Eray Cayli is a London-based researcher, writer, and teacher interested in the interface of architecture/art and anthropology. He currently works as Adjunct Professor at the Syracuse University School of Architecture (London programme), Teaching Fellow at the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL), and Researcher at the LSE's European Institute, working with the Chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies. Cayli acted as a peer reviewer for the International Journal of Heritage Studies, Ethnicities, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, and Ethnopolitics. Outside of academia, he writes a bi-monthly column for Turkey's leading design and architecture magazine XXI. He holds degrees from University College London (PhD), Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design (MFA), and Istanbul Technical University (BSc).
Importantly, the political apathy such arguments attribute to technology has counterparts in architecture and design both historically and at present.