Sertaç Timur Demir

Sertaç Timur Demir

Sertaç Timur Demir completed his BA in Cinema and Television at the University of Anatolia; and holds an MA in Cultural Studies at Lancaster University, where he also obtained his PhD in Sociology. Demir is currently Assistant Professor in Film Studies at Gümüşhane University. His research interests cover cinema, media discourse, modernity, digital culture and time/space philosophy.
Has the Myth of the Global Village Ended Now

Has the Myth of the Global Village Ended Now?

February 10, 2017
There are also some other socio-political indicators that highlight the probable end of the myth of the global village: the rise of the far right in EU countries, the Scottish independence referendum in 2014, the Catalan independence movement in Spain, the Flemish movement in Belgium, the unofficial referendum of Venetian independence in Italy, Brexit, neo-Nazi tendencies in Germany, the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, etc.
Between Power and Opposition Humor Publication in Turkey

Between Power and Opposition: Humor Publication in Turkey

January 3, 2017
Without doubt, most humorists in Turkey are not elite but elitist and they are away from the real problems of the society in which they live. Humor magazines, on the other hand, stand in the heart of official history and ideology.