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Violence against Women in Turkey: Vulnerability, Sexuality, and Eros

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Location: Wolfson Research Exchange, Main Library

A talk presented by Professor Meltem Ahiska, Professor in the Sociology Department, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. Professor Ahiska has research interests in the areas of Orientalism/Occidentalism, critical theory, social memory and gender and has published widely on these topics. Her talk focuses on violence against women in Turkey and draws on a chapter that she contributed to 'Vulnerability in Resistance', a book edited by Judith Butler, Zeynep Gambetti and Leticia Sabsay (2016) and published by Duke University Press. The book and Prof Ahiska's chapter 'offer a feminist account of political agency by exploring ... aesthetic and erotic interventions into public space that mobilise memory and expose forms of power' (

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