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Students and Alumni

Our students come from various countries, backgrounds and with different research interests, making our study program truly multi-cultural and diverse. Some of them agreed to share their information and feedback. See for yourself!


Current Students

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CURRENT STUDENTS

As for the academic year 2021/2022, there are thirty-nine students currently studying our Gender Studies program in English.



Zuzanna Kiwak



Poland, 1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: queer/ LGBTQIA+ community movements and rights, trans exclusionary feminism and its critique, gender binary discourse, inclusive language, reproductive rights, climatic justice and ecofeminism


e-mail: zuziakiwak AT gmail.com


Asli Tan



Turkey, 1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: gender-based violence, gender oppression, ecofeminism


e-mail: aslittan AT gmail.com


Sibel Melek


Turkey, 1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: sexuality studies, psychological studies on sexuality, cyberspace and digital culture, religious and cultural research in Middle East and Asia, queer theory


e-mail: sibelmelek172 AT gmail.com


Ranu Ghosh



India, 1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: gender, issues in the Middle East


e-mail: ranukotha AT gmail.com


Buğrahan Arsu



Turkey, 1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: queer migration policies, perception of gender, woman as refugees, gender equality in education, sexual identity and children 


e-mail: bugrarsu AT gmail.com


Nuša Muršič


Slovenia, 1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: in what role gender and sexuality play in the international arena, politics and public space, with particular interest in Central Europe and the Balkan region


e-mail: mursicnusa0 AT gmail.com


Jules Lighuen Rodríguez Cantero



1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: historian with an intense interest in literature, using it as a mean for studying identities and power relationships within the context of Imperialism, especially in the 19th century


e-mail: jurocan AT alumni.uv.es


Larisa Forbs


1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: gender sensitive urban landscapes, sexual education as a school subject, psychological help to victims of gender-based violence 


e-mail: forbesschool AT yandex.ru


Tan Andriushchenko



1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: intersection of gender and disability, representation of marginalized bodies and gender identities in media


e-mail: tata91314 AT gmail.com


Nazokat Eshkobilova


Uzbekistan, 1st-year student


Main Academic Interests: self confidence and high education of women and girls in Central Asia


e-mail: corazon_heart AT mail.ru


Nil Deniz Çıdanlı



Turkey, 2nd-year student


Main Academic Interests: queer migration and asylum, queer theory, animal studies, ecofeminism and interspecies climate justice


e-mail: epigonionnn AT gmail.com


Esra Sulhivand



Turkey, 2nd-year student


Main Academic Interests: gender stereotypes, punishing queer sexuality in the age of LGBT rights, gender equality and disability, Syrian women's rights in Turkey 


e-mail: esrasolhivand AT gmail.com


Anna Khamicheva



Russia, 2nd-year student


Main Academic Interests: gender issues, media studies, representation issues and women image in media, feminist approach on future


E-mail: anibraginskaya AT gmail.com


Somayeh Sadat Makian



Iran, 2nd-year student


Previous Study: a bachelor´s degree in Clinical Psychology and a master´s degree in General Psychology at Allameh Tabataba'i University (Tehran, Iran)


I have 14 years of experience in clinical counseling and diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders. My particular interests in gender studies originated from the period when I worked as a psychologist on my Master's thesis from [2007 to 2010] and as a registered member of the Psychology and Counseling Organization of I.R. Iran (PCO) in my private clinic (Ravi Psychology Clinic) in Tehran.


Main Academic Interests: feminist discourse, feminist narratology, feminist Literary Criticism, body, culture, health, gender-sensitive analysis, and history


e-mail: makians AT student.cuni.cz


Faolan Thompson


USA, 2nd-year student


Main Academic Interests: queer & transgender identity/community formation, history of sexuality, history of radical movements


e-mail: faolan.thompson AT gmail.com


Gülşah Kurtar



Turkey, 3rd-year student


Main Academic Interests: Identity politics, nationalism and conservatism, binary gender discourses, gender-based violence


e-mail: gulsah DOT kurtar AT gmail.com


Vasilina Pazdnikova



Russia, 3rd-year student


Main Academic Interests: sex work and sex positivity in feminism, gender and media


e-mail: vasilina DOT pazdnikova AT aauni DOT edu


Melis Kaymak



Turkey, 2nd-year student


Main Academic Interests: psychology and gender, gender development in childhood, feminist therapy


Diploma Thesis: Influence of parents and parental attitudes on children’s gender perception


e-mail: melis.kaymak AT hotmail DOT com


Kifah Dasuka



Israel, 3rd-year student


Diploma Thesis: The Murder of Arab Israeli Women for the Family Honour


e-mail: kifahda87 AT gmail DOT com


Kemal Dinçer



Turkey, 3rd-year student


Main Academic Interests: linguistics, media studies, gender studies

Diploma Thesis: Explanation of Veganism in Terms of Ecofeminism


Lyudmila Sharko


Kazakhstan, 4th-year student


Main Academic Interests: men´s movement, philosophy, visual culture, totalitarianism & propaganda


Diploma Thesis: The Men Movement in Former Soviet Countries


e-mail: pyrexls AT yahoo DOT com


Sebiha Gungor



Turkey, 3rd-year student


Main Academic Interests: gender equality, women in business, feminist theories, international relations, literature (critical discourse analysis),  social behavior,  psychology, history


Diploma Thesis: Ecofeminist analysis of grassroot movements in Turkey


e-mail: gungorsebiha AT gmail DOT com


Mitchell Hoffman


USA, 4th-year student


Main Academic Interests: sexual violence, reproductive justice, eating disorders, human rights



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Briana Roberts



USA, graduated in 2021


Main Academic Interests: gender and nationalism, migration, and war; gender and Czech culture; gender and bisexual identity 


Diploma Thesis: Mapping the Construction of Bisexuality in the Czech Asylum System


e-mail: brianamichelle17 AT gmail DOT com


Çağla Cirikciel



Turkey, graduated in 2021


Main Academic Interests: gender studies, cultural studies, media studies 


Diploma Thesis: Clean City: Discourses, Technologies and Practices of Social Cleansing in Istanbul


e-mail: caglacirikciel AT hotmail DOT com


Maiko Hata



Japan, graduated in 2021


Main Academic Interests: gender relationship and employment, gender and politics, childcare systems


e-mail: maikohata823 AT gmail.com


Mai Phuong Nguyen



Vietnam, graduated in 2020


Diploma Thesis: Ethnic Identity Among Vietnamese Descendants in The Czech Republic: An Intersectional Analysis of The Lived Experiences


e-mail: maiphuong199532 AT gmail DOT com


Büşra Eti



Turkey, graduated in 2020


Main academic interests: gender and sexuality in the Middle East, Islam and feminism, sexuality in Islamic feminisms 


Diploma Thesis: ‘Leave No One Behind’: The Rhetoric of Equality in the Sustainable Development Goals for Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights for Undocumented Migrants


Özge Okur



Turkey, graduated in 2020


Diploma Thesis: The Importance of Religion and Spirituality in Feminist Science Fiction Literature


e-mail: ozgekaracaokur AT gmail DOT com


Elisabeth Pedersen



USA, graduated in 2020


Diploma Thesis: Autobiography, Subjectivity and Agency: The Long Loneliness od Dorothy Day


e-mail: Lisabethflow AT gmail DOT com


Lidia Talalyan



Armenia, graduated in 2020


Diploma Thesis: The Institution of Marriage in Armenia from Gender Perspective


e-mail: lidiatalalyan AT gmail DOT com


Ramil Zamanov



Azerbaijan, graduated in 2020


Diploma Thesis: Gender, ethnicity and peacebuilding in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict


Ramil started his PhD studies in 2020 at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University. His doctoral thesis project is titled Queer and Marginalised Masculinities in Azerbaijan


e-mail: ramilelkhanzamanov AT gmail DOT com


Ebenezer Acheaw Osei-Owusu



Ghana, graduated in 2021


Diploma Thesis: Widowhood Rites of Asantes of Ghana (Case Study: Kwadaso, Ejisu Sekyere East)


e-mail: ebenoseiowusu AT yahoo DOT com







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