Güneş Daşlı

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  • Ph.D Researcher, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS)
  • DAAD scholarship holder
  • Researcher, DEMOS / Research Center for Peace, Democracy and Alternative Politics, Ankara, Turkey
  • Dissertation title: "Local Approach to Transitional Justice in Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict"


  • Currently Ph.D student in Reconciliation Studies at JCRS, Jena University, Germany
  • 2017 Master Degree in Political Science at Ankara University, Turkey. The title of my dissertation: Collective Memory and Mass Graves: Experiences from Turkey and Spain.
  • 2005 Bachelor Degree in Econometrics/Statistics at Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
Research Interests
  • Transitional Justice
  • Bottom-up peace-building
  • Gender and Feminist Analysis
  • Collective memory and agency
  • Reconciliation
  • Quantitative Methods (Statistics)
  • Kurdish Conflict
  • Turkish, English, and German 
  • WS 2021/22: Teaching the course “Transitional Justice” at Jena University
  • SS 2021: Teaching the course “Conflict, Gender and Peace” at Jena University
  • 2010-2017 Political Advisor, Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM),
  • 2013-2014 worked for the "Researching Ways of Social Peace and Evaluating the Commission on the Conflict Resolution Process," Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM), Ankara, Turkey
Select Events
  • 6-7 July 2021, Loughborough University, UK, Virtual Conference of Interdisciplinary Perspective in Transitional Justice, “Transitional justice from below in the context of the Kurdish conflict”
  • 27 May 2021, Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS, Germany) Colombian Days, “Gendering Peace: The Experience of Colombia and Turkey”
  • 26 April 2021, Marburg University, Germany, Center for Conflict Studies, Colloquium: “Transitional Justice From Below in the Context of the Kurdish Conflict”the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey”
  • 5 February 2021, University of Sheffield, UK, International Transformative Justice Network, “Work in Progress” Workshop: “Working for Justice Against the Centralized State in the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey”
  • 8 June 2020, Jena, Germany. Center for Reconciliation Studies (JCRS): “Local Restorative Justice Practices of Kurdish in Turkey"
  • 19-20 February 2020, Frankfurt, Germany. Goethe University, Critical Memory and Human Rights Second Annual Workshop: "Grassroots Memorialization in Transitional Justice: The Case of the Kurdish Conflict”
  • 1 December 2018, Diyarbakır, Turkey. Human Rights Association, Human Rights Academy Annual Workshop: “Peace and Gender: The Colombian Peace Process”
  • 5-6 May 2017, Istanbul, Turkey. Sabancı University. Women and Peace Conference: “Women’s Struggle for Peace: Experiences from the World”
  • 12 October 2017, Ankara, Turkey. Hacettepe University. Presentation in Colloquium: "Collective Memory and Mass Graves: Experiences from Spain and Turkey"

Organized Events

  • May 13-14, 2017, International Conference: Women’s Peace Struggle: Serbia, Kosovo and Turkey, DEMOS Research Center, Istanbul, Turkey
  • May 9-10 2015, Women’s Role and Negotiation and Peace Process in Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey
  • June 24, 2012, Regional Conference: Women’s Resolving Conflict Through Dialogue and Negotiation, Socialist International Women Regional Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey
Select Publications

Daşlı, Güneş and Alıcı, Nisan, Bor, Güley. From Converging Roads to Narrowing Grounds: The Struggle for Peace by LGBTI+ and Women’s Organizations in Turkey, 21.09.2021, DEMOS Research Association, Ankara.

  •  Research Books/Report

Daşlı, Güneş, Alici, Nisan, and Figueras, P J., Peace and Gender: The Colombian Peace Process, 2018. DEMOS Research Center, Ankara, Turkey

Daşlı, Güneş, Alici, Nisan, Womens for Peace: Experiences from Serbia, Kosovo, Sri Lanka and Syria, 2016. DEMOS Research Center, Ankara, Turkey

  • Edited Books

Daşlı, Güneş and Alici, Nisan, Barış ve Toplumsal Cinsiyet: Hakikat, Geçiş Dönemi Adaleti ve Hafıza, (Peace and Gender: Truth, Transitional Justice and Memory), Dipnot Yayınları, 2019.

  • Book Chapters

Daşlı, Güneş. Kolombiya ve Geçiş Dönemi Adaleti: Kalıcı bir Barışa Doğru mu? in Latin Amerika Çalışmaları, İletişim Yayınları, Dec 2020, in Turkish.

  • Blogs

Alıcı, Nisan, Bor, Güley and Daşlı, Güneş. Turkey’s missing WPS agenda and implications for the COVID-19 pandemicExternal link, published on 28 May 2020, LSE WPS blog website