Elise Massicard
Senior researcher, CNRS
Phone: +33158717079 - elise.massicard@sciencespo.fr
Elise Massicard holds degrees in Political Science (Sciences Po), Turkish Studies (INALCO) and Social Sciences (Freie Universität Berlin); she got her doctorate in Political Science from Sciences Po in 2002. A Research Fellow with the CNRS since 2003, she was first affiliated with the Centre d’études administratives, politiques et sociales (CERAPS) in Lille, before joining the Turkish and Ottoman Studies team at the EHESS in 2008. She became a CERI Associate Research Fellow in 2008. In 2009, she was Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley. She works on the political sociology of Turkey, mobilizations, the politics of identity and political territoriality. 
A member of the ANR project team on "From cultural frictions to armed conflict: thresholds, scales and modalities of conflictuality (Turkey, Iran, Pakistan)" (2006-2010), she coordinates another ANR project on "Command and compromise: modalities of government and administration in Turkey and in the Ottoman Empire since the 19th century to the present day". She is a member of the steering Committee of the Institut d’étude de l’islam et des sociétés du monde musulman (IISMM), a founding member et and a member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Turkish Studies.
Work in Progress

Political sociology of Turkey (mobilizations, political personnel), A localized sociology of political parties, Political territoriality, local power, decentralization, Identity mobilizations, in particular transnational and migratory, Sociology of social movements

Research Interests

Political sociology of Turkey, Mobilizations, Political territoriality

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