Dersim 38 Tertele (Massacre): Reasons, Truths, Claims


Thursday, April 19, 2018, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Sohbet-i Osmani Lecture Series presents

Bedriye PoyrazBedriye Poyraz
Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Dr. Poyraz is a Full Professor of Media Studies at Ankara University, Faculty of Communication.  Her main interests have been the, social memory, cultural identity of Alevis, gender studies, Alevi massacres, especially the Dersim 38 Tertele (Massacre) which is the biggest massacre in the history of the Turkish Republic.  At Harvard University's CMES, Dr. Poyraz is undertaking a research project on the historical perspective of the Dersim 38 Tertele (Massacre).

Contact: Liz Flanagan