Assist. Prof. Dr. Nil Mutluer completed her PhD with the dissertation ‘Tactics in Between: Gendered Citizenship and Everyday Life of Internally Displaced Kurdish Men in Tarlabaşı, Istanbul’ at the Department of Gender Studies at Central European University in Budapest. She has taught courses on gender, nationalism, urbanisation, migration, communication, and everyday life at Istanbul Bilgi University, Kadir Has University and Fatih. She is the editor of States of Gender: The Intersectional Borders of Gender in Turkey (2008) and States of National: Citizenship and Nationalism, Are We Aware of?(2008). She is also the consultant of the 46th Antalya Golden Orange Award-winning documentary called Me and Nuri Bala (2009) about the life story of the first feminist transvestite stand up artist Esmeray.