Çiçek Tanlı is a PhD candidate at the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture at Justus Liebig University Giessen. She also works at the chair of General Sociology as the coordinator of the Research Network in Queer Studies, Decolonial Feminisms and Cultural Transformations. She received her BA in Sociology from Boğaziçi University and MA in Cultural Studies from Sabancı University. Her doctoral project scrutinizes the daily struggles of immigrant divorced mothers from Turkey in Germany through their individual narratives. She approaches daily struggles, which are often perceived as structural or personal problems as well as cultural problems of being Turkish and/or Muslim, within a framework of the violence of everyday life. Her research interests include divorce, gender, the violence of everyday life, feminist ethnography, affect and emotions.