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Dr. Bahar Aykan

Marmara University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Department of Sociology Istanbul Turkey
Participe à 2 sessions
Dr. Bahar Aykan is a faculty of the Department of Sociology, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey. Her research interests are politics of heritage and memory; intersections of heritage, nationalism, and identity-based conflicts; and heritage rights.  Some of her recent publications include ‘Patenting Karagöz: UNESCO, nationalism and multinational intangible heritage’ (2015, International Journal of Heritage Studies); ‘Whose Tradition, Whose Identity? The politics of constructing “Nevruz” as intangible heritage in Turkey’ (2014, European Journal of Turkish Studies); ‘How Participatory is Participatory Heritage Management? The Politics of Safeguarding the Alevi Semah Ritual as Intangible Heritage’ (2013, International Journal of Cultural Property).

Sessions auxquelles Dr. Bahar Aykan participe

Mardi 7 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Concordia, John Molson School of Business Building (MB) - MB 3.285

Regular session

Dr. Bahar Aykan (Modérateur.rice)

State dominance in heritage management has been a key area of attention in critical heritage studies. There is now a large body of work discussing ...


Dr. Bahar Aykan (Participant.e)

This paper will explore rights-based heritage activism as a rising phenomenon in contemporary Turkey. It will do so by looking at two recent gra...