Tuğba Yavuz MA student, Cultural Studies, Sabancı University

April 9, 2019


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Tuğba Yavuz

Curriculum Vitae


MA student – Sabancı University, Cultural Studies Master’s Program, Full scholarship

BA, 2017 – İstanbul Bilgi University, Department of Sociology (major), Department of Media and Communication Systems (minor), Full scholarship



Holocaust and genocide studies, memory, discrimination, human rights, gender equality, conflict management and transformation, peacebuilding



09/2017 – Present Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Art and Social Sciences, Sabancı University, İstanbul (Turkey)

11/2016 – 02/2017 Project Assistant, Center for Sociology and Education Studies (SEÇBİR), İstanbul Bilgi University, İstanbul (Turkey)

06/2017 – 08/2017 Volunteer, Armenian Progressive Youth, Yerevan (Armenia)

07/2015 – 08/2015 Volunteer Intern, Hrant Dink Foundation, İstanbul (Turkey)

02/2014 – 03/2014 Volunteer Intern, Civil Society in the Penal System Foundation, İstanbul (Turkey)



(to be presented, tentative title) “New Possibilities of Survival in the Female Holocaust Survivors’ Memoirs of Atrocities”

June 25-28, 2019 in Madrid, Spain

Third Annual Conference of Memory Studies Association


(to be presented) “The Perception of the Young Armenian Women on the Women’s Representation in the Movie The Lark Farm”

April 11-13, 2019 in İstanbul, Turkey at İstanbul Bilgi University

Conference on Female Agency and Subjectivity in Film and Television


“How Do the Memoirs of Atrocities Reveal and Transform the Self-Identity of Female Holocaust Survivors?”

February 27, 2019, in Bremen, Germany at University of Bremen

Workshop on “Complexifying Gendered Victimhood During War and Transition: Gender, Vulnerabilities, and Agency”


“Abandonment of the Shield of Silence: Transformative Power of Holocaust Literature on the Self-Identity of Survivors”

October 22, 2018, in İzmir, Turkey at Ege University

Ege University International Anglophone Studies Graduate Symposium


“Gender and Space: Distinctive Experiences of Women in the Holocaust through Women’s Memoirs”

September 6, 2018, in Budapest, Hungary at Central European University

EHRI seminar “Researching and Remembering the Holocaust in Central Europe – New Sources, Methods, and Approaches”


“Gendered Experiences of the Holocaust Atrocities in Women’s Memoirs”

June 7, 2018, in İstanbul, Turkey at Columbia Global Center İstanbul

Workshop on Reframing Gendered Violence run by the Center for the Study of Social Difference at Columbia University



“Reconnect and Transform”

April 21 – 29, 2018, Erasmus+ Training Course, Lagodekhi (Georgia)


The final meeting of the project “Strengthening Youth Capacity for Conflict Management and Peace-Building”

November 19 – 25, 2017, Erasmus+ Training Course, Belgrade (Serbia)


“Strengthening Youth Capacity for Conflict Management and Peace-Building”

August 25 – September 2, 2017, Erasmus+ Training Course, Yerevan (Armenia)


“Summer School and Dialogue for Journalists, Analysts, Civic Activists from South Caucasus and Turkey”

June 17 – 24, 2017, the project of Imagine Center for Conflict Transformation, in Gudauri and Tbilisi (Georgia)


“Common Remembrance, Future Relations”

May 24 – 28, 2017, the project of IFAIR, Yerevan (Armenia)

Sabancı University