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The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey: From the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic

The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey
Veli Yadirgi, SOAS

Date: 24 October 2017Time: 5:45 PM

Finishes: 24 October 2017Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre

Type of Event: Book Launch

Talk by Veli Yadirgi on his book The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey: From the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic (Cambridge University Press, 2017) in which he analyses the socioeconomic and political structures and transformations of the Kurdish people from the Ottoman era through to the modern Turkish Republic, arguing that there is a symbiotic relationship between the Kurdish question and the de-development of the predominantly Kurdish domains.

Dr Veli Yadirgi is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS and has worked as a political correspondent and editor in different media companies in Europe.  

Chair: Gilbert Achcar, SOAS

Admission Free - All Welcome

Organiser: London Middle East Institute

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