bi'baxchange #25

BITTER THINGS – Book Launch and Panel Discussion

Saturday 30.06.2018 at 4 pm

Welcome and Introduction by Malve Lippmann and Can Sungu (bi’bak), in English and Turkish Lecture by Dr. Ayşe Akalın (Associate Professor of Sociology Istanbul Technical University), in English Reading by Ok-Hee Jeong (Author and former left-behind child), in German with subtitles in English and Turkish
Panel discussion with: Ayşe Akalın, Ok-Hee Jeong, Malve Lippmann, Moderator: Maike Suhr (Editor of the book Bitter Things)
Conclusion with snacks and drinks

Ayşe Akalın is associate professor of sociology at Istanbul Technical University. In her research she focuses on gender and migration. Her PhD is about foreign domestic workers in Turkey.
Ok-Hee Jeong was born in South Korea and came to Germany when she was eight years old. She studied arts and Korean studies and currently works as a free journalist, filmmaker, and author in Berlin.
Malve Lippmann is the co-founder of bi’bak and artist-curator of the exhibition Bitter Things.

A project by bi’bak in Cooperation with Archive (Berlin), DEPO Istanbul and DOMiD – Documentation Center and Museum about Migration in Germany (Cologne). Funded by the Berlin Senate Department for Culture and Europe. Kindly supported by Goethe Institute Istanbul