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Mehmet Ali Üzelgün

Postdoctoral Researcher, ArgLab, IFILNONA, FCSH-UNL

uzelgun@fsch.unl.pt

 

Academic Degrees

PhD in Psychology. University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), Lisbon, 2014.

Dissertation Title Science and Rhetoric in a Globalizing Public Sphere: Mediating systems of climate change knowledge and action.

Accessible at: https://repositorio.iscte-iul.pt/handle/10071/8839

MSc in Science and Technology Studies. Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, 2007

BA in Psychology. Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, 1997

 

Research interests

Strategic Manoeuvring, Deep disagreements, Presuppositions, Media argumentation, Rhetoric and audience reception, Social representation, Ideology

 

Current research projects

Ecological reasoning and decision making (TUBITAK/0010/2014) - FCT-funded institutional project in ArgLab, FCSH, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Practical argumentation in the European energy and climate debates: Values, argumentative strategies, and discursive representations across Europe. Exploratory grant for international projects awarded by the FCSH (Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities – Universidade Nova de Lisboa) to Marcin Lewinski for the period September 2015 – February 2017

 

Latest publications (selected)

  • Uzelgun, M.A., Levinski, M., & Castro, P. (2016). Favorite battlegrounds of climate action: Arguing about scientific consensus, representing science-society relations. Science Communication, 38, 699-723.
  • Uzelgun, M.A. & Sahin, Ü. (2016). Climate change communication in Turkey. Climate Science: Oxford Research Encyclopedias. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228620.013.466
  • Uzelgun, M.A., & Castro, P. (2016). Dissociating between ‘is’ and ‘ought’:  Recognizing and interpreting positions in climate change controversies. In D. Mohammed & M. Lewinski (Eds.) Argumentation and Reasoned Action: Proceedings of the 1st European Conference on Argumentation (pp. 985-998). London: College Publications.
  • Castro, P., Uzelgun. M. A., & Bertoldo, R. (2016). Climate change activism between weak and strong environmentalism: Advocating social change with moderate argumentation strategies. In. C. Howarth & E. Andreouli (Eds.) The Social Psychology of Everyday politics (pp. 170-188). London: Routledge
  • Uzelgun, M.A. (2015). Sosyal temsil çalısmaları için sistematik bir yontem olarak argüman analizi. Psikoloji Çalısmaları, 35, 71-90.
  • Uzelgun, M.A., Mohammed, D., Levinski, M., & Castro, P. (2015). Managing disagreement through yes, but… constructions: An argumentative analysis. Discourse Studies, 17, 467-484.
  • Uzelgun, M.A. & Castro, P. (2015). Climate change in the mainstream Turkish press: Coverage trends and meaning dimensions in the first attention cycle. Mass Communication and Society, 18, 730-752.
  • Uzelgun, M.A. & Castro, P. (2014). Voice of Science on Climate change in the Mainstream Turkish Press. Environmental Communication: A Journal of Nature and Culture, 8, 316-324.

 

Latest presentations (selected)

  • Uzelgun, M.A. (2017, February). Surviving deep disagreements: The responsibility of media in overcoming Turkey’s intensifying political polarization. Paper presented in Turkey At Critical Crossroads: Dynamic Trajectories For Society, Politics And Culture Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Castro, P. & Uzelgun, M.A. (2016, July). De-legitimizing contentious policies: Representation and argumentation in political debates. Panel organized at the International Society for Political Psychology Conference ‘The Good Society: Prospects for Reason, Communication and Well-being’ Warsaw, Poland.
  • Uzelgun, M.A., & Castro, P. (2015, June). Dissociating between ‘is’ and ‘ought’:  Recognizing and interpreting positions in climate change controversies. Paper presented in 1st European Conference on Argumentation: Argumentation and Reasoned Action, Lisbon, Portugal.

Events

All Events

Klaus Gaertner, September 30, 2020

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | The Untold Story…

September 30, 2020

2nd ERB Project Workshop: Wittgenstein, Nature, and Religion

2nd ERB Project Workshop

July 29, 2020

Dina Mendonça 8 July, 2020

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Why the Situated…

July 08, 2020

Dave Ward, 12 June 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Friendly Sensorimotor Generalists

June 12, 2020

Gloria Andrada (w/Robert Clowes), 3 June, 2020, 15.00h to 16.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Transparency in Extended…

June 02, 2020

Alice Crary, 8 May 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Dehumanization and the Question of Animals

May 08, 2020

Alan Cienki, 17 April 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Pragmatic functions of gesture on different…

April 17, 2020

Catarina Dutilh Novaes, 13 March 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | The role of trust in argumentation

March 13, 2020

Two-day Masterclass on Wittgenstein’s Epistemology of Religion

ERB Masterclass 2020

February 26, 2020

Fabrizia Garavaglia, 19 February, 2020, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | A situated approach…

February 19, 2020

Florian Franken Figueiredo, 14 Feb 2020, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Philosophy for Children and the Socratic…

February 14, 2020

Abraham Sapién, 22 January, 2020, 12.00h to 13.00

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | The Structure of…

January 22, 2020

DISARGUE Workshop 19-20 Dec 2019

THE INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE DISCURSIVE MANAGEMENT OF POLITICAL DISAGREEMENT

December 19, 2019

Hili Razinsky, 11 December, 2019, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Interpersonal communication and…

December 11, 2019

Herman Cappelen, 6 December 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | Conceptual Engineering: Under our Control?

December 06, 2019

Dima Mohammed, 15 Nov 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "Discursive depoliticisation: From argumentation to explanation"

November 15, 2019

Rob Vinten, 6 Nov, 2019, 12.00h to 13.00h

Lisbon Mind & Reasoning RIP Seminar | Wittgenstein, Buddhism, and…

November 06, 2019

Vito Evola, 11 October 2019, 11h

ArgLab Research Colloquium | "More than words: Worldmaking and stancetaking…

October 11, 2019

Institutions

IFIL FCSH/NOVA
Faculdade de Direito Universidade Nova de Lisboa
FCSH
UNL
FCT