persecution for who they are, moving to Turkey was not a significant improvement. Sexual and … Read more

Alizee Zapparoli-Manzoni-Bodson, ‘The Making of the Iranian Refugee: From Revolution to Asylum’, Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice, November 2015 Abstract This paper follows the narratives and trajectories of Iranian asylum-seekers in Turkey as they undergo the process of applying for refugee status through the UNHCR. Ethnographic work conducted in three satellite cities, Yalova, … Read more

Elif Sarı, ‘“I am myself”: Queer Refugee Narratives’, in Lê Espiritu Gandhi, E., & Nguyen, V. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Refugee Narratives (1st ed.), Routledge, 2023, pp. 179-190 Abstract This chapter tells stories of queerness and refugeeness and offers a queer(ing) perspective on writing with and about refugees. Asylum system introduces various barriers to … Read more

Maria Guadalupe Begazo, ‘The Membership of a Particular Social Group Ground in LGBTI Asylum Cases Under EU Law and European Case-Law: Just Another Example of Social Group or an Independent Ground?’, in A. Güler et al. (eds.), LGBTI Asylum Seekers and Refugees from a Legal and Political Perspective, Springer, 2018 Abstract The 1951 Refugee Geneva … Read more

Mengia Tschalär, ‘Queering migration temporalities: LGBTQI+ experiences with waiting within Germany’s asylum system’, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2022 Abstract Since 2016, the European Union has made further efforts to streamline and simplify the procedure for international refugee protection. Despite this, asylum claimants in Europe often wait up to four years (or even longer) for a … Read more

Emily Kofoed, ‘Queering Images of Citizenship: Rhetoric, Representation, and LGBTI RefugeesLGBTI Refugees’, Dissertation, Georgia State University, 2016 Abstract In the following dissertation, I consider how the legal challenges faced by LGBTI refugees might compel reflection on and revision to traditional conceptions of citizenship in the United States. Specifically, I explore the question of how queer … Read more

Christian Berger and Thiemo Raoul Bischof, ‘Sexualität und Wahrheit im Asylverfahren’, politix 43, 29-38, 2018

Petra Sussner, ‘Totes Recht? – Der asylrechtliche Familiennachzug für gleichgeschlechtliche Partner_innen’, Juridikum – Zeitschrift für Kritik – Recht – Gesellschaft, 4/2011, 435-444