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    Dr Ceren Özpınar is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton, History of Art and Design Programme. She was previously a British Academy Newton International Fellow at the University of Sussex (2015-17) and a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Leeds (2013-14). She was awarded her PhD in History of Art from Istanbul Technical University in 2015. Dr Özpınar’s research focuses on contemporary art, art historiography, politics of exhibitions, and feminist art and art histories since 1960 with a special interest in Turkey and the Middle East. Her first monograph The Art Historiography in Turkey (1970–2010) was published in 2016 by Tarih Vakfi in Istanbul, and the next, titled Politics of Writing Art Histories: Narratives of Contemporary Art, Feminism and Women Artists from Turkey, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Dr Özpınar co-edited with Mary Kelly (née Healy) the volume titled Under the Skin: Feminist Art and Art Histories from the Middle East and North Africa Today published by The British Academy and Oxford University Press in 2020. Her articles appeared in journals including Art & The Public Sphere, the Art Journal and Art in Translation. 

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