Dr. phil. Özge Sezer

Born in 1984. 2007 Architect in Izmir Institute of Technology. 2010 Master in Architectural History  at Istanbul Technical University, 2018 PhD Dissertation “Idealization of the Land: Forming the Rural Settlements in Early Republican Period of Turkey, 1923–1950) at Berlin Technical University. 2007–2014 Work as an architect in restoration and conservation projects of historic buildings and archeological sites, 2014–2016 DAAD doctoral scholar, 2017–2019 Adjunct Lecturer in History and Theory of Art and Architecture at Berlin International University of Applied Sciences. Since January 2020 Research Associate in the DFG Research Training Group 1913.

  

Project: Internal Colonization as a Way of Modernisation? Contested Spaces in Rural Turkey before and after the Foundation of the Nation-State

  

Publications:

Özge Sezer, (forthcoming) Aiming for the ‘Modern Turkish Village’: Ideals, Policies and Implementations of Rural Settlements in Early Republican Turkey 1923–1950, CLARA Architecture/Recherche (ISSN: 2295-3671)

Özge Sezer, 2019, Bauhaus’un Modern Mimari Kültürünün Yayılmasındaki Rolü – The Role of Bauhaus in the Sprawl of Modern Architectural Culture, (Turkish), Mimarist, Volume 65 Summer Issue.

Özge Sezer, 2019. Forming the Rural Settlements in Early Republican Turkey, SHS Web of Conferences 63, https://doi.org/10.1051/shsconf/20196301004

Özge Sezer, 2017. Turkey’s Modernization and Nation Building Processes, in: Mapping Nations, Locating Citizens: Interdisciplinary Discussions on Nationalism and Identity, Ed. Daniel Hambly, Humber Press, Toronto, (ISBN 978-1-92818-914-5 e-book), pp. 56–74.

Özge Sezer, 2017. Imagining the Fascist City: A Comparison between Rome and New Towns in the Pontine Marshes during the Fascist Era, in: History Takes Place: Rome, Dynamics of Urban Change, Eds. Anna Hofmann and Martin Zimmermann, Jovis, Berlin, (ISBN 978-3-86859-433), pp. 96–107.

Özge Sezer, 2016. The Village House: Planning the Rural Life in Early Republican Turkey, in: Spaces / Times / Peoples: Domesticity, Dwelling and Architectural History; Mekanlar / Zamanlar / Insanlar: Evsellik, Ev, Barinma ve Mimarlik Tarihi, Ed. Lale Özgenel, ODTÜ Basım Işliği, Ankara, (ISBN 978-975-429-354-8), pp. 51–60.

Özge Sezer, 2012. Modernizasyon Düşleri; Anadolu Kırsalında Modernist Estetiğin Simgeleri İstasyonlar ve Köprüler, 1930-1945 (Turkish) (Modernization Dreams: Railway Buildings and Bridges in Anatolian Rural During the Early Republican Period of Turkey) in:  International Symposium on Theories of Art/Design and Aesthetics, Papers, Akdeniz University Press, Antalya, (ISBN 978-605-4483-11-2), pp. 278–285.

  

Talks:

May 2019, Yeniköy Village. Society of Internal Colonization from Empire to the Nation State in Turkey, Doctoral Colloquium in DFG Research Training Group 1913 “Cultural and Technological Significance of Historic Buildings” BTU Cottbus.

June 2018, Forming the New Rural Settlements in Early Republican Turkey, MODSCAPES Conference, “Modernism, Modernisation and the Rural Landscape”, Tartu Estonia.

September 2016, Panel Discussion and Book Presentation History Takes Place: Istanbul, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius “Turkologentages”, University of Hamburg,

September 2014, Imagining Fascist Citta Nuova, Rome in Fascist Period, “History Takes Place: Rome”, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius Summer School Rome.

December 2013, The Village House: Planning the Rural Life in Early Republican Turkey “Graduate Researches Symposium, Domesticity, Dwelling and Architectural History”, Middle East Technical University, Ankara.

May 2013, A Way of Modernism: Reconstruction of Anatolia in the Early Republican Period of Turkey,1923-1950, “Alternative Modernisms, An Interdisciplinary and International Conference”, Cardiff University, School of Communication and Philosophy.

December 2011, Willing to Be Modern: “Ideal Village” Planning in Early Republican Period of Turkey, 1930-1945, “International Journal of Arts and Sciences, European Conference for Academic Disciplines”, Gottenheim.

October 2011, Modernizasyon Düşleri; Anadolu Kırsalında Modernist Estetiğin Simgeleri İstasyonlar ve Köprüler, 1930-1945 (Modernization Dreams: Railway Buildings and Bridges in Anatolian Rural During the Early Republican Period of Turkey), “International Symposium on Theories of Art/Design and Aesthetics”, Akdeniz University, Antalya.

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