EVENTS


2018

26/1/18 – Jaipur Literature Festival, Jaipur, India, Under the Shadow, with Suzy Hansen, Basharat Peer, Christopher de Bellaigue

27/1/18 – Jaipur Literature Festival, Jaipur, India, The Future of New Writing, with Joshua Ferris, John Freeman, Nadifa Mohamed, Jeet Thayil, Charmaine Craig

24/2/18 – Lahore Literary Festival, Lahore, Pakistan

Past events

2017

19/8/17 – Edinburgh International Book Festival, Garden Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland, 16.00, Under the Shadow Scotland Launch

9/7/17 – Dartington Hall, Ways with Words Festival, Devon, England, 12.45, Under the Shadow

1/6/17-5/7/17 – Santa Maddalena Fellow, Donnini, Italy, Santa Maddalena Foundation

22/4/17 – BBC, London, 11.25, BBC Radio Four, The Cultural Frontline

17/4/17 – BBC, London, 18.00, BBC Radio Four, World Have Your Say

9/3/17 – Theatre by the Lake, Derwentwater, Keswick, Cumbria, 12.45, Words by the Water Festival

6/2/17 – University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, 16.30, Under the Shadow

2/2/17 – POWERHOUSE Arena, New York, 19.00, Under the Shadow New York Launch with Molly Crabapple

1/02/17 – WNYC, New York, 12.00-12.40, Leonard Lopate Show: On ‘Under the Shadow’

30/1/17 – BBC, London, 9.00, BBC Radio Four, Start the Week

18/1/17 – Royal Anthropological Institute, London, 18.30, Lecture on Under the Shadow

2016

4/10/16 – Yaşar University Campus, İzmir, 11.35, Walking Cities Panel

25/9/16 – TRT World, Showcase, Interview on ‘Under the Shadow’

15/9/16 – London Review Bookshop, London, 19.00, The State of Turkey

12/9/16 – Asia House, London, 19.00, Turkey Beyond the Headlines

24/5/16 – TRT World, Showcase, Madonna in a Fur Coat

18/3/16 – RTÉ Radio 1, Drivetime, The strange case of Fadi Mansour

2015

14/11/15 – SALT Galata, Sansür Atölyesi: Kelimeler Olmadan Yazmak

2/11/15 – BBC, London, 11.30, BBC World Service, Newshour

4/9/15 – SALT Beyoğlu, Headless (with Maria Lind, Övül Durmuşoğlu, İsmail Ertürk)

12/6/15 – BBC, London, 8.30, BBC World Service, Newshour Extra: Turkey’s Election Aftermath

6/3/15 – BBC, London, 16.00, BBC Four, Last Word: Yaşar Kemal’s Legacy

2014

18/12/14 – Index on Censorship, Video interview about article in the Winter 2014 issue of the magazine

18/11/14 & 18/12/14 – SALT Galata, Ben, sen, o: Yazı atölyesi (Marquez, Salinger, Auster)

6/5/14 & 16/5/14 – SALT Galata, Ben, sen, o: Yazı atölyesi (Woolf, Tanpınar, Auster)

6/2/14 – Monocle – The Urbanist, Cities and religion

2013

1/11/13 – Grand Cevahir Hotel, 9.45, International Authors Forum, Opening Speech

4/6/13 – BBC, London, 8.50, BBC Four, The Today Programme

3/6/13 – BBC, London, 14.30, BBC World Service, World Update

19/4/13 – London Review Bookshop, London, 19.00, Kaya Genç in conversation with Maureen Freely (listen here)

2012

30/9/12 – BBC, London, 12.00, BBC World Service, Newshour: AKP’s decade in power

2011

18/11/11 – BBC, London, 22.00, BBC Four, “The World Tonight Programme”

(Related: “After dictatorship, what next?” – Robin Lustig on the ‘Turkish model’ for the BBC News web site)

11/6/11 – BBC, London, 10.30, BBC Four, “The Today Programme: Should Turkey Look East or West?” with Dr. Gülnur Aybet

21/5/11 – Skopje, Macedonia, 10.00-18.00, “A new image for the Balkans? On the bombing of Belgrade in Underground”, New Images – New Balkans conference, organized by the International PEN

30/4/11 – Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Koç University ANAMED, 16.00, “Blogging: Genre and Practice,” with Elif Batuman

2010

25-26-27/11/10 – Hilton Convention Center, Istanbul, Speaker in European Writers’ Parliament

15-16/4/10 – Istanbul University, Beyazıt, “Two journeys on the River Thames: Utopia and Horror, Horror” / 1st International Akşit Göktürk Conference on English Literature

2009

2-3/11/09 – Dutch Consulate, İstiklâl Street / Hollanda Konsolosluğu, İstiklâl Caddesi,  “Literature and Engagement”, Winternachten Istanbul