After holding seven workshops on Reframing Gendered Violence (RGV) in Istanbul since February 2017, using the content and framework provided by the RGV project run by the Center for the Study of Social Difference (CSSD) at Columbia University, the Istanbul Center initiated and organized its own workshop on June 7 that focused solely on papers presented by local students. The workshop was moderated by Susanna Ferguson, Ph.D. Candidate in Middle East History at Columbia University, and Professor Lila Abu-Lughod, one of the organizing committee members of the RGV project, joined the Q&A session via video-conference.
“Gendering the Ethno-National Boundary: Turkish Immigrant Women in the U.S.” Zeynep Selen Artan Bayhan, PhD candidate at the Graduate Center, CUNY.
“ICT Use and Women Refugees” Cansu Ekmekçioğlu-Dedeoğlu, PhD student at the University of Toronto.
“Displacement and Gendered Loss of Identity” Fulya Felicity Türkmen, MA student at Middle East Technical University.
“Family Law Exceptionalism and the Republican Regime of Intimate Violence” Nazife Kosukoğlu, PhD candidate at Boğaziçi University.
“Gendered Experiences of the Holocaust Atrocities (in the women's memoirs)” Tuğba Yavuz, MA student at Sabancı University.