Hasibe Kalkan Kocabay
Interweaving Performance Cultures
Fellow 2010/11, DAAD Scholarship 2018
Hasibe Kalkan studied German Literature in Ankara, and Theatre in Istanbul. She works as an associated professor at the Theatre Department of Istanbul University. She also writes theatre reviews for the theatre magazine "Oyun". Over the past decade, she has been conducting research on documentary theatre, interculturalism in theatre and Turkish theatre in Berlin. She has published articles on the works of intercultural theatre and had her training in Theater an der Ruhr (Germany). From 2010 to 2011 she was a Fellow at the International Research Center "Interweaving Performance Cultures" at Freie Universität Berlin. She worked as a dramaturge at the Istanbul State Theatre. In the last decade she has published articles on the Ballhaus Naunynstrasse in Berlin and on political theatre in Istanbul. She published books about documentary theatre in Turkey and Theatre Semiotics. She is a board member of the turkish section of IATC (International Association of Theatre Critics), a member of IFTR (International Federation of Theatre Research) and GIG (Gesellschaft für Interkulturelle Germanistik).