Ulku Baturoglu Balci
Office: Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, Ivy Lodge, 63 Gibson Street, Glasgow, G12 8LR
Research title: Constituting Violence: Women's Experiences of Gender-Based Violence in Rural Scotland
- Gender-based violence
- Rural areas
- Feminist theory
- Qualitative research
Baturoğlu, Ü., and Çöllü, N. (2018) Reproduction and Idealization of Intensive Mothering: Blogger Mothers Example in Turkey. In L. Aydemir, ed. Migration, Politics, Violence and Women’s Studies. Hamburg: Verlag Dr. Kovac, pp. 489-500.
The Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education, Postgraduate Research Scholarship
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), Postgraduate Scholarship
“Hard to reach but easy to ignore”: Victims/survivors’ experiences of accessing support in rural communities. 23rd Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Florence, Italy, September 2023.
Researching Gender-Based Violence within Rural/Remote Areas in Scotland. 22nd Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Malaga, Spain, September 2022.
From Marx to Feminist Standpoint Theory: Epistemological Inquiry of Knowledge and Politics. Turkish Social Sciences Association 15th National Social Sciences Conference, Ankara, Turkey, November 2017.
Reproduction and Idealization of Intensive Mothering: Blogger Mothers Example in Turkey. International Berlin Conference of Social Science and Humanities, Berlin, Germany, May 2017.
2021-2022: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Sociology: Level 2, University of Glasgow, Scotland
2018: Teaching Assistant, Field Staff Training, Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies, Turkey
Previous Related Work Experience
Project Assistant (04.2018- 04.2019) - Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies, 2018 Turkey Demographic and Health Survey (T-DHS), Ankara/Turkey.
Field Supervisor (10.2018-12.2018) - Hacettepe University Institute of Population Studies, 2018 Turkey Demographic and Health Survey (T-DHS).
Team Member (25.11.2016-10.12.2016) - UN Women, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Ankara/Turkey.
Volunteer Work (09.2015-10.2015) - Flying Broom Women’s Communication and Research Association, Ankara/Turkey.
Volunteer Work (10.2013-12.2014) - We Will Stop Femicide Platform, Ankara/Turkey.
MS in Gender and Women's Studies, Middle East Technical University, Ankara/Turkey.
Thesis: Petty Commodity Production in Agriculture Cannot Survive Without Women’s Labour: From the Standpoint of Rural Women’s Life Experiences in Turkey.
BS in Sociology (Honour Degree), Middle East Technical University, Ankara/Turkey.
Contribution to Research Activities
Peer Reviewer, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Peer Reviewer, Journal of Gender-Based Violence
Membership in Professional Bodies
Member of the European Society of Criminology
Working group on Gender, Crime and Justice
Working group on Rural Criminology (ERC)
Member of the International Society for the Study of Rural Crime
Co-Convenor of the University of Glasgow Gender-Based Violence Research Forum
Steering Committee Member of the Violence Against Women and Girls Research Network
Member of BSC Women, Crime and Criminal Justice Network (WCCJ)
Member of BSA Violence Against Women Study Group
Member of the European Network on Gender and Violence