Author: Tankut Atuk

Screenshots of the Field: Viral Loads and the Contagious Potentials of Digital Ethnography

Tankut Atuk , March 30th, 2021

Over the course of the past six months, I have been actively doing fieldwork on HIV care in Turkey on Zoom. Believe it or not, for an anxious…


HIV: God’s punishment for sexual deviants or a holy gift against Corona? by Tankut Atuk

Tankut Atuk , May 12th, 2020

In Turkey, HIV has never been considered a “Turkish” issue, but an issue of Eastern European sex workers and Western queers, both perceived as sexual deviants. However, according…