Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Dr Zeliha Gul Inanc

Lecturer, School of Art, Design and Media

Email: ginanc@ntu.edu.sg
Phone: +65 65138241
Office: ART 04 28
Dr Zeliha Gul Inanc

Biography
Dr. Gül İnanç is a lecturer at School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Her areas of interest and expertise include: modern diplomatic history of West Asia, prosopographical research on Turkish diplomats, history education and intercultural education for peace. She has three books and various articles on Turkish diplomatic history. Her recent published work focuses mostly on history education for secondary schools, intercultural and global cultural heritage education for peace and conflict resolution.

In 2004 she headed the team which re-wrote the history text book (3rd Vol) for high school education in North Cyprus. In 2007 she was the first Turkish scholar to teach simultaneously at the University of Cyprus (the Greek Cypriot state university) and Eastern Mediterranean University (Turkish Cypriot state university). Her current projects include creating student activity books/animated films/story books promoting global cultural heritage, deciphering the codes of contemporary religious art in the interfaith contexts and working with UNESCO on writing teacher’s source books for ASEAN countries.

She is the founding director of OUR-Open Universities for Refugees. www.initiativeour.org
She has been received Koh Boon Hwee Scholar Award in 2016.
Research Interests
Contemporary Religious Art and Architecture
Intercultural Education for Peace and Conflict Resolution
Cultural Heritage Education
Refugee Studies- Higher Education Access for the Refugee Youth
Selected Publications
  • Lucy Bailey and Gul Inanc. (2018). Access to Higher Education Refugee Stories from Malaysia..

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