Knowledge Exchange from Denmark to Turkey

October 20, 2020, 9AM – 11:20 AM, CEST, Orient-Institut Istanbul

The workshop was organized by the Orient-Institut Istanbul as part of the project titled “A Cartography of Hair:y_less Masculinities. A Comparison between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey” and University of Southern Denmark as part of the project “Medicine Man: Media Assemblages of Medicalized Masculinity”.

The workshop brought together different researchers from Denmark and Turkey with the aim to explore possibilities and limits of cooperation around medicalized masculinities with its cultural, social and religious interconnections, to exchange knowledge and expertise by collecting theoretical and methodological inputs from different perspectives, and to enhance interdisciplinary collaboration.


Workshop Participants:

Melike Şahinol (Orient-Institut Istanbul)

Karen Hvidtfeldt (University of Southern Denmark)

Michael Nebeling Petersen (University of Southern Denmark)

Kristian Møller (University of Southern Denmark)

Mie Birk Jensen (University of Southern Denmark)

Signe Rom Rasmussen (University of Southern Denmark)

Burak Taşdizen (Orient-Institut Istanbul) 


Max Weber Stiftung

The Max Weber Foundation promotes global research, focused on the areas of social sciences, cultural studies and the humanities. Our research is conducted at ten institutes in various countries across the globe with different and independent fields of focus. Through our globally operating institutes, we are able to contribute to the communication and networking between Germany and our host countries or regions. By promoting academic dialogue and merging academic and non-academic employees from several countries with different cultural backgrounds, the Max Weber Foundation is able to strengthen the internationalization of research.

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