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Murat Ucoglu


Ucoglu, Murat

  • BA in International Relations, Istanbul Kultur University (2003-2008)
  • Master of Science in Political Studies, Istanbul Technical University, 2009-2012


Capitalism and the City

Year Entered: 2013

Dissertation Title

Formation of the Rent-Seeking Society in Istanbul: Financial Discipline through Housing Market

Comprehensive Areas

  • Capitalism and the City
  • Global Finance and Global Cities
  • Neoliberalism and Everydaylife in Istanbul

Advisory Comittee

  • Anna Agathangelou
  • Roger Keil
  • Stefan Kipfer



Teaching Experience

Course Director:

ENVS 4225 - Urban Sustainability Fall 2017

Conference Organization

MCRI Workshop, Spotlight on Istanbul: Building and Rebuilding the Periphery

December 10-12, 2015. Istanbul.

University Service

FES PhD Admissions Committee Member (2013-14)


Ontario Trillium Scholarship (40.000 CAD Per year)