Asli Telli Aydemir

Associate Professor

+49 271 7403063

  • digital networks and cultures
  • platform labor and urban commons
  • critical issue mapping
  • social network data analysis
  • participatory technologies

  • New monograph contract (Signed for publication in 2021). Title: Issue Mapping as Critical Methodology in Grounded Action Research. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften: Berlin
  • Telli Aydemir, A. “Media as Hyper-Social and Activists as Critical Generators in Contemporary Turkey”. Joost Jongerden (ed.) Routledge Series on Contemporary Turkey, Routledge, UK. Accepted for publication in 2020
  • Telli Aydemir, A. Dogan, A. E. and Beqo, G.I. “Identitarianism vs New Senses of Belonging: A Comparative Study on Kurdish/Turkish Diasporic Communities in Germany and Italy”, Dalia Abdelhadi and Ramy Aly (eds.), Routledge Handbook on Middle Eastern Diasporas, Routledge: UK. Accepted for publication in 2020

Peer-Reviewed Articles (most recent)

  • Scientific feature: Mapping Freedom in Academia. Research Outreach special issue Jan 2020. See:
  • Telli Aydemir, A. „Fight or Flight: Voicing Dissent on Campus“. BdWi Wissenschaft von Rechts II. Studienheft 12. January 2020
  • Book Review: Akama, Yoko; Pink, Sarah; Sumartojo, Shanti. 2018. Uncertainty & Possibility: New Approaches to Future Making in Design Anthropology. Bloomsbury Publishing. Manuscript ID SAAS-19-013-BR . Social Anthropology. Iss. 27/3. 2019
  • Telli Aydemir, A. “Criminalizing Hope for Peace”. Forum Wissenschaft. issue 1/2019. See:


  • Telli-Aydemir, A. The Infinite City: Politics of Speed. Dresden & New York: Atropos Press. September 2009
    (most recent)

  • “Right populisms against diversity in campus”, Workshop on Precarity, Mittelbau and Lack of Diversity, organized by Academics for Peace, Goethe Uni-Frankfurt and GEW Hessen, Frankfurt: 24-25 May 2019
  • “Academic freedoms and digital socialities for Peace”, Plenary speaker at SESAMO annual conference, 31 Jan-2 Feb 2019, Uni-Turin, Italy
  • “Digital Mapping of Support Networks for at-Risk Scholars in Europe”, Project presentation at Academy in Exile Congress, KWI-Uni Duisburg-Essen, 17-18 October 2018
  • “Mediated Right Populisms and its Impacts on Turkish Origin Migrants in Europe”, expert workshop in Köln, 19 May 2018 and 10 November 2018 in Duisburg (organizer and principal rapporteur from earlier citizen workshop at Uni-Siegen in December, 2017)
  • “Mapping of Support Networks and Funds for at-Risk Scholars: Case of Turkey„, Platform launch workshop, Mundo-B, Brussels, 20 June 2018 (organizer and lead researcher)
  • “Support Networks and Funds for Scholars At Risk: A Digital Mapping Project”, Expert workshop at the European Parliament, 31 January 2018 (organizer and lead researcher)
  • “State of Exception and Autocratic Censorship of the Web”, 34th CCC Congress in Leipzig, 27-30 December, 2017
  • 2017 Platform Studies through Interface: Mapping Support Networks for at risk scholars”: Digital mapping effort to analyze diversified support networks and funds attributed to at-risk scholars (part of Off-University backbone).Two interim reports completed. Work-in-progress on sustainability, collaborative network mapping and community development. See:
  • 2018 Empirical research project through fieldwork set-up of NRW Mobile Solidarity Academy, initiative for citizen workshops reflecting impact of right populisms on migrant populations in Europe (AvH funding in collaboration with KulturForum Köln, Tüday e.V. and Academy in Exile) See:
    • Hybrid methodologies in social scientific studies (PhD/Promotion)
    • Digital Media and Culture (BA, MA und MfA)
    • Digital Communities and Urban Networks (MA)
    • Mediated Arts Research and Methods (MA)
    • Theories of Mass Media and Communication (BA)
    • Visual Communication and Design (BA)
    • Multimedia Journalism (BA)
    • Media Arts Management (BA)