Elifgül Doğan

Elif is an interdisciplinary researcher with a background in heritage studies and international relations, currently pursuing her PhD at the Cambridge Heritage Research Centre.

Her PhD research blends methods from anthropology, heritage studies, and museum studies to examine how archaeological museum collections are used in contemporary political debates, particularly focusing on their impact on public perceptions of national heritage and identity.

Initially joining Thinklab as a fellow for the Thinklab-BBC CAPE Neurodiversity Project, Elif has also contributed to the Thinklab-UCM Collections, Connections, and Communities Project. She now works as a research analyst at Thinklab, where she designs and develops new research projects, develops scholarly publications, and creates public outputs from ThinkLab projects, in addition to contributing to various internal operations.