I have spent 2 days in Mersin for a symposium last Thursday and Friday (12-13 November). Mersin University has an interdisciplinary doctoral program called Media, Culture and Urban Studies and I was one of the panelists discussing new media and rethinking public sphere. A group of nice and intellectually mature scholars support the program. It is nice to see intellectual islands in public universities all over Anatolia…


The panel was broadcasted through Youtube, you can watch it (in Turkish) here:

Here is a news piece about the conference in Turkish…

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