Islamic Thought and
Social Inquiry

Our Team

Prof. Recep Şentürk  


Project Leader

✉ recep.senturk@ihu.edu.tr

Prof. Şentürk holds a PhD from Columbia University, Department of Sociology (1998), and specializes in civilization studies, sociology of knowledge, human rights and Islamic studies with a focus on social networks, human rights, and modernization in the Muslim world. Among his books are in English, Narrative Social Structure: Hadith Transmission Network 610-1505 (2005); Malcolm X The Struggle for Human Rights (2019), Comparative Theories and Methods (2020), Human Rights In The Ottoman Reform: Foundations, Motivations And Formations (2020) and in Turkish; Modernization and Social Science in the Muslim World: A Comparison between Turkey and Egypt (2006); Ibn Khaldun: Contemporary Readings (2007); Open Civilization: Towards a Multi-Civilizational Society and World (2010); Human Rights are due for Humanity (2021). Prof. Şentürk’s work has been translated into Arabic, Japanese and Spanish.

Danish Naeem


Co-leader and Coordinator

✉ danish.naeem@ibnhaldun.edu.tr

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Alparslan Açıkgenç


Project Consultant

✉ alparslan.acikgenc@ihu.edu.tr

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Naoki Yamamoto


Project Consultant

✉ naoki.yamamoto@ihu.edu.tr

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Önder Küçükural


Project Consultant

✉ onder.kucukural@ihu.edu.tr

Ayaz Asadov


Project Researcher

✉ ayaz.asadov@ibnhaldun.edu.tr

Léonard Faytre


Project Researcher

✉ leonardfaytre@ibnhaldun.edu.tr

Seda Özalkan


Project Researcher

✉ seda.ozalkan@ibnhaldun.edu.tr

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