PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

SHORT CV

Devrim Sezer is Associate Professor of Political Thought. He started his university education in the Department of Physics at Boğaziçi University. He was then educated at Middle East Technical University, where he received a BS in Economics and an MS in Political Science, and at London School of Economics and Political Science, where he received an MSc in Political Theory. He completed his PhD at Carleton University. His research interests include theories of democracy and republicanism, literature and political thought, collective responsibility and coming to terms with the past, and genocide/Holocaust and memory studies.

His articles have appeared in Memory Studies, History of Political Thought, History of European Ideas, S:I.M.O.N. Shoah: Intervention. Methods. Documentation., Toplum ve Bilim, Felsefi Düşün, Birikim, Cogito and felsefelogos, and he has contributed chapters to edited books. He has been the co-editor of two books (both in Turkish): Siyasalın Peşinde: Dünyaya Tragedyalarla Bakmak (with Nazile Kalaycı; Metis, 2017) and a Festschrift, Hasan Ünal Nalbantoğlu’na Armağan (with Adile Arslan; İletişim, 2008). He has co-translated Hannah Arendt's posthumously published work Lectures on Kant's Political Philosophy (ed. Ronald Beiner) (with İsmail Ilgar, ed. Serdar Tekin, İletişim, 2019). He is an alumnus of the Vienna Wiesenthal Institute for Holocaust Studies where he has been a Research Fellow (2019).