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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 law’s relationship with senses and technologies of knowledge in trials for police violence. She examines the legal responses to audio-visual recordings of ‘excessive use of force’ in the context of Turkey and analyzes how legal frames establish what counts as evidence and what counts as state violence.

Areas of Interest

Law and senses; technology; state violence; regimes of visuality; policing.

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 Candidates (Visiting Scholar at University of Hamburg, Dept. of Social Sciences)
2018 – 2019 Ontario Graduate Scholarship
2017 – 2018 Indira Gandhi Memorial Fellowship