Turkish Journal of Diaspora Studies

TJDS aspires to broaden and deepen our understanding of diasporas in the worldwide scene and in the Turkish diaspora in particular, including empirically based studies in social sciences, as well as theoretical and historical studies. Intersecting disciplines of humanities in particular, politics, international relations, postcolonial and spatial studies, economics, security, electoral and religious studies, gender and disability studies, digital humanities, nation and identity studies, to name few, TJDS also includes studies about the experiences of people of Turkish origin who have settled abroad for various reasons.

TJDS’s focus of interest includes original studies incorporating research articles, book reviews, scientific translations, review articles, and interviews with experts. TJDS also plans to publish special issue(s) regarding prevalent and emerging topics and themes in the field.

DOI numbers are assigned to all articles published in the journal.

TJDS is part of the Migration Research Foundation’s (GAV) Perspektif Publications, which specializes in migration and diaspora issues. GAV Perspektif Publications has acquired the rights of the following books to be published in Turkish:
Diasporas Concepts, Intersections, Identities, Kim Knott
Human Geopolitics States, Emigrants, and the Rise of Diaspora Institutions, Alan Gamlen;
Parliament and Diaspora in Europe, M. Laguerre
Refugia (Key Ideas), Robin Cohen; Limits of Citizenship: Migrants and Postnational Membership in Europe, Yasemin Nuhoglu Soysal
Freiheit, Gleichheit und Intoleranz, Kai Hafez; Orient- und IslamBilder: Interdisziplinäre Beiträge zu Orientalismus und antimuslimischem Rassismus, Iman Attia

Turkish Journal of Diaspora Studies


The Turkish Journal of Diaspora Studies (TJDS) is a biannual, peer-reviewed academic journal and publishes articles in both English and Turkish. TJDS is motivated to make sufficient space for scholars across the globe who study a challenging subject traversing multiple disciplines and geographic borders. TJDS aims to create a platform in which the topic of diaspora in its broadest meaning finds room for dissenting voices, diachronic and critical perspectives, and dynamic debates from any point of view.