vol. 7

Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Celebrity Apparatus

Examining the impact of his fictional celebrity persona on recent global events, Kelly McGee explores how Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s presidency brings new considerations to the forefront of celebrity and media studies.

Archive as Pulp: In and through Kağıthane

Merve Ünsal explores the neighborhood of Kagithane (House of Paper) in Istanbul, Turkey, which was formerly a hub of paper production. Ünsal examines the paper supply crisis in Turkey through the rapidly gentrifying neighborhood, which is home to the Ottoman state archives.