Fields of interest
- Music archaeology
- Music anthropology
Born in 1979 in Ankara, studied sociology at Ankara University (2001), received her master’s degree in social-cultural anthropology at Hacettepe University (2005) with a thesis on „The role of music in the reconstruction of cultural history“. She completed another master’s degree in musicology at Başkent University with a thesis on the history of lyres in Ancient Greece and Near East (2007). She carries out her PhD under the supervision of Prof. Ralf Martin Jäger since 2008 on the subject of ancient musical instruments of Asia Minor.
She worked as an assistant at the Conservatory of Başkent University (2004-2007) and as a research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Ethnomusicology at Institute for Music Research of Würzburg University (2010-2012), where she also had teaching assignments from 2014 to 2016. Since 2012, she is a research and teaching assistant at the Institute for Musicology of Münster University.
She works for the CMO project since October 2015, where she is responsible for the technical implementation of the edition in co-ordination with Istanbul and Bonn, and assists Prof. Dr. Jäger in project administration.