Kübra Gümüşay

Journalist | Author | Activist

Kübra Gümüşay, born 1988 in Hamburg, studied political science in Hamburg and at the London School of Oriental and African Studies.

She is the author of the bestseller "Sprache & Sein”, published by Hanser Berlin in spring 2020. She is co-founder of eeden, a feminist co-creation space in Hamburg, as well as numerous campaigns and associations - including the anti-racist #SchauHin campaign, the feminist alliance #ausnahmslos, which was awarded the Clara Zetkin Women's Award in 2016, and the campaign "Organised Love". She is a Fellow of the Progressive Centre and Associate Expert at the Center for Intersectional Justice.

Her blog “Ein Fremdwörterbuch” was nominated for the Grimme Online Award in 2011. In 2018, Forbes magazine ranked her among the “top 30 under 30” in Europe in media and marketing.

Programm

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SILBERSALZ Festival 2021

Language in conversation

Kübra Gümüşay, Journalist, Blogger, Author and Net Activist I Moderation: Leyla Jagiella, Ethnologist, Religious Scholar and Trans Activist

We need to talk. About the power and limits of language. Kübra Gümüşay, author of the bestseller " Sprache und Sein" (Language and Being) in an exchange with Leyla Jagiella. [...]