mgr Justyna Szałańska

Justyna Szalanska is pursuing her PhD at the Faculty of Political Sciences and International Studies at the University of Warsaw, Poland. Her PhD dissertation focuses on a category of national identity and its materialization in Turkey’s foreign policy. In 2009 she did her M.A. Diploma in International Relations and in 2010 B.A. Diploma in Turkish Studies at the University of Warsaw. In 2011 she was a Research Trainee at the BILGESAM, a Turkish think tank. In 2014 she was awarded TUBITAK Scholarship for Foreign Researchers in Turkey, hence from November 2014 until May 2015 she was a Research Fellow at the Center of International and European Research at the Kadir Has University (Turkey). Her research interests focus on European integration, identity issues in Turkey and Europe, citizenship policies and refugees and asylum seekers protection policies. She is also a co-author of a short documentary on refugees perception in Poland ‘Bez komentarza’ (‘Without a comment’) produced by museum POLIN (2016). In the Centre of Migration Research she is engaged in the project ‘RESPOND – Multilevel Governance of Mass Migration in Europe and Beyond’.

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