Kübra Gümüşay

Policy Fellow

Kübra Gümüsay is an author and activist writing amongst others for the German newspapers ZEIT, ZEIT Online, and taz. At Das Progressive Zentrum she is a Visiting Fellow in the Programme Future of Democracy. She studied political science in Hamburg and London and initiated various campaigns such as the anti-racist campaign #SchauHin, the feminist association #Ausnahmslos and the campaign „Organisierte Liebe“ (Organised Love) against internet-based hate. Her blog ein-fremdwoerterbuch.com has been nominated for the Grimme Online Award. She was named a Top 30 under 30 in Europe by Forbes Magazine. According to the Deutschlandradio she is one of the key thinkers on Islam in Germany.


Selected Publications

Gümüşay, Kübra, 2017. Der Rest war Schweigen. Cover-Story of bref Magazine no. 9
Gümüşay, Kübra, 2014. Neue Medien – Neuer Zugang zu Feminismen, chapter in “Feminismen heute, Positionen in Theorie und Praxis”, Yvonne Franke / Kati Mozygemba / Kathleen Pöge / Bettina Ritter / Dagmar Venohr (eds), Transcript Verlag
Gümüşay, Kübra, 2014. Das Feuer entzünden, chapter in “Geschichten aus Deutschland. Biografische Betrachtungen aus der Migrationsgesellschaft”, Aktion Sühnezeichen Frieden
Gümüsay, Kübra, 2011. Auf Mitleidstour, chapter in “Manifest der Vielen”, Hilal Sezgin (ed). Berlin: Blumenbar Verlag.
Yücel, Kübra, 2009. Co-author of 3 chapters in “Skandal! Die Macht öffentlicher Empörung”, Prof. Pörksen, Bernhard and Jens Bergmann (eds), Hamburg: Halem Verlag.



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