Meral Akkent

Sociologist, expertise in women’s history, gender studies, women’s museums, and international organizing.  Coordinator of women’s policy educational projects in Germany (1975 – 1992), in Kazakhstan (1992-2000) and  Ukraine (2003 – 2010),   initiator and co-founder of  the Museum of Women’s CultureRegional-International (Museum Frauenkultur Regional-International)  in Fürth/ Bavaria, Germany (2001), concept developer (2012) and curator of  the online Women’s Museum Istanbul. Founding member of  Women of One World – Centre for Intercultural Research of Women’s Everyday Life and International Exchange Nuremberg (1989) and  Women´s Culture Foundation Istanbul (2011).