Dennis is a Senior Fellow of the Berlin Fellowship of 2019 and a graduate student of Public Administration and Human Rights at Central European University in Vienna. He was born and raised in a Turkish-German working class household in Hanover. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Zeppelin University and spent one semester at Boğaziçi Universitesi in Istanbul. Dennis has worked for the German Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency and for European Alternatives. His interests and expertise lie at the intersection of fundamental rights and economic rights in Europe. He is currently writing his Master’s thesis as a Student Consultant for the European Labour Authority, researching the human rights challenges and needs of mobile workers in the EU and the Western Balkans. He has been serving as a member of the board of Humanity in Action Germany since 2021.
Updated June 2021
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We thank the Landecker Democracy Fellowship Admissions Committee 2022
Thank You to the 2022 Landecker Democracy Fellowship Admissions Committee for the Landecker Democracy Fellowship 2022/23. From August to September, 2022 members of the Admissions Committee read over 150 applications and interviewed more than 90 finalists.
We thank the Landecker Democracy Fellowship Admissions Committee 2021
We thank the members of our Admissions Committee for the Landecker Democracy Fellowship 2021/22. From August to September, 2021 members of the Admissions Committee read over 150 applications and interviewed more than 90 finalists.
Community Organizing Workshops
Berlin Fellow Dennis Enßlen organized workshop series for political leaders on topics of community organizing and gaining base power in the face of cynicism.
Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya and Fellow Dennis Enßlen featured participants at Z2X
Congratulations to Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya and Fellow Dennis Enßlen for their featured participation in Z2X!
Mentoring Program: Kick-Off Event
Today we are launching our new mentoring program for the Action Projects of our 2019 Fellows.
Humanity in Action Germany Announces the 2019 German Fellows Cohort
From a competitive pool of applicants, 15 Fellows from Germany were selected to join the 2019 Humanity in Action Fellows cohort.