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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!





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!






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


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


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