7 July

Panel 1: Interventions to Public Space

12pm-2pm (Turkish time)

Chair: Deniz Başar

Gizem KıygıQueering the Space with Children: Walking and Mapping for Children’s Right to CityKent Dedektifi (NGO) Istanbul
Tracy LordWhat is Going Right with Food Groups? ‘Alt Food’ in a Neighborhood of İstanbul, TurkeyBoğaziçi University (retired)
Başak ErgilTowards an Urban Poetics of Multilingualism and Translation: Reclaiming Pluralistic Selves and Collectivities in Sites of Memory and Conscience in Istanbul and BeyondYeni Yüzyıl University

Panel 2 & 3: Counter-Commemorative Landscapes and Dissecting Performativity of the State

3pm-5pm (Turkish time)

Chair: Pieter Verstraete

Bilal AkarTransformation and Hybridization of Kurdish Theater in TurkeyBoğaziçi University
Duygu Erdoğan MonsonUtilizing a Four-Century Old Tool of Mythmaking: Erdogan’s Rediscovery of Baroque PerformativityShoreline Community College

8 July

Panel 4: Embodied Resistance

1pm-3pm (Turkish time)

Chair: Eylem Ejder

Diler Özer & Belma OğulBoun Resistance and Protest AestheticsIstanbul Technical University, Turkish Music State Conservatory
 Sevi BayraktarWomen Dancing Resistance: Folk Dance and Activism in Times of EmergencyUniversity of Music and Dance Cologne
Zeynep Tüfekçioğlu-YanaşmayanThe Role of Performative Protest in Contemporary Germany in Negotiating Transcultural Feminist Discourses: The Visual and Verbal Narratives of Kübra Gümüşay and Reyhan ŞahinUniversity of Duisburg-Essen

Panel 5: Dramaturgies of Neoliberalism, Precarization and Solidarity

4pm-6pm (Turkish time)

Chair: Pieter Verstraete

Aslı TelliJournalism Unchained: How One Believes in Free Press in the Future of the PastUniversität Siegen
Nalan ErbilPower-Aesthetics and Dialectics of Censorship in Turkish Literature and TelevisionUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Zeynep UğurCrafting New Political Imaginaires: Independent Arts and Culture InitiativesEcole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Centre de recherche politiques Raymond Aron

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