International Health Humanities Network Membership

Burcu Alkan

Dr Burcu Alkan received her PhD from the University of Manchester in 2009. She worked on a TUBITAK funded, EU/COST supported project on the “Women Writers of Turkey” between 2010 and 2012. She co-edited the Dictionary of Literary Biography 373: Turkish Novelists Since 1960 (2013, ISBN: 978-0787696481) and Dictionary of Literary Biography 379: Turkish Novelists Since 1960, Second Series (2016, ISBN: 978-0787696542). Her earlier research includes studies on the concept of the intellectual and modernity & literature. Her monograph, "Promethean Encounters: Representation of the Intellectual in the Modern Turkish Novel" has just come out of Harrassowitz Verlag.

Recently, she has been working in the field of medical humanities, on the relationship between psychiatry and literature, focusing on psychoanalysis, self-destruction, suicide, and mental health.

Humanities Subjects

  • Ancient languages
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Area studies
  • Ceramics
  • Communication studies
  • Creativity
  • Dance
  • Decorative art
  • Drama
  • Drawing
  • Fashion design
  • Film
  • Games
  • Graphic design
  • History
  • Interior design
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Modern languages
  • Museum/ Curation
  • Music
  • Narrative
  • Opera
  • Oral literature
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Poetry
  • Printmaking
  • Prose literature
  • Religion
  • Sculpture
  • Storytelling
  • Technology
  • Theatre
  • Video
  • Visual Arts

Health Care Areas

  • Behavioural health
  • Cognitive therapies
  • Coping skills
  • Counselling
  • Health lifestyle
  • Literature
  • Mental health
  • Psychology
  • Sleep
  • Stress

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