Migrant and Diasporic Cinema in Contemporary Europe

Migrant and Diasporic Cinema in Contemporary Europe

Project Participant:

Dr Asu Aksoy

Istanbul Bilgi University
Santral Istanbul
Kurtuluº Deresi Sok. No.47
Dolapdere 34440 Istanbul

Short Biography:

Asu Aksoy has been working on Turkish migrant cinema in Europe as part of UK-funded and EU-funded research projects on new migrant cultural identities in Europe. She has organized a number of filmfestivals and events focusing on the theme of new Turkish cinema and migrant transculturalism in London, Berlin and Ankara. She was one of the organisers of the “Europe in Motion” film event in Berlin in 2004 in which participants from all over Europe took part in an extensive film screening programme and discussion panels on migration, urban spaces, cinema and Europe (http://www.europeinmotion.net).

She is presently coordinating international projects at Santral Istanbul, the new arts and cultural initiative of Istanbul Bilgi University, and also involved in the MA programme of the Management of Performing Arts at Istanbul Bilgi University.

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