Asena Gunal

Program Coordinator, Depo Istanbul

Asena Günal is an expert on history, feminism and culture and the program coordinator of Depo, a culture and arts center in Tophane, Istanbul. Depo is a space for critical debate and cultural exchange in the city center of Istanbul and the first initiative in Turkey to focus on regional collaborations among Turkey and countries in the Caucasus, the Middle East and the Balkans

Günal obtained her undergraduate degree in International Relations and her M.A. in Sociology from the Middle East Technical University, and her PhD in the History of Modern Turkey program in the Atatürk Institute, Boğaziçi University. She previously worked as an editor in İletişim Publishing House between 1998 and 2005. She is editorial secretary of the journal Toplum ve Bilim.