Assist. Prof.

Alper Bilgili

Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi Sosyoloji
Alper Bilgili is a sociologist specialized in sociology of science, political sociology and sociology of religion. Currently he focused his studies on the relationship between religion and science. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Political Science and International Relations from Boğaziçi University, and his Ph.D. in sociology from Istanbul University. He was formerly a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Leeds, in the School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science. Bilgili delivered several courses on science. He also took part in projects on Islam in the Turkish context, including the project on the Turkish Directorate of Religious Affairs which was funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the project which analysed subjective well-being, religiosity and perceived health in Turkey. Bilgili’s recent article titled “An Ottoman response to Darwinism: İsmail Fennî on Islam and evolution” was published in the British Journal for the History of Science. Alper Bilgili is a member of the British Society for the History of Science international advisory board.
Doctorate Istanbul University
Master's Degree Boğaziçi University
Undergraduate Boğaziçi University
High School Denizli Anadolu Lisesi
Sociology of Science, Sociology of Knowledge, History of Science, Philosophy of Science, Political Sociology, Sociology of Religion
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