K. Zeynep Sarıaslan is a visiting postdoctoral researcher at Project ONLINERPOL LMU Munich and the Leibniz-Centre for Modern Oriental Studies in Berlin.
Sarıaslan completed her PhD on gender and development in southeast Turkey at the University of Zurich Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, where she worked as a researcher and lecturer. She also was a lecturer at the University of Bern Institute of Social Anthropology. Previously, she studied sociology and social anthropology at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara.
Her current research deals with transformation of journalism as a profession in the context of digitalisation and transnational migration.