Edagül TÜRKER

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Edagül Türker was born in Nicosia Kosklucitlik on June 21th 1988. Her father was a furnisher and mother was a housewife. She completed her primary, middle and high school in Nicosia. After she graduated from Bülent Ecevit High Scool, in 2006, she started university education at the department of Political Science and International Relations in Istanbul Marmara University. During her bachelor, she interested in political science, sociology and philosophy. In addition, she began to focus on gender studies and feminist theory. In 2011, she was accepted to master program in Istanbul University at the department of Women Studies. During her master education, she participated various conferences, seminars and workshops. In 2013, Türker went to Germany for Erasmus Exchange program. In Ruhr University, she worked with Ilsa Lenz and she did her research for her thesis. After she was back in Istanbul, she started to write her thesis Discourses on Controlling of Women Bodies and Abortion Debates in AKP government 2002-2012 with Prof. Dr. Serpil Çakır. She took her master degree in 2014. She worked as a part time assistant in Eastern Mediterrenean University in 2014. She also worked with Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sözen at Cyprus Policy Center. In 2015, she participated to the international conference in Istanbul Aydın University. In betwen 2011 and 2015, she wrote in Gaile about women issue. Currently, Edagül Türker is doing her Ph D in Near East University at the department of International Relations. She is interested in populist movements in Europe. She is working with Doç. Dr. Sait Akşit. She is also a part time lecturer in both Turkish and English departments of International Relations and Political Science. Moreover, she has been working in Peace Education Project funded by European Union. She likes travelling, pilates, listening ethnic musics and dancing.