Ethnomusicologist, Mimar Sinan Fine Art University
Evrim Hikmet Öğüt has completed her PhD in Ethnomusicology at Istanbul Technical University Centre for Advanced Studies in Music (MIAM) with a dissertation titled “Music in Transit: Musical Practices of the Chaldean-Iraqi Migrants in Istanbul”. 
She has completed her undergraduate studies and master’s program at Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (MSGSU) Department of Musicology. Her master thesis is on the relation between contemporary music and contemporary poetry. She currently teaches at MSGSU Ethnomusicology program. Her current research focuses on the musical practices of Syrian musicians in Turkey; her video project on the issue is available at www.soundsbeyondtheborder.org.