What place do women have
in the streets of İstanbul?

Salt Beyoğlu

November 26, 2011 15.00

Begüm Başdaş
SALT Beyoğlu 2. Floor

Begüm Başdaş is a feminist and cultural geographer. Her research interests are urban politics, gender and sexuality, public space and activism, and theories of cosmopolitanism and violence. After completing her Ph.D. in Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), she worked for two years in the UK as a post-doctoral research fellow focusing on urban geography. Since 2010, she has taught courses on gender, cultural geography, ethnography and İstanbul in Yeditepe University’s Department of Anthropology.

The talk will be held in Turkish.