Hande Paker

Politics of climate change as a transnational public sphere: cosmopolitan networks, local mobilization

Hande Paker

Hande Paker

Fellowship
IPC Fellowship
Granting institution
Period of the Fellowship
November 2015 - November 2016
Project
Politics of climate change as a transnational public sphere: cosmopolitan networks, local mobilization
Project description

Her current research project as part of the Mercator-IPC Fellowship is on how environmental civil society actors engage the issue of climate change to mobilize publics by focusing on local and transnational environmental spaces of action.

Short biography

Hande Paker is a political sociologist who works on civil society, state, the transformation of citizenship, and political ecology. She has carried out research and published on modes of civil society-state relations, politics of the environment at the local-global nexus, and grounded cosmopolitan citizenship. She holds a PhD from McGill University. She received her MA from McGill University as well and her BA from Boğaziçi University. She is based at the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences at Bahcesehir University.