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Onur’s background is in interdisciplinary social sciences, with a BA in Sociology and History (University of Toronto), an MA in Social and Political Thought (University of Sussex), and a PhD in Politics and International Studies (University of Birmingham). 

Research Interests

Onur is an interdisciplinary sociologist specialising in social theory and contemporary political philosophy. His interests include Western Marxism, temporality, left party politics and social movements. He primarily focuses on questions of social and political transition in general, and the prospects of ‘post-neoliberal’ transition in particular.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Rethinking Marxist Approaches to Transition: A Theory of Temporal Dislocation, University of Birmingham

Sept 2015Jan 2020

Award Date: 31 Jan 2020

Master, Social and Political Thought, University of Sussex

Sept 2014Sept 2015

Award Date: 1 Sept 2015

Bachelor, Major: Sociology, History Minor: Spanish, University of Toronto

Sept 2010Sept 2014

Award Date: 1 Jun 2014


  • HM Sociology
  • JC Political theory
  • HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism


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