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London Middle East Institute

Seminars on Turkey

Fridays 12.00-2.00pm

Room 116, SOAS (unless otherwise noted)

Convened by Professor Benjamin Fortna, SOAS   

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

Sponsored by Nurol Bank

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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