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Funda Ustek publishes a book chapter on Turkish Drama Series and their role in Reframing Womanhood in Turkey

 Funda Ustek’s chapter (with Oguz Alyanak) titled “The ‘Unique Blend’: Reframing Womanhood through Turkish Drama Series” is published in Caroline B. Brettell & Carolyn F. Sargent’s recent edited volume: Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective. The book is now available on Routledge’s website and other retailers.

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Funda Ustek-Spilda writes for the Political and Legal Anthropology Blog

Funda Ustek-Spilda contributes to the Political and Legal Anthropology blog with Oguz Alyanak from Washington University in St. Louis, with an article titled: “Is it Over? On the Melancholy of Lost Hope”. They address the “melancholy of lost hope” that has set in for many following the recent constitutional referendum in Turkey. Ustek-Spilda and Alyanak[…]

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CISP Salon 2016/17 Review: STS Then and Now

Throughout the history of the Centre for Invention and Social Process at Goldsmiths, the CISP Salon has been a venue for academic discussion across disciplines, with an evolving format decided according to the needs of the science and technology studies (STS) community by a rotating group of organisers. During the 2016 Autumn and 2017 Spring[…]

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ARITHMUS participating in programme at Tate Exchange on ‘Who are we?’

ARITHMUS is part of a six-day cross-platform event, spanning the visual arts, film, photography, design, architecture, the spoken and written word and live art. The event, Who Are We? is curated and produced by Tate Exchange Associates, and taking place from 14-19 March 2017 at the new Tate Exchange building.  Who Are We? reflects on identity, belonging, migration and citizenship[…]

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Essay on ‘The Other Davos’ by Evelyn Ruppert

After attending the World Economic Forum as part of an European Research Council delegation, Evelyn Ruppert published an essay recounting her experience in the journal, Sociological Review. The essay is a reflection on the complexities, contradictions and differences that get lost in generalized accounts of such gatherings.    

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Evelyn Ruppert presenting at the ERC Ideas Lab at the World Economic Forum

Evelyn Ruppert is part of the ERC delegation led by President Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon and which includes 9 ERC grantees. She is one of the three grantees who will speak at the ERC Ideas Lab session, “The Science of Social Cohesion“, on 18 January.  Evelyn will be speaking on ‘Enabling digitally inclusive societies.’ She is also participating on a panel[…]