Pelin Batu

Pelin Batu



  • Culture of Living Together for Establishing Empathy (Our Chronic Disease: Marginalization)
  • Stay in Limbo (Turkish Societies’ Dilemmas: Being Easterner or Westerner?)
  • Environmental Consciousness, Nature & People
  • Special Presentations on Art History (Renaissance & Women, Women in History, Art & Literature)

What she offers

One of Turkey’s most charming and new generation actress, television personality, and historian Pelin Batu offers audiences her expert views on exactly why the conflicts in Turkey can only be addressed by a wider community of democracies. Sweeping historical, cultural and mythological insight related in her own conversational style, help her incisive commentary on political and social issues stand apart from its competitors.

How she presents

Actress, television personality, historian Pelin Batu is an excellent and engaging speaker, highly respected and in demand as a keynote speaker. She is charming, experienced, and ambitious.

Due to her father İnal Batu’s occupation as a diplomat, she spent her childhood in many foreign countries including Pakistan, Czech Republic, France and the USA. She completed high school at Marymount School in New York and also pursued musical and theatre training at Mannes College of Music. After starting literature and philosophy at New York University, she switched her subject to history and completed it at Boğaziçi University. She made her film debut in Harem Suare in 1999 and has gone on to act with several more films and TV series. She has also appeared on the Turkish TV programs and has written, translated, and published many poems & books.


  • Divan of Lost Things (2015)
  • Drawing Book (2013)
  • Book of Winds (2009)
  • Jewish History (with Ahmet Almaz) (2008)
  • Glass (2003)


  • Harem Soiree (1999)
  • Hayal Kurma Dersleri (1999-2000)
  • Komser Şekspir (2000)
  • Akşam Güneşi (2000)
  • Şellale (2001)
  • İçerdeki (2002)
  • O Şimdi Asker (2003)
  • Dün Gece Bir Rüya Gördüm (2005) (Awarded an Acting Achievement Award by the Municipality of Berlin)
  • Pars Kiraz Operasyonu (2006)
  • Hicran Sokağı (2007)
  • Yağmurdan Sonra (2008)
  • Barut (2009)
  • Mandalina Kabukları (2010)
  • The Sultan’s Women (2011)
  • Zor Yılların Kayıp Çocukları (2012)
  • 5 Kadın (2013)
  • Don Juan’ı Öldürmek (2014)
  • Berfe (2014)

Presentation Languages: Turkish, English

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