Susanne Güsten

Long way home – the road to resettlement of German diaspora Syriacs in Southeastern Anatolia

Susanne Güsten
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Susanne Güsten

Fellowship
IPC Fellowship
Granting institution
Partner institution
Period of the Fellowship
September 2014 - September 2015
Project
Long way home – the road to resettlement of German diaspora Syriacs in Southeastern Anatolia
Project description

Her project focuses on the return of Syriacs from the diaspora to the region of Tur Abdin in Turkey since the beginning of 2001.

Short biography

Susanne Güsten has been working in Turkey as a jounalist for international media since 1997. She has taken a special interest in the return of Syriacs from the diaspora to the region of Tur Abdin since the beginning of 2001. Susanne has repeatedly visited the region and has reported on the issue for publications such as The International New York Times and Der Tagesspiegel. Before moving to Turkey, she worked for Agence France-Presse in Germany for ten years, inter alia as deputy editor-in-chief. She obtained an M.A. in political science in Germany and graduated from the German School of Journalism (DJS).