Author profile: Zeynep Gülşah Çapan

Zeynep Gülşah Çapan is a Lecturer at the chair group of International Relations at the University of Erfurt. Her research focuses on critical theories of international relations, history and historiography, sociology of knowledge and postcolonial and decolonial thought. Her book Re-Writing International Relations: History and Theory Beyond Eurocentrism in Turkey was published by Rowman & Littlefield in 2016. She has published in journals such as Third World Quarterly, Review of International Studies and has contributed several chapters to edited volumes.

Unthinkable and Invisible International Relations

Zeynep Gülşah Çapan • Jul 29 2021 • Articles

Attempts at addressing the Eurocentrism of the field have predominantly focused on how to make present what was absented from the narrative of the making of the international.

Review – Hotels and Highways

Zeynep Gülşah Çapan • Aug 12 2020 • Features

An empirically rich discussion of the negotiations and translations involved in the travels of modernisation theory to Turkey during the Cold War era.

Eurocentrism and the Construction of the ‘Non-West’

Zeynep Gülşah Çapan • Jun 19 2018 • Articles

The rearticulations of spatio-temporal hierarchies that temporarily situate Europe ahead of everyone enables the reproduction of Eurocentrism as a system of knowledge.

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