SERVICE TO COMMUNITY
ORGANISED PUBLIC EVENTS

“Iran at the Crossways. Documentaries and Dialogues on a Society in Transition”. Organised with Katja Rieck, Shahrzad Irannejad, Raphaela Rössler, Andrea Selimoğlu and Gülşah Başkavak. INSTITUT FRANÇAIS de Turquie à Istanbul-Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey. 20 — 22 January 2022.

Panel “Modified (Hu)Man: Gelenekler, Kırılganlıklar ve Olası Gelecekler” at the Film Forum “Iran at the Crossways. Documentaries and Dialogues on a Society in Transition”. Organised with Melike Şahinol and Gülşah Başkavak. INSTITUT FRANÇAIS de Turquie à Istanbul-Taksim, Istanbul.  21 January 2022.

“Iran at the Crossways. Documentaries and Dialogues on a Society in Transition”. Organised with Katja Rieck, Shahrzad Irannejad, Raphaela Rössler, Gülşah Başkavak, Sercan Sever. Orient-Institut Istanbul, Hamburg, Germany. Online. 12 — 13 November 2021.

“Cyborg Encounters”. Organised with Melike Şahinol, Ayşe Melis Okay, Beyza Dilem Toptal, Burak Kaynar, Umut Özöver, Öykü Sorgun, Pelin Günay. Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey. 2019.

ORGANISED DESIGN WORKSHOPS

“Beyond its Function”. Organised with Pelin Günay.
Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Turkey.  2019 — 2017

“Becerikli İnsanlar”. Organised with Sinem Sayar and Nahıl Dükkan. Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Turkey. March 2017.

ORGANISED ACADEMIC EVENTS

Panel “Perform_Factur_ing /Healthy/ Wo_Man: Iran, Turkey and Beyond” at the internal IRSSC Closing Conference, Orient-Institut Istanbul (online). Organised with Melike Şahinol and Gülşah Başkavak. 10 January 2022.

Workshop: “Medicalized Masculinities: Knowledge Exchange from Denmark to Turkey”. Orient-Institut Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. Organised with Melike Şahinol and “Medicine Man” Research Group at Southern University of Denmark. 20 August 2020. Read the report here

Workshop: “Technology and the Body: Care, Empowerment and the Fluidity of Bodies”. Orient-Institut Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey. Organised with Melike Şahinol and Robert Langer. 21 January 2020. Read the report here.
 
Workshop: “World Design Talks: Traffic Congestion”. ATÖLYE, Istanbul, Turkey. Organised with Alpay Er and World Design Organisation. 24 June 2016. Read the report here


Participant drawing during World Design Talks “Traffic Congestion”. Source: WDO.
GUEST LECTURES

“Tasarım-Bakım Dolanıklıkları: Alanyazının Konuştukları”, at Poedat Gelecek Çalışmaları, 28 August 2021.

“Tasarımı İnsan Olmayanlara Açmak: Sahanın Söyledikleri”, at Poedat Gelecek Çalışmaları, 28 August 2021.

“Care as Design: Urban Cats and Affordance Assemblages of Istanbul”, at ITU Industrial Design, Contemporary Issues in Design by Çiğdem Kaya, 2021.

“Politics of the Knitting Pattern: Ethnography of Knitting Practice and a Women’s Knitting Community”, at Istanbul Medipol University Industrial Design, Research in Design by Özlem Er, 2017.


Poster for Poedat talks. Source: Poedat.

MEMBERSHIP

Scientific Board of UTAK 2022, Turkish National Design Conference Series. Organised by Middle East Technical University Department of Industrial Design.

Garp Sessions, residency programme for artists and thinkers. Coordinated by Ayşe İdil İdil and Deniz Kırkalı.

4S, Society for Social Studies of Science.

EASST, European Association for the Study of Science and Technology.

STS Turkey, Turkish Scholarly Network for Science and Technology Studies.

INVITED COLLABORATION

Welcome speech for “Multidisciplinary Thinking: Empowering Women Through Design”, at SALT Galata, collaboration with KEDV & Livstycket as part of 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, 2016.


Tote bag prototype exhibited during  “Multidisciplinary Thinking: Empowering Women Through Design”. Tote bag reads “copy” on one side, “open source” on the other. Conceptualisation: Burak Taşdizen. Execution: KEDV.