Conferences & Talks

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>>> I was moderating the Webinar “Geçmişten Günümüze İstanbul’un Yemek Kültürü ve Gıda Tedariği” .

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>>> I was moderating “12th Sustainability Talks” with our guest Prof. Mustafa Koç from Ryerson University. You can check the details by clicking here

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>>>I was talking about the “Politics of Life and Death at Istanbul’s Food Banks” in Orient Institut Istanbul (pretty depressing stuff, TBH, but interesting nonetheless)

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>>>I was talking about databases vis-a-vis food banks and precarity in ODTU Tekpol 2019 (Middle East Technical University) (seriously, is there/can there be a non-/dis-/a-political database??? Or are they ‘merely’ tools/technologies of domination???)

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>>> I was moderating the World Food Day Conference, 16 October 2019, Ozyeğin University. (very interesting presentations. let me know if you want to know more about it!!)

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>>> I was at 2nd International Symposium on Men and Masculinities / Masculinities: Challenges and Possibilities in Troubling Times in Ozyegin University.

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>>> I was 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.

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>>> I was talking about the uses of databases by local state agencies to grant and deny access to food banks in İstanbul Technical University Ayazağa Campus as a part of STS TURKEY 2019.

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

Ekofest 2019

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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

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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!

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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

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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

Selected Talks

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

Unbounding Ethnography

University of Massachusetts Amherst Department of Sociology; Nov. 4, 2016, Amherst, MA, USA

Advanced Feminist Certificate Graduate Student Conference

Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies University of Massachusetts Amherst; April 24, 2014, Amherst, MA, USA

 Cultures of Resistance: Social Movements, Collective Action and Civil Society

Sociology Student Association of the New School for Social Research; April 2, 2011, New York, NY, USA