“Village, City and in Between: The Urbanization of Rural Settlements in Turkey,” the 13th International SIEF Congress, Gottingen, March 26-30, 2017.
“Localizing Foundation Design Education: Composition, Crossings and Context,” CAA 105th Annual Conference, New York, February 15-18, 2017.
“The Dissolution of Culture/Place/Memory: İzmir Kültürpark,” presented at The Place of Memory and Memory of Place, International Conference, Interdisciplinary Research Foundation, Krakow, June, 10-11, 2016 (with B. Pasin and A. Yilmaz).
“’The Hittite Sun is Rising to Ankara once Again’: Conflicting Imaginations of Ankara’s Urban Identity,” presented at EAHN 2015 International Thematic Conference, Entangled Histories, Multiple Geographies, Belgrade, October 14-17, 2015.
“Nomadic Modern/Modern Vernacular: Social Housing Projects in Izmir (1950-1970)”, to be presented at The Housing Question: Nomad Seminar in Historiography, University of San Diego, March 12-13, 2015.
“From the Entrance Hall to the Sofa and Corridor: The Journey of a Siedlung in Yenimahalle, Ankara,” presented at WOCMES (4th World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies), Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, August 18-22, 2014.
“‘Borrowed (Post)colonialism’? The Spatial Construction of the Public Health Discourse in Early Republican Turkey,” presented at Writing the Global City: A Tribute to Professor Anthony King, Binghamton University, SUNY, October 4-5, 2013.
“Between two Modernisms: Istanbul and Ankara, 1936-1952,” presented at the 11th International Conference on Urban History organized by the European Association for Urban History (EAUH), Prague, Czech Republic, August 29-September 1, 2012.
“Imagining the Ideal Middle-Class Home: Girls’ Schools and the Making of Ankara’s Residential Culture in the 1930s,” presented at the 6th International Cultural Studies Conference, “Space and Culture,” organized by Cultural Studies Association and Kadir Has University, Istanbul, September 8-10, 2011 (in Turkish).
“Collective Memory has just Left the Building: The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations in Ankara,” presented at the 10th International SIEF Congress, Lisbon, 17-21 April 2011.
“Local Trajectories of Modern Architecture in Ankara: Yenimahalle 1948-2008,” presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), Chicago, Illinois, April 21-25, 2010.
“The Modern House in Question: Gender, Domesticity, and the Making of a Lower-Middle- Class Residential Culture in 1930s Ankara,” presented at the 2009 Symposium on the History of Art, sponsored by The Frick Collection and the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University, New York, April 3-4, 2009.
“Beyond ‘Model Homes’: Domesticity, Housing and Gender in 1930s Ankara,” presented at Women, Home and Nation: Private and Public Spaces, 17th Romance Languages and Literatures Conference, SUNY at Binghamton, March 14-15, 2008.
“From Home Economics to the City’s Streets: Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky’s Unbuilt Project for the Girls’ High School in Ankara, 1938,” presented at Intellectuals and the Academy in Public Life, Graduate Students Conference at Brown University, Providence, RI, May 4-5 2007.
“Regeneration of Public Istanbul: Changing Meanings and Manifestations of Public Space in the Golden Horn,” presented at Public Istanbul, Spaces and Spheres of the City, International Conference, European Urban Studies, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 19-21 January, 2007 (with Senem Zeybekoglu).
“Constructing Women for the Republic: Spatial Politics of Gender in 1930s Turkey”, presented at Seventh Annual Graduate Symposium on Women’s and Gender History in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 9-11, 2006.
“Writing the Spaces of Turkey’s Modernization and Nation-State Creation, The Time Regulation Institute”, presented at Homelands in Question: Re-locating “Europe” in the Spaces of Cultural Negotiation, an Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference in the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Feb 11-12, 2005.
“Drawing on the Edge: Prouns and the Politics of Architectural Representation”, presented at Crossing the Boundaries XII, “Image / Power,” An annual, international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference, Art History Department, SUNY at Binghamton, April 23-24, 2004.