Conference Program

Hour04 May 2021 - TuesdayHour05 May 2021 - Wednesday
09:00 - 09:15

Opening Speech

Simla Ayşe Doğangün & Aslı Telseren Ömeroğlu

10:30 - 11:30

Session 4

Chair : Simla Ayşe Doğangün
- Hendrik Bullens (Forgotten, Ignored, Denied: The Evolution-, (Pre-)History- and Culture-Nexus in Human Mobility and Forced Mass Migratio)

- Pieter Verstraete (Being Permanently Temporary: Affect and Archiving Exiled Lives on the Stage)

- Jülide Karakoç & Duygu Ersoy (Reflections on the Possibility of Voluntary Repatriation)

09:15 - 10:15Keynote Speech: Smadar LAVIE11:30 - 11:40 Break
10:15-10:30Q&A Session11:40 - 12:40

Session 5

Chair : Umut Eldem
- Itır Toksöz (Environmentalism Through Science Fiction)

Sina Güneş (6th Mass Extinction: Human vs. Nature)

10:30 - 11:30

Session 1

Chair : Nazlı Beril Özer Tekin
- Sejal Yadav (Understanding the ‘Alternative’ in Contemporary Spaces and Institutions of Performances and Culture in Urban India)

- Rui Oliveira Lopes (Appropriate curatorship and the culture of cultural inclusion)

12:40 - 13:10Wrap-up Session

12:30 - 13:30

Session 2

Chair : Eva Bernard
- Simla Ayşe Doğangün (Critical Geopoetics and Modernity in Heart of Darkness and Season of Migration to the North)
- Dicle Koylan (Conceptualizing the City as a Desiring Machine)
- Ayşe Duygu Yavuz (Women’s Existence Through Representations of Space in Works of Adalet Ağaoğlu and Michael Cunningham)

13:30 - 13:40Break

13:40 - 14:40

Session 3

Chair : Gülay Gülpınar Özoran
- Dimitra Laurence Larochelle (Transnational soap operas as an opportunity for intercultural communication: the reception of Turkish soap-operas by Greeks)

- Muhammad Ali (Darkness Inside Out: Studying the Smoggy On-screen Look of Pakistani Television Series Akhri Station)

- Aslı Telseren Ömeroğlu (Reading True Crime Stories through Intersectionality: Example of The People v. O.J. Simpson American Crime Story)

End of Sessions


Contact Details and Affiliations :

  • Hendrik Bullens, Eurasian National University,
  • Jülide Karakoç, Altınbaş University,
  • Simla Ayşe Doğangün, Doğuş University,
  • Duygu Ersoy, Altınbaş University,
  • Sina Güneş, Işık University (Part Time),
  • Dicle Koylan, Doğuş University,
  • Rui Oliveira Lopes, University Brunei Darussalam,
  • Aslı Telseren Ömeroğlu, Dogus University / Université de Paris,
  • Itır Toksöz, Doğuş University,
  • Pieter Verstraete, University of Groningen,
  • Sejal Yadav, Jawaharlal Nehru University,
  • Ayşe Duygu Yavuz, Doğuş University,
  • Muhammad Ali, GCU,
  • Dimitra Laurence Larochelle, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle,