Ayşe Gül Altınay
Professor of Anthropology, Sabancı University
Ayşe Gül Altınay is the Director of SU Gender and Associate Professor of Anthropology teaching in the Gender Studies and Cultural Studies Programs at Sabancı University. Among the programs she coordinates at SU Gender are “Curious Steps: Gender and Memory Walks of Istanbul” and “Transformative Activism: Rethinking Gender and Politics.” She has published widely on militarism, memory, violence, gender and sexuality. Her books include Gendered Wars, Gendered Memories: Feminist Conversations on War, Genocide and Political Violence (co-edited with Andrea Petö, 2016); The Grandchildren: The Hidden Legacy of “Lost” Armenians in Turkey (with Fethiye Çetin, trans. Maureen Freely, 2014), and The Myth of the Military-Nation: Militarism, Gender and Education in Turkey (2004). Since 2013, she has been a part of the Women Mobilizing Memory Working Group of Women Creating Change and is one of the co-editors of Women Mobilizing Memory (forthcoming, Columbia University Press, 2019).