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Public Talk / Alize Arican - Figuring It Out: Caring Toward Migrant Futures in Istanbul

January 30, 2023
6:00 pm

Alize Arican is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Boston University Society of Fellows. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Associate at the Center for Cultural Analysis at Rutgers University—New Brunswick. As an anthropologist, her work centers on urban life, temporality, migration, racialization, and care. In her current book project, she explores these issues through an engaged ethnography of Istanbul’s Tarlabaşı neighborhood.

Alize’s work has appeared in Current Anthropology, City & Society, JOTSA, the Radical Housing Journal, and entanglements.  She received article awards from the Middle East Section of the American Anthropological AssociationMiddle East Studies Association, and the American Ethnological Society. Her work has been featured in Anthropology News, the Status Podcast, and the CASTAC Blog. She is also a host on the New Books Network podcast.

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Wolff Conference Room
6 E 16th Street