Ana Frank, PhD


Ana Frank received her doctorate in 2013 at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ljubljana. In 2007, she joined the Peace Institute as a young researcher and participated in several Slovenian and European projects. Between 2004 and 2007, she studied as a graduate student in Turkey at the University of Ankara and the University of Istanbul, where she studied Turkish language and attended lectures in gender studies, cultural studies and anthropology. She spent a lot of time with various activists both privately and through various societies and institutions. Their stories and struggles were also the basis for the scientific monograph FEMINISM AND ISLAM: Turkish Women between the Orient and the West, which was published in 2014. In 2012 and 2013, she received a grant from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBITAK) and as a visiting student at Sabancı University in Istanbul conducted research for her doctoral dissertation entitled: The Influence of the Europeanization Context on Religious Discourses in Gender Equality and Intimate Citizenship Policies in Turkey. She also studied at the University of Łódź in Poland and at Florida International University in the USA. She has published several professional and scientific articles in domestic and foreign scientific journals.


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