Alanur Çavlin-Bozbeyoğlu

2009-2010, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's University

Alanur Çavlin-Bozbeyoğlu was a postdoctoral fellow at the Surveilance Studies Centre from 2009-2011. Her major interest is state surveillance related to data gathering systems - namely population censuses, registration systems and identification systems - and their relationship with neoliberal transformation and citizenship regimes.

Alanur's research includes a post-doctoral project on population censuses and registration system, funded by the Turkish Academia of Sciences. She also coordinated research activities for an OPC project titled ‘The Private Sector, National Security and Personal Data: An assessment of private sector involvement in airport and border security in Canada’.

Following her B.S. in Sociology (Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey), Alanur gained her M.A. and PhD degrees in Demography (Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies, Ankara, Turkey). She has taught several courses in demography and social policy.

Alanur's current work include articles on electronic ID card systems, census questionnaires, registration systems, ethnic/religious minorities’ presentation and monitoring, and camera surveillance in Turkey.