Rohat Akcakaya

Peking University and London School of Economics

Programs: Society, Culture & PoliticsRegions: Germany, United StatesCategory: Analysis, Podcast

Rohat Akcakaya is a student in the double degree program “Public Administration & Government” at Peking University and the London School of Economics and Politics. As the son of two hearing-impaired parents and with his Turkish and Kurdish migration history, he took responsibility for his family and his home region at an early age and got involved socio-politically in student groups, a soccer club, and religious institutions. In addition to his experience abroad in foundations and universities in Beijing, Istanbul, Tel Aviv, and London, he also founded his own sports clubs and community initiatives and worked as an advisor to local authorities and associations to promote an inclusive society.

Recent Content


Glendale & Memmingen

Reflections on Social Divisions & Questions of Identity in Germany and the United States In September 2022 and March 2023, the third cohort of the AGI Social Divisions and Questions …

Episode 71: Economic Boom, Income Disparity, and Climate Change in Glendale, AZ

On this episode of The Zeitgeist, AGI President Jeff Rathke talks with participants in the AGI project on social divisions in Germany and the United States, which recently visited Glendale, …