munirgur [at] stanford.edu
Field(s) of Interest
Degrees / Education
M.A., Music, Istanbul Technical University
B.A., History and Sociology, Bogazici University
Munir’s main academic interest lies in the examination of sonic representations revolving around ideological symbolisms. His current research investigates the jazz scene in Turkey as a microcosm in which he observes the interplay of music and ideology, contesting positionalities in various nationalism(s) and cosmopolitanism(s), class conflict and differing forms of conservatism.