Doç. Dr. Levent SOYSAL


Start End Title Place
01 September 2014 - Assistant Dean Faculty of Communication, Kadir Has University
01 September 2011 01 June 2014 Dean Graduate School of Social Sciences, Kadir Has University
01 September 2008 01 June 2012 Assistant Dean Faculty of Communication, Kadir Has University


Start End Work Position
01 September 1998 01 June 2001 New York University Assistan Professor
01 September 2001 01 June 2003 Free University Berlin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
01 September 2003 01 June 2011 Department of Radio, Television and Cinema, Kadir Has University Chair
01 April 2013 01 October 2013 Institute for the Study of Global Issues ,Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan Visiting Professor
01 September 2010 01 June 2014 Istanbul Studies Center, Kadir Has University Director
01 September 2006 - MA in Communication Sciences, Kadir Has University Program Director
01 September 2013 - Faculty of Communication, Department of New Media, Kadir Has University Associate Professor


Education University Department Date
Ph.D. Harvard University Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies 1999
M.A. (Except thesis) University of California-Berkeley Department of Anthropology, Folklore 1990
Ph.D. (Except thesis) Istanbul Technical University Computer Science 1984
M.S. Bogazici University Mathematics 1978
B.S. Bogazici University Chemical Engineering 1975


Anthropology of the City Globalization, Europeanization, and the Metropolis Anthropology of Europe and Turkey Transnationalism and Migration Youth Culture and Identity
Theories of Culture, Spectacle, Ritual, and Performance Contemporary Islam in Turkey and Europe Folklore and Nation-building


Code Course Name Course Location Semester
CS-511 City and Spectacle Kadir Has University
CS-506 Social Theory Kadir Has University
CS-504 Cultural Theory Kadir Has University
CF-340 City, Media, Culture Kadir Has University
CF-310 Culture Industries Kadir Has University
CF-321 World Cultures Kadir Has University