Şeyma Filiz

Istanbul University, Turkey
Şeyma Filiz completed her undergraduate studies in Public Relations and Publicity at Marmara University in 2018, followed by a double major in Political Science and International Relations in 2019. Between 2018 and 2021, she completed her master's degree in Strategic Communication Management at Galatasaray University. During her thesis period, she spent the academic year 2019-2020 in Brussels for an Erasmus exchange at Université Libre de Bruxelles, where she prepared her thesis on Strategic Communication and Digital Lobbying in the European Union. From February 2020 to March 2024, she worked as a Research Assistant at Istanbul Esenyurt University. She has publications including books, book chapters, articles, and presentations at national/international conferences on topics such as political communication, public diplomacy, the digital public sphere, big data, and artificial intelligence. Currently, she is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Public Relations and Advertising at Istanbul University where she is actively engaged in thesis research, while pursuing her second master's degree in Digital Media and Society at Bremen University.

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