Edited Book: If It Was Not for Terrorism

If It Was Not For Terrorism: Crisis, Compromise, and Elite Discourse in the Age of “War on Terror” Editors: Banu Baybars-Hawks and Lemi Baruh This edited volume investigates questions regarding the hegemonic power that is exercised by elites (and mass media) through the discourse of “War on Terror.” The chapters in the volume provide case studies …

Koç University CSSH Seminar: Hybridity in Contemporary Media Arts

The Media and Visual Arts Department at Koç University welcomes the Fall 2011 semester with a seminar by Yvonne Spillman: Hybridity in Contemporary Media Arts Time: 16:45 Location: Koç University, Rumeli Feneri (Main) Campus SOS Z 27 I will discuss heterogenous forms of interplay in the digital that are considered hybrid because they no longer refer to …

Farewell to IAMCR 2011

This week, esteemed friends from Kadir Has University, Istanbul successfully hosted a five-day IAMCR conference. I was proud to be a part of it, met some very interesting colleagues, and listened to even more interesting papers presented throughout the conference. Congratulations to IAMCR, the local organizing committee at Kadir Has University, and Delano for bringing …

Oy Pusulası/Vote Compass

Turkey is quickly approaching the general elections, to be held on June 12, 2011. For the potential voters, here is an application which may be of interest: Vote Compass Here is the link: http://www.oypusulasi.org Vote Compass is a free online application that provides users with a sense of how their opinions square with the platforms …

CSSH Film Screening – The Purepecha

The Purepecha: The Poorest of the Poor written, produced and directed by Cheryl Quintana Leader will be screened at the CASE Building CAS B24 at Koc University on May 26, 2011, 18:30 (6:30PM). The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Ms. Leader.  All, especially MAVA students and students of MAVA 102 and MAVA …

PhD Grant for Graphic or Industrial (Product) Designer, Koç University

The following is an announcement for a new PhD grant call, funded by KoçSistem, for Industrial (Product), Graphical or Communication Design Background. Design Lab. Istanbul, Koc University Industrial PhD Grant  in Interaction Design Ref number: MAVA / 2011-002 Employment: Time-limited employment Closing date for application: 2011-05-31 Campus location: Istanbul Rumelifeneri Koc University in Istanbul, is an expansive university with a strong focus …