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Deniz Konuk

PhD Candidate (Legal Studies)

Deniz P. Konuk is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Law and Legal Studies at Carleton University. Her research explores the relationship between law and the technologies of knowledge in police violence cases. She examines the trials with a focus on audio-visual recordings of ‘use of lethal force’ within the context of Turkey and analyzes how legal frames establish what counts as evidence and what counts as state violence.

Areas of interest:
State violence; regimes of visuality; political trials; law and technology; policing

Christiane Wilke

Konuk, D. P. (2023). Re-viewing Video Evidence and Police Violence in the Criminal Courts in Turkey. Social & Legal Studies, 0(0).

MA, Sociology, Boğaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey)
BA (Hons), Sociology, Boğaziçi University (Istanbul, Turkey)

Recent Awards and Distinctions:
2020 – 2021                 DAAD One-Year Research Grants for Doctoral Candidate
(Visiting Scholar at University of Hamburg, Dept. of Social Sciences)
2018 – 2019                 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
2017 – 2018                 Indira Gandhi Memorial Fellowship