Sirin Fulya Erensoy

 Sirin Fulya Erensoy

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-doctoral Fellow

Şirin Fulya Erensoy will be an MSCA post-doctoral fellow at Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf starting September 2021, where she will be working on the use of video as an activist tool of representation for Turkish practitioners living in Germany. Her previous academic work also concentrates on video activism as an alternative media practice, and censorship in documentary film practice in Turkey. Şirin was the host of Medyascope TV’s English news bulletin This Week in Turkey from 2019-2021 and worked as a lecturer in Film and Television at Istanbul Bilgi University. She has also practical work experience in documentary film production.


teaching and research interests:

  • video activism, documentary film, censorship in media, gender and genre cinema, television cultures



  • Reflecting anxieties during the first twenty years of the twenty-first century: Three European Cinematic Waves. Co-Authors: Eleni Varmazi, Eda Özgül. International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics, 17 (1), 2021, pp. 35-51.
  • The Technological Turn of the Femme Fatale: The Fembot and Altnernative Fates in Female Agency and Subjectivity in Film and Television, Eds. Didem Sezen, Feride Çiçekoğlu, Aslı Tunç and Ebru Diken Twaites. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, p. 191-207.
  • The Evolution of Video Activism in Turkey: From Activist to Eylemci, in Nähe auf Distanz
  • Eigendynamik und mobilisierende Kraft politischer Bilder im Internet (Proximity at a Distance Momentum and Mobilizing Power of Political Images on the Internet), Eds. Isabelle Busch, Uwe Fleckner and Judith Waldmann. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2020, p. 51-64. 
  • Approaches to Othered Identities and Spaces in French Cinema, in Nationalism in Contemporary Western Cinema, Ed. James Harvey. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, p. 63-84.