Born in Turkey. Lives and works in Odense, Denmark
Mehmet Ümit Necef is a Senior Lecturer, Ph.D. at the Department of Contemporary Middle East Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Educated as a Cultural Anthropologist at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Among other things, Necef's areas of research include: the aesthetization and eroticization of immigrants from the Third World, the kitschification of immigrants and Muslims, the role of immigrants in Danish cinema, the joys of Orientalism and Occidentalism, sexuality and cultural change. Necef is currently working on a book with the working title Being in Cosmopolis.
Contribution: Participates with the essay “Pull a Muslim!” in Station 4: The Book.