ARŞ.GÖR. AYLA DENİZ    
Adı : AYLA
Soyadı : DENİZ
E-posta : adeniz@ankara.edu.tr, ayladeniz07@gmail.com
Tel : (312) 310 32 80-1207
Ünvan : ARŞ.GÖR.
Birim : DİL VE TARİH-COĞRAFYA FAKÜLTESİ
Bölüm : Coğrafya
Kişisel Akademik Bilgiler

Ayla Deniz

Research Assistant, PhD.

Ankara University

Faculty of Languages, History and Geography, Department of Geography

Sıhhiye Campus, 06100, Ankara

0312-310 32 80-1207

adeniz@ankara.edu.tr/ ayladeniz07@gmail.com

 

Education
PhD.
1. Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Regional Geography Programme, 2018 
Title: Russia-Turkey Migration System: Mixed Marriages and Transnational Practices in İstanbul
2.  Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Integrated PhD., 2013-present
Master
Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Regional Geography Programme, 2012
(High Honor Degree)
Title: Transnational Migration from Russia to Antalya and Socio-Spatial Consequences of This Migration
Bachelor

Ankara University, Institute of Social Sciences, Regional Geography Programme, 2010 (High Honor Degree)

 

Abroad Experiences
1. University of California Davis, Department of Human Ecology, USA, Visiting Researcher, 2017-2018
2. European University Institute, Migration Policy Centre, Italy, Migration Summer School, Participant, 2015

3. University of Oxford, Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), UK, Visiting Researcher, 2015

4. Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland, Erasmus Exchange Programme, Participant, 2011

 

Work Experience

Research Assistant, Ankara University Faculty of Languages, History and Geography, Department of Geography, 2015-present

 

Courses

COG432-Europe

COG498-Graduation Thesis

 

Research Interests

Population Geography 

Feminist Geography  

Urban Geography 
 
PUBLICATIONS

Articles

16. Deniz, A. ‘Clients Don’t Come to Me, I Have to Find Them’: Geographic Mobilities of Moroccon Sex-Workers (under review) (in English)

 

15.  Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. Local, Institutional or Transnational? Gendered Social Networks of Russian Brides in Turkey (under review) (in English)


14. Deniz, A. Socio-Spatiality of Transnational Academic Mobility: The Case of Turkey (under review) (in English)

 

13.  Deniz, A. Changing Geographies of Intimacy: A Research about Female Tinder Users in İstanbul. Fe Dergi: Feminist Eleştiri, (accepted/will be published in June 2020) (in English)


12. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. Mixed Marriage and Transnational Marriage Migration in the Grip of Political Economy: Russian-Turkish Case (under review) (in English)

 

11. Öksüz, M. and Deniz, A. (2019). Monotyping Gender, Place and Time: A Study on Rape Caricatures and Real-Life Portrayals, Coğrafi Bilimler Dergisi/ Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences, 17(1), 170-192 (in Turkish/extended abstract in English is available)

 

10. Deniz, A., Özgür, E. M. and Öksüz, M. (2019). The Effects of Religious Places on Collective Memory: The Case of Istanbul Hagios Panteleimon Orthodox Church, International Journal of Geography and Geography Education 39, 171-188 (extended abstract in English is available)

 

9. Deniz, A. (2018). Filipino Nanny Migration to Turkey: Understanding the Role of Intermediary Agencies, Coğrafi Bilimler Dergisi,16 (2), 289- 301 (in Turkish/short abstract in English is available)

 

8. Deniz, A. and Öksüz, M. (2017). Iranian Restaurants in Ankara: An Ethnographical Research on Cultural IdentityCoğrafi Bilimler Dergisi, 15 (2), 167-185 (in Turkish/short abstract in English is available)

 

7. Deniz, A.  (2017). A Position Discussion on Intersecting Identities: Notes from a Woman Researcher Meeting with Russian Migrant Women Living in Turkey, Fe Dergi: Feminist Eleştiri, 9 (1), 12-26 (in Turkish/short abstract in English is available)

 

6. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2017). The Effects of Russia-Turkey Crisis on Mixed Families in İstanbul: Hearing the Voices of Women. International Journal of Social Sciences and Education Research, 3 (2), 406-410 (in English)

 

5. Deniz, A. (2015). Being Highly Skilled Russian Migrant in Turkey. International Journal of Social Sciences and Educational Research, 1 (2), 608-615 (in English)

 

4. Özgür, E. M., Deniz, A. Hasta, D., Yüceşahin, M. M. and Yavuz, S. (2014). The Immigration of Russians and Azerbaijanis to Antalya (Turkey): Who are They? Why are They Here? Insight Turkey 16 (4), 105-123 (in English)

 

3. Özgür, E. M. and Deniz, A. (2014). A New System Formation Based on Tourism Between Russia and Turkey (Antalya). Ege Coğrafya Dergisi 23 (2), 1-18 (in English)

 

2. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2013). The Russian Brides in Antalya: From Migration to Marriage, from Marriage to Migration, Sosyoloji Dergisi 3 (27) 2, 151-175 (extended abstract in English is available)

 

1. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2010). Transnational Migration from Russia to Turkey: Russian Migrants in Antalya. Ege Coğrafya Dergisi 19 (1), 13-30 (in Turkish/short abstract in English is available)

 

Book Chapters

10. Deniz, A. German Chocolate near the Turkish Coffee: Transnational Economic Lives of Middling German Brides in Turkey. Shanthi Robertson and Rosie Roberts (Eds). In Mobile Lives in-between: Rethinking Middling Transnationalism (in progress/in English)


9. Deniz, A. Sex and Gender in Geographic Behavior and Cognition. Nurettin Özgen (Ed.) In Behavioral Geography, PEGEM, (in progress/in Turkish)

 

8. Deniz, A. Deniz, A. A Self-Reflective View on Power: Notes from the Journey of a Heterosexual Woman to the LGBTI Individuals’ Ankara. Emine Erdoğan and Nehir Gündoğdu (Eds.). In 'Our’ Stories, 'Our' Feminism: Debates on Feminist Method in Turkey, METİS (in press/will be published in 2020/in Turkish)

 

7. Deniz, A. and Kervankıran, İ. Labour Force Participation and Violence: A Research about Female Tourism Workers. Paula Vizcaino-Suarez, Heather Jeffrey and Claudia Eger (Eds), In Tourism and Gender-based Violence: Challenging and Inequalities, CABI (in press/will be published in 2020/in English)

 

6. Deniz, A. (2018). Feminist Geography: Geography of Gender, Gender of Geography. N. Özgen (Ed.), In Social Geography, 251-284, PEGEM (in Turkish)

 

5. Deniz, A. (2017). ‘One Step Beyond from Hairdresser for 'Perfect Beauty': Aesthetic Clinics. F. Şenol-Cantek (Ed.), In In front of the Mirror, Tip of the Tweezers: The Book of Hairdresser, 199-212, İletişim (in Turkish)

 

4. Deniz, A. (2017). Tracing Gender in Women's Hairdressers: The Case of Antalya. F. Şenol-Cantek (Ed.), In In front of the Mirror, Tip of the Tweezers: The Book of Hairdresser, 265-282, İletişim (in Turkish)

 

3. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2015). Labour Migration of Russian Women: The Case of Antalya. L. Körükmez and İ. Südaş (Ed.), In Migrations Country, 115-134, Ayrıntı (in Turkish)

 

2. Özgür, E. M. and Deniz, A. (2015). A New System Formation Based on Tourism between Russia and Turkey (Antalya). L. Körükmez and İ. Südaş (Ed.), In Migrations Country, 69-94, Ayrıntı (in Turkish)

 

1Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2013). Transnationalism and Gender: Russian Migrant Women in Antalya. S. Safi and Ş. Kavak (Ed.), In Gender and Migration: Critical Issues and Policy Implications, 632-642. London: London Centre For Social Studies (in English)

 

Reportage

Deniz, A. (2014). Reportage with İlhan Tekeli, E. Bekaroğlu and A. R. Özdemir (Ed.), In The Inner World of a Discipline: Conversations on the Modern Turkish Geography, İdil Pub. (in Turkish)


Presentations
26. Deniz, A. 
and Öksüz, M. (2019). A Look at the Political Economy and Spatiality of Usury: The Case of Siirt. 2nd International Congress of Geography Education, 2-4 October, Eskişehir, Turkey.


25. Deniz, A. (2019). ‘Transnational Academic Mobility: The Case of Foreign Academics in Turkey, International Geography Symposium, 20-22 June, İstanbul, Turkey

24. Deniz, A. (2018). Expert Meeting. ‘Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Migration’. Regional Program on Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa, KAS-REMENA. 30 November-2 December 2018, Rabat, Morocco

23. Deniz, A. (2018). Wait on the Doorsill: The Effects of Requirements for Naturalization on Marriage Migrants in Turkey. A Citizenship Lens on the Links Between Migrant Transnationalism and Integration Research Symposium & PhD Course, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), 21-23 November 2018, Norway

22. Deniz, A. (2018). ‘This Issue is the War of Ideologies’: The Conflict between UBER and Taxi Drivers in İstanbul (Turkey). ‘The Marshrutka Project’s Final Conference: Spatial Dynamics of Informal and Shared Mobilities, 7-11 November, Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany

21. Deniz, A. and Whitney, E. (2018). Away from Home, Close to Home: Transnational Academic Spaces of Turkish Academics in USA'.  International Geography Symposium on the 30th Anniversary of TUCAUM, 3-6 October 2018, Ankara, Turkey
 
20. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2018). 'These Walls are Our Book of Remembrance': Istanbul Aya Panteleymon Orthodox Church as a Memory Space. International Geography Symposium on the 30th Anniversary of TUCAUM, 3-6 October 2018, Ankara, Turkey

19. Deniz, A. (2018). Expert Meeting. Evidence and Policy Summer School, Science, Policy and Demography: The Role of Population and Migration for Sustainable Development in the European Neighbourhood. European Commisson Joint Research Centre, Knowledge Management on Geographic Coordination. 5-7 September 2018, Laxenburg, Austria 

18. Deniz, A. (2017). Who is Responsible for the Neighborhood? Women's Neighborhood Mukhtars in Ankara. International Congress on the 75th Anniversary of the Turkish Geographical Society, 8-10 November, Ankara, Turkey

17. Deniz A. (2017). Access to Social Services of Foreign Brides: The Case of Russian and Ukrainian Women in Istanbul. International Social Works Congress (Hacettepe University), 29-31 May, Ankara, Turkey

16. Deniz A. (2017). Relative Position of Geographer: Sections from Field Experience (Ege University), Moderator: Dr. İlkay Südaş, Other Participants: Pervin Aksak, Bahar Kaba, Volkan Zoğal, 16 May, İzmir: 

15. Deniz A. and Özgür E. M. (2016). Mixed Marriage and Migration: Russian Brides in İstanbul. European Population Conference, 31 Ağustos-3 September, Mainz: Johannes Gutenberg Universitat
 
14. Deniz A. and Özgür E. M. (2016). Mixed Marriage and Transnational Practices: A Case of Russian Brides in İstanbul. International Conference on Feminist Geographies and Intersectionality: Places, Identities and Knowledges, 14-16 July, Barselona: Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

13. Deniz A. and Özgür E. M. (2016). Between Two Countries: The Reflections of Russia-Turkey Crises on Russian-Turkish Families in Turkey. International Conference on Gender and Migration: Critical Issues and Policy Implications, 11-14 May, İzmir: Gediz University

12. Deniz, A. (2016). Russian Brides in İstanbul: Transnational Practices, Mobilities and Motivations, TASAM Sivil Global 2016, Migration in Turkey: ‘Transformation of Opportunities and Risks from Migrant-Sending to Migrant Receiving Country, 20-22 April, İstanbul
 
11. Deniz, A. (2015). Rebuilding Home: Russian Marriage Migrants in İstanbul. Turkish Migration Studies Network (TurkMiS) 11th Workshop ‘Migrants and Refugees in Turkey’, 29 May, Oxford: Oxford University

10. Deniz A. (2015). Being Highly-Skilled Russian Migrant in İstanbul. International Conference on Social Sciences and Educational Research, 29-31 October, Antalya: Rixos Downtown 

9. Deniz A. (2015). Is Istanbul a Transnational Space for Russian Women? A Debate about Transnational Identity and Spatial Belonging. Seminar Series of Institut Français d'Etudes Anatoliennes (IFEA), 16 January, İstanbul, Turkey

8. Deniz A. 2014. ‘From Being Invisible to Being Everywhere: LGBTT Individuals’ Ankara, Ankara University, Seminar Series of Geography, Ankara. 


7. Hasta, D., Deniz, A., Özgür, E. M and Yüceşahin, M. M. (2014). Integration of Russians and Azerbaijanis to Antalya (Turkey). Annual Oxford Migration Conference: ‘Changing Global Realities: Migration, Movements and Social Transformation’. 16-17 May, Oxford: Oxford University

6. Özgür, E. M., Deniz, A., Hasta, D., Yüceşahin, M. M. and Yavuz, S. (2014). The Immigration of Russians and Azerbaijanis to Antalya (Turkey): Who are They? Why are They Here? 10th Turkish Migration Studies (TurkMIS) Workshop, 28 March, Ankara: Hacettepe University

5. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2013). Labor Migration of Russian Women: The Case of Antalya. Migration Research Symposium: 'Migration to Turkey, Migration in Turkey, Migration from Turkey’ (Ege University). 18-19 April 2013, İzmir


4. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2013). Transnationalism and Gender: Russian Migrant Women in Antalya. ICGM 2013 – International Conference on Gender and Migration: Critical Issues and Policy Implications. 11-13 May 2013, İstanbul: Marmara University

3. Özgür, E. M. and Deniz, A. (2012). A New Migration System: Women Migration from Russia to Antalya (Turkey). World Conference on Psychology and Sociology. 28 November-01 December 2012, Antalya, Turkey

2. Deniz, A. (2011). The Patterns of Transnational Marriage Migration, Ankara University, Seminar Series of Geography, Ankara. 

1. Deniz, A. and Özgür, E. M. (2010). Is Antalya Being a Transnational Social Space for Russians? Ankara University, 6th International Geography Symposium of TUCAUM, 3-5 November 2010, Ankara, Turkey

Media

3. Gazete Duvar, 'Makbul Olanın Yemeğinin Hazmı Kolaydır',

https://www.gazeteduvar.com.tr/forum/2019/08/09/makbul-olanin-yemeginin-hazmi-kolaydir/, 09.08.2019
2. SANATATAK, Funda Şenol Cantek ve Turan Tanyer ile ‘Ulus Turu: Kenti Okumak’ Değerlendirme Yazısı 

http://sanatatak.com/view/Funda-Senol-Cantek-ve-Turan-Tanyer-ile-Ulus-Turu-Kenti-Okumak/2964, 13.06.2016
1. TRT AVAZ, Türkistan Gündemi Programında Konuşmacı: “Türkiye’ye Kadın Göçü ve Yabancı Gelinler” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2F5GOa5I80, 14.02.2015

Projects

Gender Politics Utopia, Fully funded by New York University

First meeting: Abu Dhabi, 23-24 January 2020.


Transnational Migration from Russia and Azerbaijan to Turkey and the Formation of a Transnational Space in Antalya, TÜBİTAK-SOBAG, 112K480, Director: Prof. Dr. E. M. Özgür, 2013 April-2014 December (20 months), Scholarship Holder

Scholarships and Awards

12. Joint Research Centre, Fully Funded Scholarship (Science, Policy and Demography: The Role of Population and Migration for Sustainable Development in the European Neighborhood), Laxenburg, Austria, 2018

11. Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Fully Funded Scholarship (Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Migration), Rabat, Morocco, 2018
10. Peace Research Institute, Scholarship (A Citizenship Lens on the Links Between Migrant Transnationalism and Integration Research Symposium), Oslo, Norway, 2018
9. Ankara University, Scholarship (A Citizenship Lens on the Links Between Migrant Transnationalism and Integration Research Symposium), Oslo, Norway, 2018 2018
8. Technische Universitat Berlin, Scholarship (The Marshrutka Project’s Final Conference: Spatial Dynamics of Informal and Shared Mobilities), Berlin, Germany, 2018

7. TÜBİTAK, Fully Funded Scholarship, University of California Davis, Department of Human Ecology, Visiting Researcher, 2017-2018
6. Ankara University, Scholarship (European Population Conference) Mainz, Germany, 2016
5. European University Institute, Migration Policy Centre, 11th Migration Summer School Multiple Approaches to Migration: Challenges at Origin and Destination, Fully Funded Scholarship, Florence, Italy, 2015
4.  Institut Français d'etudes Anatolinnes (IFEA) Research Support, İstanbul, Turkey, 2014
3. Turkish Education Foundation, High Honour Student Award, 2013
2. Turkish Education Foundation, High Honour Student Award, 2011
1. Ankara University, Department of Geography, First Place Award, 2010
 
Refereeing/Editorship
1
Turkish Journal of Geographical Sciences 
2. ViraVerita-E Journal

3. International Journal of Geography and Geography Education (2)

4. Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, Journal of Social Sciences Institute

5. Turkish Geographical Review