Egemen Ozbek

Contract Instructor

Degrees:PhD in progress (Carleton University), MA (Bogazici University), BA (Sabanci University)

Egemen Ozbek is completing a PhD in cultural mediations at Carleton University and specializes in the collective memory of the Armenian genocide in Turkey. He studies the politics of memory through the interplay of denial and coming-to-memory of the genocide. Specifically, he focuses on annual genocide commemorations organized in Turkey. He has a BA in cultural studies (2004) and MA in modern Turkish history (2006). He has been teaching courses on modern Turkish history and memory of political violence since 2006.