Ayşe Köse Badur

Urbanization and Local Governance Cluster Coordinator, Istanbul Policy Center, Sabancı University

Ayşe Köse Badur has been Local Democracy and Governance Project Coordinator at Istanbul Policy Center (IPC)-Sabancı University since January 2015. She has been working on projects on urbanization and conflict resolution as a researcher through this period at IPC. She is also an instructor at Işık University on Modern Turkish History since 2016. Ayşe Köse Badur got got her undergraduate degree from Istanbul University Faculty of Political Science in International Relations. he obtained her MA degree at Boğaziçi University, the Ataturk Institute for Modern Turkish History on contemporary Turkish history, particularly on the occupation of Istanbul (1918-1922). She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the same department at Boğaziçi University, focusing on the Second Constitutional Period (1908-1918) and the Early Republican Era (1923-1938). Her main publications are; as a co-author, Cities of Turkey Possibilities, Limits, and Conflicts with Prof. Dr. Çağlar Keyder, Prof. Dr. Fuat Keyman, and Dr. Fırat Genç; The Kurdish Problem, Local Dynamics and Conflict Resolution  with Prof. Dr. Fuat Keyman in 2019; as the author The Women of '68 (68’in Kadınları) in 2010. She has also published articles, interviews, and translations in many outlets such as Toplumsal Tarih, Birikim, Müteferrika, and Foreign Policy magazine. Ayşe Köse Badur is also a programmer at Open Radio (Açık Radyo).