Hilal Barin

Hilal Barin

Hilal Barin

Visiting Researcher

International Migration and Immigration Policies, Migration Studies,Integration Theories,lslamophobia

Ms. Barın graduated with dual major in sociology and psychology from Hacettepe University, Ankara. Her thesis is titled “NGOs during the Secularization Process of Turkey”. Barın earned an MA in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the Gazi University, with a thesis titled “Islaophobia: A Form Of Racism And Hate Crime ”. Actively involved in civil society organizations for long years Ms. Barın was also Ankara representative of the Women Against Discrimination (AKDER) and of the Young Civilians , a youth movement in Turkey. She is currently pursuing her Social Sciences doctorate degree at Gazi University, Ankara. PhD. student and Research Assistant in Political Science department at Yildirim Beyazit University. TUBITAK Visiting Scholar in IIR GMU for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Selected Publications

BARIN, Hilal; Syrian Women in Turkey: Social Struggles and Solution Proposals; Göç Araştırmalar Dergisi, The Journal of Migration Studies, Vol. 2 June/December  2015.

BARIN, Hilal; İslamofobi: Bir Irkçılık Çeşidi ve Nefret Suçu, Ankara: Tezkire Publications





2014 – Present   Phd Candidate-               Gazi University, Social Science Institute-

Gpa: 3.74/4.00           Ankara,TURKEY                          
2012-2014            Master Of Arts               Gazi University, Social Science Institute

Gpa: 3.50/4.00            Ankara, Turkey
                                   Thesis: Islamophobia: A Form Of Racism And Hate Crime 
2003-2007            Bachelor Of Arts With Honours    Hacettepe University, Faculty Of Letters

                                       Ankara, Turkey

Recent Presentations

BARIN, Hilal; Islamophobia : Hate Crime, United Civilian, Global Youth Summit ’15, December 19-20, Ankara / TURKEY.

BARIN, Hilal; Islamophobia and (De)Radicalization, VII. International Terrorism and Transnational Crime Symposium, December 4-6, 2015. Antalya / TURKEY

BARIN, Hilal; Syrian Women in Turkey: Social Struggles and Solution Proposals, Women And Democracy Association – İstanbul Ticaret University, Toplumsal Cinsiyet Adaleti Kongresi, March 6, 2015, İstanbul / TURKEY


In the Media


BARIN, Hilal; Texas Shooting and Islamophobia, Daily Sabah, Opinion, May 26, 2015.



BARIN, Hilal; Q & A: The PEGIDA Movement, The Changing Face of German Fascism, January 16, 2015, SETA Foundation



BARIN, Hilal; PEGIDA and the Rise of Fascism in Germany, Daily Sabah, Opinion, January 08, 2015.