Burç Köstem

Burç Köstem is a PhD candidate in Communication Studies at McGill University. His doctoral research investigates the mutual production of reactionary sentiment and neoliberalism across the sites of urban construction, financial speculation, and social media platforms in Turkey. More broadly, he is interested in the politics of the built environment, the problem of waste and excess in urban economies, the politics of currency, theories of value and post-autonomist political thought.