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Dilruba ERKAN

Ph.D. student

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Dilruba Erkan is a Ph.D. student at the University of Paris 1. Panthéon - Sorbonne, U.M.R. Geographie - Cité, team P.A.R.I.S. and has a co-tutelle with the University of Vienna, department of sociology.
Her current research in on interrogating consequences of gentrification on social dynamics in ethnic zones, in İstanbul, Paris, and Vienna. She is preparing her thesis under the supervision of Prof. Petros Petsimeris and Prof. Yuri Kazepov.


Ph.D. in Geography and Sociology University Paris 1. Panthéon ­ Sorbonne & University of Vienna (2015 -­ Present)

  • Patterns, effects and consequences of gentrification in residentially segregated areas in ethnic zones: A comparative study of İstanbul, Paris, and Vienna.
  • Supervision: Prof. Petros Petsimeris and Prof. Yuri Kazepov

Master Degree in Social Design/Arts as Urban Innovation University of Applied Arts Vienna (2013 -­ 2015)

  • A participatory project in segregated areas for girls with girls: Stuwerviertel, Vienna.
  • Supervision: Sen. Lect. Mag. phil. Brigitte Lachmayer-­Felderer
  • Schrödinger’s city: If we do not use the city does the city exist?
  • Supervision: Prof. Ruth Mateus­-Berr

Bachelor Degree in City and Regional Planning (Module: Urban Policy) METU (Middle East Technical University), Ankara, Turkey (2008 -­ 2013)

  • An analysis of the placement of industry in the context of reproduction of labor power: case study comparison between small industry and industrial zone, Gaziantep, Turkey.
  • Supervision: Prof. Çağatay Keskinok


Social Cohesion in regeneration areas: case study Historical Citadel Ankara in Erasmus IP (Intensive Program)
Supervision: Prof. Abdelillah Hamdouch and Prof. Abid Mehmood (April 2013)

Social movements in gecekondu areas, caused by renewal projects: case study Mamak, Ankara in Annual planning colloquium, Turkey (November 2012)

Where are the people? Growing polarization in Tarlabaşı, İstanbul in University of Applied Arts Vienna (March 2016) as external lecturer

Affordable housing?! Insights from Paris and İstanbul in conference Radical Housing, Vienna (May 2016) as guest lecturer


Critical geography

Spatial justice, segregation, gentrification, migration

Comparative research methods
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Updated on : 27 November 2017


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