Ilkin Mehrabov

Ilkin Mehrabov

Ph.D.

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This article attempts to map Surveillance Studies from the perspective of the academic field of media and communication studies, and to seek out boundaries, limitations, strengths and weaknesses of current research. To map out the territory and mark important points within the landscape, Surveillance & Society, a premier interdisciplinary and peer-...
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This article focuses on copyleft music production in Turkey through a case study on Bandista, a music collective with strong oppositional stance formed in 2006 in Istanbul. Describing its musical performances as "situationist experiment of rage and rapture" Bandista became immensely popular in the Turkish political music scenery after releasing its...
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This article is an empirically grounded conceptual investigation of the failures of mediatized activism in 2011 in Azerbaijan and Turkey. By analyzing two specific cases, namely the complete dispersion of corporate social media based opposition in Azerbaijan, and arrests of Anonymous led hacktivists in Turkey, the article aims to contribute to the...
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Despite its post-Soviet history, Azerbaijan is an under-investigated country in academic research—compared with the other former constituencies, such as the Baltic countries or Russia, of the USSR—and gender questions of the contemporary Azerbaijani society are even less touched on. Within the current context of the post-" Arab Spring " era of medi...
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This article focuses on one of the most ground-breaking technological attempts in creating novel immersive media environments for heightened televisual user experiences: 3DTV, a Network of Excellence funded by the European Commission 6th Framework Information Society Technologies Programme. Based on the theoretical framework outlined by the works o...
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This article is an attempt to explore the limits of gendered surveillance in Azerbaijan – that is, how and to what extent female activists and women journalists are monitored and affected by the surveillative apparatuses of the state, both online and offline. The article also very briefly examines the gender dimension of Azerbaijani political activ...
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Bu yazının ana çıkış noktası ontolojik bir özne olarak Türkiyeli devrimci, ve bu devrimcinin Rus romanları, özellikle de iki Rus roman kahramanı olan Yevgeniy Bazarov ve Rodion Raskolnikov ile olan bire bir ilişkisidir. Yani bu makale, farazi bir şekilde de olsa, bu iki roman karakterinin ‘devrim’ ve ‘sol’ üzerinde - özellikle de Türkiye solcuları...
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This theoretical paper is an attempt of trying to look at universal aspects of music, especially as outlined by Philip Tagg, and engaging into articulation on how music can universally be pleasurable for people who are total strangers to its origins and roots. Main argument of the paper, driving its conclusions from analysis of historical and recen...
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This thesis explores the conduct of video activism in Turkey through a case study on Karahaber, an Ankara based video activist collective, which was the only example of its kind in Turkey in the beginning of the study. The purpose of the study is to investigate Karahaber’s video activism through the major question of the thesis: Was Karahaber able...