Evrim Olçer Ozunel

Speaker
Associate professor, Faculty Member, Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Turkish Folklore Department.
Turkey
Education:

PhD: Gazi University, Turkish Folklore Department–2010;
MA: Bilkent University, Turkish Literature Department-2000–2003;
Undergraduate: Ankara University, Turkology Department 1992–1998;
Pedagogical Formation: Gazi University Faculty of Education 1997–1998.

Job Experience:

Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University, Turkish Folklore Department, Faculty Member 2018;
Gazi University, Turkish Folklore Department, Faculty Member, 2010–2018;
Bilkent University, Turkish Literature Department, Research Assistant, 2000–2003;
Turkish National Committee for UNICEF, Communication Assistant, 1999–2000;
Bilkent University, Communication Unit, Administrative Assistant, 1996–1999.

Other Experiences:

Member of ISESCO Scientific Commission for ICH;
Member for Expert Council of ICH, Ministry of Culture and Tourism;
Secretary general of Intangible Cultural Heritage Institute, Ankara, Turkey since 2012;
Turkish Folklore and Research and Application Centre, Vice president, since 2011;
Ankara, Intangible Heritage Museum, Director since 2012;
UNESCO Chair on Intangible Cultural Heritage in Formal and Informal Education at Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University (Ankara/Turkey), Member;
The International Council of Museums ICOM, associate member;
American Folklore Society, member;
Editorial board member, Journal of Milli Folklor;
Editorial board member, Gazi University Turkiyat Journal;

UNESCO Experience:

Member of Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee, Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, 2011 — still;
3rd International Network for the UNESCO’s Silk Roads Online Platform held in Baku, Azerbaijan 2017;
12th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Intangible Cultural Heritage, 2017 Jeju Island, Korea;
3rd International Expert Meeting on Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage of West and Central Asia on the subject of Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage for Environmental Sustainability. Tehran Category 2 Center, 2017;
11th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Intangible Cultural Heritage, 2016 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia;
6. Meeting of TURSKOY Member States of National Commissions for UNESCO/ 6. 8–9 July 2016, Istanbul Turkey;
10th Annual Meeting of the Regional Network of Experts on Intangible Cultural Heritage in South-East Europe held in Supetar on the Island of Brač;
2nd International Network for the UNESCO’s Silk Roads Online Platform held in Valencia, Spain, from 8 to 12 June 2016;
6th session of the General Assembly of the States Parties of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (6.GA) 30 May to 1 June 2016 in UNESCO Headquarters (Paris, France);
The International Workshop of Oman titled “Cultural Heritage and Sustainability” 15–16 February 20016 Muscat, Oman;
10th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Intangible Cultural Heritage 30 November-4 December, 2015 Windhoek, Namibia;
International Expert Meeting on Safeguarding West and Central Asian Intangible Cultural Heritage concludes on Qeshm Island 11–13 October, 2015;
Third International Museum Forum of TURKSOY, 22–24 September, Ulanbatoor, Mongolia;
Second International Museum Forum of TÜRKSOY, 14–16 August, Kazan Tataristan;
Expert meeting on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage and sustainable development at the national level, Istanbul, Turkey, 29 September to 1 October 2014;
9th Session of the Intergovernmental Committee of Intangible Cultural Heritage 24–28 December 2014 Paris, France;
International Seminar on Nasreddin Hodja Studies and Roundtable Discussion about the Preparation of the Multinational Nomination File of Nasreddin Hodja Anecdotes Tradition, 07-08 May 2013, Eskişehir;
The Fourth Meeting of UNESCO National Commissions of Member Countries of the International Organization of Turkic Culture (TÜRKSOY), 02-03 September 2013, Eskişehir.

Projects:

Sharing the Same Taste: Turkish Hungarian Common Culinary Project, 2016;
Women and Handcrafts in Azerbaijan and Turkish Cultures, 2014;
Ankara Intangible Cultural Heritage Museum Project, (coordinator) 2012;
The Existing Musical Forms and Traditional Cultures of the Peoples of Kazakistan and Turkey, 2012;
Sharing the Same Taste: Turkey and Bulgarian Traditional Common Cuisine Project, 2011;
Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) Al Ain Center for Music;
World of Islam (AACMWI) Documentary Turkish Children’s song and lullabies, 2010.