Deniz Berfin Ayaydin completed her MSc in Media and Communication Studies at London School of Economics and Political Science in 2013. She also holds a BA degree in Management Science from Bosporus University (2011). Upon graduation, she worked in digital marketing and in 2016 she joined CEMESO as a Phd student. Her research interests include visual cultures, space and media and migration. Currently she is working on a doctorate project focusing on labour migration and family separation.