CCAT Seminar:

“Fragments of Inclusion: Digital Storytelling in Higher Education”

Presented by Associate Professor Burcu ?im?ek

Tuesday 6 December 2016

University Library, Building 105, Room 225

Time:  1.30pm – 3.00pm


This seminar explores the dynamics of digital storytelling in relation to higher education around the world and particularly in Turkey. Based on the experience of leading a research project for collecting and circulating voices through digital storytelling workshops with participants from two campuses of Hacettepe University, a leading public university in Turkey, this seminar focuses on the politics of everyday life and higher education.


Burcu ?im?ek is the founder and coordinator of the Digital Storytelling Unit at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey and has facilitated over 50 digital storytelling workshops in Turkey and abroad since 2009. She is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences at Hacettepe University and serves as the Vice-Dean for International Co-operation for the Faculty and the Vice-Coordinator of the University’s Communication Office. Her involvement with storytelling began with a career in journalism and has since evolved to include digital storytelling, women’s studies, oral history and health communication. Dr ?im?ek was the convenor of “The 5th International Digital Storytelling Conference: Create, Act, Change” at Hacettepe University in 2013.

Please RSVP by Monday 5 December 2016 to



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