Nergis Canefe

Nergis Canefe



  • SJD candidate (2005-2008), Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada
    (supervisory committee: Craig Scott, Les Jacobs, Harry Arthurs)
  • Ph.D (1998), Department of Social and Political Thought, York University, Canada
    --on maternity leave between October 1996 and September 1997--
  • MA (1991) Department of Sociology, State University of New York at Binghamton, USA
  • MA course-work (1988-89) Department of History (Ottoman History specialization), Boğazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • BA (1988) with special honours, Department of Sociology, Boğazici University, Istanbul, Turkey


  • Graduate Diploma for Jewish Studies (currently enrolled)
  • Graduate Diploma in Refugee and Migration Studies, York University
  • Certified Training on Human Rights Abuses Documentation and Research
  • Training in Archival Research (Institute of Historical Studies, University of London, UK)


  • Turkish (native), English (fluent/second language), French (reading skills)
    Ottoman Turkish in Arabic Script (intermediate), Greek (beginner),
    Biblical Hebrew (intermediate)