Burak Taşdizen

Burak Taşdizen (b. Edirne, 1990), is a qualitative researcher living in Istanbul. He holds B.ID. (2014) and M.Sc. (2017) degrees in Industrial DesignfromMETU.Previously,heworkedasaresearchassistant at Özyeğin University Department of Industrial Design (2016-2020) and as a research fellow and project coordinator at Orient-Institut Istanbul, Max Weber Foundation of Germany (2020-2022). Currently, as a PhD candidate in STS (science and technology studies) at Özyeğin University, he pursues his doctoral study titled “Assembling A More- than-human Istanbul” on Istanbul’s hayvansever past and present by focusing on human-feline relations in the city, and works as a project assistant at Koç University.