Being a Syrian Student in Northern Cyprus: An Ethnographic Study

Being a Syrian Student in Northern Cyprus: An Ethnographic Study

 Yıl 2022, Cilt 2, Sayı 1, 22 – 40, 31.03.2022

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This ethnographic study aims to examine Syrian students’ various experiences with belonging and identity while studying at Eastern Mediterranean University. The main objective of this study, which consists of the experiences of a sample group of students, is to examine in detail the subject of belonging and identity. The model of the study is ethnographic research, one of the qualitative research methods. Ten Syrian students participated in the fieldwork. The interviews were analyzed with a thematic analysis approach. As a result of the study, we see that Syrian students emphasize the similarities between the TRNC and Syria, such as food and climatic structure. However, in addition to this positive similarity, we found that differences in language and culture stressed the students. The relationship between Syrian culture and some of the variables, about both belonging and identity, is examined in detail and the results are given in the light of the literature as a result of this study.

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Konular Siyasi Bilimler
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Yazarlar

Ayşen KOVAN  Bu kişi benim (Sorumlu Yazar)
ATATURK UNIVERSITY
0000-0002-4702-2675
Türkiye


Münevver USTA  Bu kişi benim
University of Göttingen,
0000-0003-1153-2486
Germany

Erken Görünüm Tarihi 31 Mart 2022
Yayımlanma Tarihi 31 Mart 2022
Yayınlandığı Sayı Yıl 2022, Cilt 2, Sayı 1

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