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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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.
On 1 February 2017, Evelyn is delivering a lecture on Data Politics at the Media Studies Department, University of Bayreuth, DE. She will speak about how data politics involves struggles in the shaping and making of the Internet and the data that it generates and what this means for data rights. The lecture is a prelude to an[…]
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[…]
Funda Ustek gave a talk at South Eastern European Studies at Oxford University (SEESOX) workshop titled: “Turkey’s turmoil and the West’s conundrum:How should Europe and the US approach post-coup Turkey?”. She addressed the topic of Authoritarianism and Human Rights Violations in Turkey, focusing on violations of academic freedom.
Funda Ustek presented a paper from her PhD titled “Choosing to be “Invisible”, Dying to become ‘Visible’: The (non)organisation of domestic workers in Turkey” at a conference jointly organised by Consortium for European Symposia on Turkey (CEST) and Centre de recherches internationales (CERI) at SciencesPo in Paris, 1-2 December 2016. Full conference programme can be reached here.[…]