Turfli Lecture Series: Dr. Simten Cosar

June 30, 2020

4:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time

Title: “Siyaset, Kadınlar, Erkekler” / “Politics, Women, Men”

Required for TURFLI (Turkish Flagship Language Initiative) Students. Open to APTLI Turkish students.

Lecture language: Turkish

Online participation link: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/4b9799db0bc146ccaf5993b617aff711

About the presenter:
Simten Coşar, received her Ph.D in political science from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey (1997). Through the early 2000s, Dr. Coşar has been briefly involved in feminist organizations as an academic, participating in training courses, acting as executive committee member, and/or member in board of advisors. She defines herself as a feminist political scientist. She has been specialized in political thought. Dr. Coşar has published in English and Turkish on Turkish politics, feminist politics, and political thought. She was a Fulbright scholar at the Northern Michigan University, in a collaborative academic research with the late Professor Louise Bourgault. In the English-speaking and reading world, she is the co-editor of Universities in the Neoliberal Era: Academic Cultures and Critical Perspectives (UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2017) (with Hakan Ergül), and Silent Violence: Neoliberalism, Islamist Politics and the AKP Years in Turkey (Canada: Red Quill Books, 2012) (with Gamze Yücesan-Özdemir). In Fall 2017 she taught two graduate courses at the Institute of Political Economy, Carleton University, and in Fall 2018/19, she taught in the Department of Government at Cornell University (Ithaca, NY). https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/global/visiting-faculty