Istanbul Fringe , festival, cultural policy director
Zeynep Uğur is a PhD candidate at EHESS, CESPRA in political studies department under the
supervision of Nilüfer Göle. Her PhD dissertation is entitled “Transformation of Public Culture: Theatre
as the Battleground of Politics in Turkey after 2000s:” She worked as research assistant between 2016
and 2019 in the project PublicDemoS (Public Space Democracy) led by Nilüfer Göle and funded by
NOMIS at EHESS. She is also co-founder and Cultural Policy Director of Istanbul Fringe International
Performing Arts Festival.