BCSR Welcomes Berkeley Postdoctoral Fellow in Public Theology Yunus Dogan Telliel

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Yunus Doğan Telliel is the Berkeley Postdoctoral Fellow in Public Theology for the 2017-18 academic year. He recently completed his Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He serves on the steering committees of the “Contemporary Islam” and “Science, Technology, and Religion” program units in the American Academy of Religion. At BCSR, Telliel will be working on a book manuscript, tentatively titled What is the Language of Islam?, in which he examines the politics of secularism and religious difference in Turkey, through the lenses of language and translation. He also has a long-standing interest in debates around science and religion, and will be completing an article charting possible future collaborations between science and technology studies and critical secularism studies.

Welcome Yunus!