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London Middle East Institute

Seminars on Turkey

Fridays 6.00pm-8.00pm

Room 116, SOAS (unless stated otherwise)

All seminars in this series are free and open to all unless indicated otherwise

Convened by Gamon McLellan & Yorgos Dedes

Organised by the SOAS Modern Turkish Studies Programme (London Middle East Institute, SOAS) 

Sponsored by Nurol Bank

Previous Events in this series

The Law of Denial: Perinçek v. Switzerland

Başak Ertür, Birkbeck College
11 March 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

History in the Making or False Dawn? How Close are we to a Cyprus Agreement?

Ioannis Grigoriadis, Bilkent University
26 February 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Turkish economy in the post-Fed hike, migration crisis, Russian sanctions, slowing China, and low oil price era

Mina Toksöz, Chatham House
29 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The recent elections in Turkey (7 June and 1 November 2015)

Gamon McLellan (SOAS) & Firdevs Robinson (Freelance journalist, Firdevs Talk Turkey)
13 November 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gendering peace and conflict in Turkey from a transnational perspective

Nadje Al-Ali (SOAS) and Dr Latif Taş (SOAS)
23 October 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Eastern Question Seen from the East

Sinan Kuneralp, ISIS Press, Istanbul
20 March 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wars and the Fate of Empires: The Ottomans and their Rivals before 1800

Gabor Agoston, Georgetown University
6 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Crossing the boundaries in Turkey and Germany: Islam, Christianity, secularism and nationalism

Esra Özyürek, LSE
30 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Turkey’s Transitions: Integration, Inclusion, Institutions – A new World Bank study on Turkey’s rise, its lessons and limitations

Martin Raiser, World Bank, Ankara
19 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The “New Turkey”: Davutoğlu's Justice and Development Party

Sinan Ciddi, ITS/Georgetown University
28 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Virtue in the marketplace: veiled designer-entrepreneurs in Istanbul

Magda Craciun, UCL
31 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Ottomanism, Ottoman Vatan and World War I

Behül Özkan, Marmara University
14 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Macedonians in Anatolia: The Importance of the C.U.P.’s Macedonian Roots for their Policies in Anatolia after 1914

Erik Jan Zürcher, Leiden University
31 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The AKP Government at Home and Abroad: A Bundle of Contradictions

William Hale, SOAS
6 December 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

'Facing and Reckoning with the Past' in Turkey's Witness-sites: The Case of the Madımak Hotel

Eray Çaylı, UCL
15 November 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Women and Turkish Cinema: Gender Politics, Cultural Identity and Representation

Eylem Atakav, University of East Anglia
25 October 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, G3, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

State-Nationalisms in the Ottoman Empire, Greece and Turkey

21 May 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116 , 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Changing Historical Perceptions in Turkey: The Case of Sultan Abdülhamid II

Serkan Yazıcı, Sakarya University
22 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The First World War and the Ottoman Empire: The Home-Front Perspective

Yiğit Akın, College of Charleston/Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin
8 March 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Protector or Occupier? Current Turkish Cypriot Perceptions of Turkey

Rebecca Bryant, LSE
25 January 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The Making of Modern Ankara: space, politics and representation

23 November 2012, University of Westminster, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

From Patriarchy to Masculinist Restoration: the changing faces of male dominance in Turkey

Deniz Kandiyoti, SOAS
2 November 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Arabesk Revisited: Music and Cultural Politics in 21st-Century Turkey

Martin Stokes, King's College London
12 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Divided Spaces, Contested Pasts: the formation of the Gallipoli Peninsula Historical National Park

Lucienne Thys-Şenocak, Koç University
11 May 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Anthropology, History and Linguistics: Ataturk and the New Turkish Nationalism, 1922-1938

M Şükrü Hanioğlu, Princeton University

Special Joint Session in conjunction with the LSE’s Contemporary Turkish Studies Programme

21 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Exiled Activists or Cosmopolitan Intellectuals? The Young Turk Opposition in Paris

Stefano Taglia, SOAS
2 March 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

AKP: Its Tenth Year in Power

Gamon McLellan, SOAS
3 February 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Debating Emerging Finance Capitalism in Turkey

Thomas Marois, SOAS
9 December 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Turkey between Kemalism and Post-Kemalism

İhsan Dağı, Middle East Technical University, Ankara
4 November 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Text and Inspiration: Twenty Years of Research amongst the Alevis

David Shankland, The Royal Anthropological Institute, London
28 October 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Turkey's Experience with Neoliberal Economic Policies since 1980

Asaf Savaş Akat, Istanbul Bilgi University; Fikret Şenses, Middle East Technical University and Şevket Pamuk, LSE

Special Joint Session in conjunction with the LSE’s Contemporary Turkish Studies Programme

27 October 2011, Old Building, LSE, Old Theatre, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM