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Zeynep Serinkaya Winter

Media, Nottingham Trent University

Thesis title:

Digital Intimate Publics, Yesilcam Fandom and Nostalgia for Old Turkey

Research Area

  • Media
  • Media and Communication Studies



"Bodies in Pain, Bodies in Shame: Turkish Melodramas and the Spectacle of Disability, 1960-1980", Panel:"Body Genres and Dramas of Turkishness: Alternative Archives of Spectacle, Excess, and Corporeality", NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) 2022 Conference - Epistemic Media: Atlas, Archive, Network , 22-26 June 2022 


"Walls as Liminal Spaces: Yeşilçam's Gaze at the Byzantine City Walls", Roundtable: Making Byzantine Worlds between Civilizations and Disciplines, 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, 22-27 August 2022

 "Curating Folk Horror: Reflections on Translation, Critical Transnationalism, and Cross-Over Festival Programming", with Dr. Cuneyt Cakirlar, De-Westernizing Horror Cinema, King's College, London, November 1, 2022

Other Research Interests

Nostalgia studies

Turkish history

Cultural studies

Digital media studies

Fandom studies

Social movements 

Authoritarianism and populism

Freedom of expression and censorship

Urban sociology

Gender studies

Disability studies 


European Network of Cinema and Media Studies