Anja Türkan has recently completed her research project “Digital Diplomacy” for which she held a scholarship with the research program “Culture and Foreign Policy” from the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa) in Germany. In collaboration with Deutsche Welle, she conducted her research with the focus on the significance of implementing Social Media as a tool to create innovative solutions in the field of foreign policy. She studied in Germany and Australia and holds a B.A. in Literary, Cultural and Media Studies from the University of Siegen as well as a M.A. in Media Culture from the University of Bremen.