Özge Yaka

Özge Yaka

Özge Yaka has received her PhD in Sociology from Lancaster University in 2011. Since then, she has held positions as Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow and as a Visiting Professor at Graduate School of North American Studies (JFKI, Freie Universität Berlin) and as a Gerda Henkel Research Fellow at Collège d'études mondiales (FMSH Paris). Her research interests include critical social theory, theories of justice, social and environmental movements, global and environmental justice, feminist theory, gender, body and subjectivity. Among her recent publications are: Rethinking Justice: Struggles for Environmental Commons and the Notion of Socio-ecological Justice, Antipode, 2018; A Feminist Phenomenology of Women’s Activism against Hydropower Plants in the Turkey’s Eastern Black Sea Region, Gender, Place and Culture, 2017; Emergent Infrastructures: Solidarity, Spontaneity and Encounter at Istanbul’s Gezi Park Uprising (with Serhat Karakayali) in Brown, Feigenbaum, Frenzel and McCurdy (eds.): Protest camps in international context: Spaces, infrastructures and media of resistance, 2017 and: Why not EU? Dynamics of the Changing Turkish Attitudes towards the EU Membership, Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 2016.

Özge Yaka

Özge Yaka

Visiting Scholar

 

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