Upcoming Events

Talk

>>>I will be talking about resistance mechanisms lower income Istanbulites use against demographic data collection and decision-making vis-a-vis granting/denying access to food banks by state agencies at Tekpol Pizza Seminars ODTÜ. To see full program:

Odtü Tekpol Pizza Seminerleri 2019

Talk

>>> I will be moderating the World Food Day Conference, 16 October 2019, Özyeğin University. To see full schedule :

16 Ekim 2019 Dünya Gıda Günü Konferansı – Türkiye’de Tarım , Gıda ve Değişen/Meyen Pratikler

Publication

>>> One of my Articles published in Yemek ve Kültür, food & culture quarterly from Turkey. (Protein sorunu ya da neden haz için gıdayı korumak istiyorum?)

Conference

>>> I will be at 2nd International Symposium on Men and Masculinities / Masculinities: Challenges and Possibilities in Troubling Times . To see the full program:

2. Uluslararası Erkekler ve Erkeklikler Sempozyumu

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.

Talk

>>> I will be talking about “Food banks in İstanbul” in İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Ayazağa Kampüsü as a part of STS TURKEY 2019.

Talk

>>> I will be talking about “Sovereignty, Safety and Crysis of Food” in Ekofest 2019 Kazdağı. To see the full program:

Ekofest 2019

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!!

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

>>> One of my Articles published in Yemek ve Kültür, food & culture quarterly from Turkey. (Gıda bankalarında toplum kurgusu)

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

Publication

>>>I made to the cover of Yemek ve Kültür again, a food & culture quarterly from Turkey. (Dünyayı açlıktan kurtarmak için üç model)

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!

Publication

>>>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! (Eski dertler, yeni dermanlar ve teknolojik hayaller)
































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

Publication

>>> One of my Articles published in Yemek ve Kültür, food & culture quarterly from Turkey. (İntikam filmlerinden yemek tartışmaları)

Publication

>>> One of my Articles published in Yemek ve Kültür, food & culture quarterly from Turkey.(Et, ot ve sefertasında hayatlar…)

Publication

>>> One of my Articles published in Yemek ve Kültür, food & culture quarterly from Turkey. (İstanbul pazarlarında iş, aş ve toplumsal cinsiyet)

Publication

>>>My analzye about the movie “Spirited Away” by Hayoa Miyazaki, published in Yemek ve Kültür, food & culture quarterly from Turkey. My piece is offering perspectives to understand food depictions of the movie. ( Hayao Miyazaki’nin “Spirited Away” filmindeki yemek tasvirleri )