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Publication

>>> An old piece of mine from MetroGastro got republished with minor edits on Vedat Milor’s Mizanplas. Follow the link in the tweet below for the whole piece.
Enjoy!!

Talk

>>>I will be talking about the complexities and contradictions of Slow Food, aggrandizing of ‘traditional’, ‘slow’ cuisines and the latent exploitation of women’s reproductive labour in the domestic sphere as a part of Yerel ve Kırsal Kalkınma Uzmanlık Eğitimi Sertifika Programı at the Ozyegin University.

For the full program, see HERE.

Publication

>>>SEV magazine talked to me for their summer 2019 issue.

Follow the link below the read the whole interview. We discussed food, food politics, sustainability and gastronomy.

“Gıda siyasi bir alandır”

SEV Connect – Yaz 2019

Conference

Association for the Study of Food and Society and the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society 2019 Conference
Theme: Finding Home in the “Wilderness”: Explorations in Belonging in Circumpolar Food Systems Explorations in Belonging in Circumpolar Food Systems
Location: Anchorage, Alaska, USA, June 26-29, 2019
Panel: Food, Hunger and Charity (Theme: The Food System: Access, Availability, and Utilization)
The Deserving Subjects: Subject-Formation in Istanbul’s Food Banks
Link: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/programs/ASFS/schedule/ms1-food-hunger-and-charity.cshtml

Publication

>>>This time I wrote specifically for Mr. Milor’s Mizanplas:

Publication

>>>One of my previously published essays is now featured in Vedat Milör’s Mizanplas.com. For those of you who want to read it, here is the link

Publication

>>>I made it to the cover of Yemek ve Kültür again. My piece in this issue is the first of a series of articles that will explore provisioning mechanisms of the urban poor in Istanbul, the food banks and other institutions, networks and charities aimed at ‘feeding the hungry’. 

Dünyayı açlıktan kurtarmak için üç modelCandan Türkkan'ın yazısı kış sayımızda"Eğer hiç New York ya da San Francisco…

Posted by Yemek ve Kültür Dergisi on Thursday, January 17, 2019

Conference

I was at the Sustainable Food Conference at Fairmont Quasar Istanbul.
Well-worth checking out!
Were you there? Have we met? Shoot me an email <candanturkkan@gmail.com> and lets get back in touch!

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>>>I made to the cover of Yemek ve Kültür, food & culture quarterly from Turkey.
I am proud to be writing in such a respected journal with major names from the field. See my piece on the political economy of technological solutions to food scarcity and abundance problems at Yemek ve Kültür fall 2018 issue!

Publication

>>>Recently Published:
Candan Turkkan (2018) Feeding the global city: urban transformation and urban food supply chain in 21st-century Istanbul, Journal of Urbanism: International Research on Placemaking and Urban Sustainability,DOI: 10.1080/17549175.2018.1515785

Conference

Western Political Science Association 2018 Annual Meeting
Section 16: Political Thought: Historical Approaches
Panel 16.05: Rights, Foundings, and the Limits of Sovereignty
Provisioning the City, Feeding the Body Politic: Limits of Classical Sovereignty 
Friday, March 30, 2018, 8:00 – 9:45 AM

Talk

An Embodied Leviathan: Conceptualizing Sovereignty through the Provisioning of Ottoman Istanbul 

Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change, University of Minnesota Twin Cities; Feb. 9, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA