The Academy in Exile Council consists of representatives of the Institute for Turkish Studies at the University of Duisburg-Essen, the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, the Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin, and the Freie Universität Berlin. The representatives of these institutions build the infrastructure of Academy in Exile and shape its future.


Professor Kader Konuk
Academy in Exile
Institut für Turkistik
Universität Duisburg-Essen

Professor Volker Heins
Kulturwissenschaftliches Institut Essen (KWI)

Georges Khalil
Forum Transregionale Studien Berlin

Professor Verena Blechinger-Talcott
Freie Universität Berlin

Professor Vanessa Agnew
Critical Thinking Program, Academy in Exile
Universität Duisburg-Essen
The Australian National University