İpek Gencel SEZGİN

Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales & Bilkent University

Disciplines : Sociologie, Sciences politiques , Histoire

Thèmes de recherche : Mouvements sociaux, partis politiques, mouvements Islamistes, les nouveaux mouvements religieux

Contact: [email protected]


Présentations & Publications

Articles :

« How Islamist Parties Emerge: The case of the National Order Party » in Breaking Up the Party: Political and Social Forces in Turkey , ed. Élise Massicard and Nicole Watts (under review at Routledge).



Sena Karasipahi, Muslims in Modern Turkey: Kemalism, Modernism and the Revolt of the Islamic Intellectuals. London, New York: I.B. Tauris, 2009. İslam Araştırmaları Dergisi 21 (2009), 143-149.


Colloques, Ateliers, Séminaires :

"The National Salvation Party's Partial Moderation: the Case of the Coalition with the Republican People's Party in 1974" in the Workshop Religious Parties in Democratic Politics: Revisiting the Inclusion Moderation Hypothesis, June 16-18, 2011, University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Eichstaett, Germany.


“Crystallization of the Islamist Party entrepreneurs in Turkey, 1960-1969” invited speaker in the scope of I Have a Thesis talk series, İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi, February 24, 2011, İstanbul, Turkey.


“The establishment of the National Order Party: A proposal for a revised history of the Islamist movement in Turkey, 1965-1970”, in the International Conference Political Parties in Turkey Toward a Sociological Perspective , December 7-8, 2007, Paris, France.


"Islamist politics or the politics of the Islamist movements: how to study the cases of Milli Görüş and the Nur movement (1960-1980)", invited speaker in the scope of the seminar   Recherches  en cours sur la  Turquie contemporaine   (Elise Massicard), May 10, 2007, Paris, France.


“Islamist movement in Turkey, 1945-1960”, invited speaker in the scope of the seminar Sociologie du Pouvoir et des Elites (Monique de Saint Martin), March 21, 2006, Paris, France.


Co-organizer and presenter in the panel entitled When Islamists Vie For Votes: How Inclusion and Participation in Electoral Politics Affect the Doctrine and Practices of Islamist Movements in the Annual Conference of Middle Eastern Studies Association of North America, November 19-22, 2005, Washington D.C. The title of the presentation: “Islamists during the Early Years of Multi-party Politics in Turkey, 1945-1960."