Postdoctoral Research Associate
Office:1-S-7c Green Hall
- Political and Medical Anthropology
- Urban Ethnography
- Social and Critical Theory
- Political Islam and the Middle East
political and medical anthropology, urban ethnography, ethics and subjectivity, state and violence, migration, masculinity, drug use and mental health, memory, political economy, labor, ethnographic film-making, political Islam and the Middle East. He holds a PhD (2017) and an MA (2013) in Anthropology from Princeton University, and an MA in Sociology from Boğaziçi University. In 2017-2018, he was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University Mahindra Humanities Center.
Günay, Onur. 2019. “In War and Peace: Shifting Narratives of Violence in Kurdish Istanbul.” American Anthropologist 121(3): 554-67.
Günay, Onur and Erdem Yörük. 2019. “Governing Ethnic Unrest: Political Islam and the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey.” New Perspectives on Turkey.
Günay, Onur. 2014. “Geçmişin İşlenmesi Ne Demektir? (“The Meaning of Working Through the Past”), Toplum ve Kuram (Theory and Society) (9): 13-30. https://www.academia.edu/27925299/_Geçmişin_İşlenmesi_Ne_Demektir_Hakikat_ve_Adaletin_İzinde_Doksanları_Hatırlamak
Günay, Onur. 2013. “Toward a Critique of Non-Violence.” Dialectical Anthropology 37(1):171-182.