Gamze Tosun

Gamze Tosun completed her BA in Western Languages and Literatures at Boğaziçi University. She received her MA in Cultural Studies at Sabancı University with a thesis exploring representations of difficult pasts in performing arts. Between 2017-2020 she worked at the Hrant Dink Foundation as the project coordinator of “Media Watch on Hate Speech” and “Towards a New Discourse and Dialogue.” Her primary research interests are literary and critical theory, theater and performance studies, memory studies, and migration. She pursues a PhD Degree in the Department of Communication Studies at Kadir Has University, and works as a researcher of the ERC Starting Grant project, “Staging National Abjection: Theatre and Politics in Turkey and Its Diasporas.”

Rüya Kalıntaş

completed her BA and MA in Philosophy at Boğaziçi University and Galatasaray University, respectively. She worked at Koç University as a teaching assistant, and as an editor and translator with several publishing houses. Her primary research interests are gender studies, migration, critical theory, and performance studies. She will be enrolled in the PhD program in Communication Studies at Kadir Has University.