PhD candidate in Social Anthropology, Ecole des Hautes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris
Berna is a PhD candidate in the Social Anthropology and Ethnology Department of Ecole des Hautes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. Her thesis is on public women’s shelters in Turkey as an institutional response to violence against women. She worked with Åsa Eldén on a research project that problematises femicides in contemporary Turkey and explores interactions between feminists, media and the state. Her most recent publications include Men’s Violence, Visibility and Media, Women Citizen’s Network Publications: Istanbul, 2014 (in Turkish, edited by Berna Ekal and Åsa Eldén) and ‘Women’s Shelters in Turkey. Whose Responsibility?’ Éthnologie française, XLIV, 2, 2014, pp. 237-246. She also translated Eva Lundgren's book The Process of Normalizing Violence into Turkish.
On 27 November 2015, LCSS has successfully organised a roundtable at SOAS to discuss the recent Migrant Crisis
In August 2015, LCSS has successfully conducted the Training Programme on Ottoman and Archival Studies, which took place in London and Oxford.
We are excited to conduct LCSS's first summer school and to host a lovely group of students from Azerbaijan. 20 July - 14 August
International Conference on Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice: Re-Gendering Education
LCSS’s growing gender platform continued its international conference series in Bloomington, IN, United States on International Conference on Gender and Education
Feray J. Baskin - PhD Candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Daniela Alaattinoğlu - PhD Candidate, European University Institute - Florence, Italy
Interview by Ozdemir Ahmet - On Thursday 4 April 2013 An interview was conducted with Baroness Molly Meacher at the House of Lords where questions were put out to her with regards to the welfare reforms introduced by the coalition.