Conference Papers, Invited Lectures and Interviews

“Building New Academic Communities in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies in the Near East,” Koç University, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, ANAMED, November 23, 2021. 

“Middle Eastern Feminisms in Conversation: The Turkish & Egyptian Experiences, 1900 – 1935,” Kadir Has University Core Talks, November 9, 2021.

“Türkiye ve Mısırda Karşılaştırmalı Feminist Bellek Oluşumu ve Feminist Literatür: Kazanımlar, Boşluklar, Yamalar,” (Comparative Feminist Heritage in Egypt and Turkey: Achievements, Gaps and Patches) Tarih Vakfı Ankara Tartışmaları, April 23, 2021.

 

“Mapping the Field: Historicizing Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in Turkey and the Near East,” Mapping Gender in the Near East: What’s New and What’s Ahead in Ottoman and Turkish Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies,” December 9-10, 2020.

 

“Diverging Geneologies and Conflicting Trajectories of Feminism in Egypt and Turkey from the Late Ottoman Empire into the 1930s,” Orient-Institut Istanbul, OII, November 4, 2020.

 

“Comparative Secular-Islamic Patterns in the Egyptian and Ottoman, later Turkish, Feminist Discourse,” Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, SRII, October 15, 2020.

 

“Comparative Feminisms: Secular and Religious Discourses in the Egyptian and Turkish Women’s Movements, 1880-1930,” Koç University, Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, ANAMED, January 24, 2020.

 

“Egyptian and Turkish Feminisms in Conversation, Collaboration, and Dialectic Interaction, 1878 – 1935,” Middle East Studies Association, MESA, Annual Meeting, November 15-18, 2018.

 

“Turkey’s Role as a ‘Trail Blazer’ for the Egyptian Feminism, 1900-1930,” Great Lakes Ottomanist Workshop (GLOW), University of Chicago, March 30-31, 2018.

 

“Feminism Next Door: Piecing Together Egyptian and Turkish Women’s Movements, 1880-1930,” Gender and Women’s Studies Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, February 25, 2017.

 

“The Gender Turn: What Went Wrong?,” Writing Women’s Lives: Auto/Biography, Life Narratives, Myths and Historiography, International Symposium, Women’s Library and Information Center Foundation & Department of History, Yeditepe University, April 19-20, 2014.

 

“Politicization of Violence: Nablus Riots, 1876,” European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (Turkologentag 2014) of the Society for Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (GTOT), Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, February 11-14, 2014.

 

“Islamic and Secular Feminism in Turkey,” 28th Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference (MEHAT), University of Chicago, May 3-5, 2013.

 

“The Historical Roots of Muslim Women’s Social and Political Activism during the Arab Spring,” American Historical Association (AHA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, January 5, 2013.

 

“Comparative Feminism(s): Secular and Religious Discourses in Turkish and Egyptian Women’s Movements,” Gender and Women's Studies Research and Application Center (EKOKAM) Izmir University of Economics, December 24, 2012.

 

“Honor Killings in Turkey,” 13th. Annual Graduate Symposium on Women's & Gender History, “Indecency,” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 2-4, 2012.

 

Interviews:

 

Interview with Merve Emre: "The Annotated Mrs. Dalloway," November 25, 2021.

K24 Dossier: “The Past, Present and Future of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies in Turkey,” (includes ten interviews).

Interview with Yıldız Ecevit, “Türkiye’de Toplumsal Cinsiyet ve Kadın Çalışmaları: Bir Değerlendirme,” (The Development of the Women’s and Gender Studies in Turkey) June 11, 2021.

 

Interview with Rümeysa Çamdereli, Founder of Havle Association: “Nereden Çıktı Bu Müslüman Feministler?”May 11, 2021.

Interview with Alev Özkazanç: “Bir Musibet: Yeni Türkiye’de Erillik, Şiddet ve Feminist Siyaset,” December 23, 2020.