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Bîşenk Sürgün Ergin

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Bîşenk studied the Master programme “International Studies/ Peace and Conflict Studies” at Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, where she already finished a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Political Science with a focus on Gender Studies, Racism, Right-wing terror and Postcolonial Studies. Some parts of her studies were at Aix-Marseille Université in France and at Sabanci University Istanbul in Turkey. In her Bachelor thesis, she focused on the knowledge and experiences of the victims of the NSU-Complex in Germany. Bîşenk is a political educator, e.g. for “Anne Frank Educational Center”, “BiLaN- Bildungsinitiative Lernen aus dem NSU-Komplex” and “Bildungsinitiative Ferhat Unvar“. As the child of asylum seekers, today as a Kurdish woman, she fights against fascist and Islamist ideologies.

Updated September 2021

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