Extracurricular I Professional

  • Session Co-Chair, “Global Exchanges of Social Housing in the Middle East”, the 69th Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians (SAH), Pasadena/Los Angeles, CA, April 6-10, 2016 (with M. Gharipour).
  • In-house Editor, Special Issue: “Expertise and the Economies of Knowledge of Architectural Practice in the Islamic World since 1800,” International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) 4.2, October 2015.
  • Workshop organizer, “Umberto Eco’s Village,” Turkish Architecture Students’ Meeting (UMOB) in Düzce, İzmir, July 27-August 3, 2015.
  • “Dealing with Modernities: Modern Houses/Contemporary Mosques in Turkey”, lecture delivered at Szent István University, Ybl Miklós Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Architecture Department, Budapest, Hungary, May 15, 2014.
  • Scientific Committee Member, ICDHS – 9th International Committee for Design History and Design Studies 2014: Tradition, Transition, Trajectories: Major or Minor Influences? The University of Aveiro, Portugal, 8-11 July, 2014.
  • In-house Editor, Special Issue: “Streets of Protest: The Politics of Public Space,” International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA), vol. 2, no. 1, March 2013.
  • Abstract Referee and Session Chair, “Gendered Perspectives in Design: Turkish and Global Context,” an international conference organized by The Turkish Design History Society, Yaşar University, Izmir, May 9-10, 2013.
  • Session Co-Chair, “Interventions into Postcolonialism and Beyond: A Call for New Sites, Objects, and Times,” College Art Association annual conference, New York, February 13-16, 2013 (with Saygin Salgirli).
  • Nominator for YAP Istanbul Modern: The New Architecture Program, organized in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1.
  • The Many Instances of the ‘Contemporary House’: Diverse Routes to the Modernization of Housing in 1930s and 1940s Ankara”, lecture delivered at Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, May 7, 2012 (in Turkish).
  • Jury Member, Kent Düşleri 5, National Student Conceptual Design Competition on the Reuse of EGO Area in Ankara, Chamber of Architects of Turkey, September 30 2011.
  • “Gender and Space: The Schools which constructed the Family, the Kitchen and the Modern House”, lecture delivered at EKOKAM (Gender and Women’s Studies Research and Application Center), Izmir University of Economics, January 6, 2011 (in Turkish).
  • Organizing Committee Member for Gündem: Sürdürülebilir Mimarlık ve Kentler, April 13, 2011, A one-day symposium on Sustainable Architecture and Cities, Department of Architecture, Okan University, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Discussant for Crossing the Boundaries (CTB) XVI, “Trading Spaces,” March 14-15, 2008, An annual, international, interdisciplinary graduate student conference, Art History Department, Binghamton University.
  • The Art History Department’s Delegate to the Thirty-Second Congress of the International Committee of the History of Art (CIHA): “Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration and Convergence,” 13-18th January 2008, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Committee Member for CTB XV, “Time, Space and Movement,” April 20-21, 2007.
  • News editor with Müge Cengizkan, Derin İnan and Tuğçe Selin Tağmat, Türkiye’nin Mimarlık Gündemi 2007 [The Architecture Agenda of Turkey 2007], Newspaper Supplement, Cumhuriyet, October 1, 2007, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Committee Member and Conference Organizer for CTB XIV, “New Approaches to the History of Art and Architecture,” April 21-22, 2006.
  • Committee Member for CTB XIII, “Sites of Possession,” April 22-23, 2005.
  • Vice President for Binghamton University Turkish Students Association (BU/TSA), 2005.
  • Committee Member for CTB XII, “Image / Power,” April 23-24, 2004.
  • Vice President of Art History Graduate Student Union, Binghamton University, SUNY.

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