Linda Hyökki

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Linda Hyökki
PhD Student, Alliance of Civilizations Institute, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Waqf University (Istanbul, Turkey)
Research Interests:
-Islamophobia Studies
-The Concept of “Other”
-Convert Muslims
-Identity formation
-Translation of religious texts
-Futures Studies
-Language and Identity
-Discourse Analysis
Professional Bio:
Linda studied Language, Culture and Translation at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germersheim), Germany. She has worked as a freelance translator and spent with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) one year as a German teacher at the University of Jordan, Amman. In 2014 she enrolled as a PhD student at the Alliance of Civilizations Institute in Istanbul. Currently she is working on a qualitative research on Islamophobia as a lived experience among Finnish convert Muslims. In addition to her native language Finnish, she speaks English, German, Swedish and Turkish and reads French.
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