Turkey

2021 Nov 04

The Politics of ‘Enemies within’: Collusion, Subversion and Loyalty Signaling by Religious Groups in Erdogan’s Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info coming soon)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Kristin FabbeKristin Fabbe
Jakurski Family Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

Discussant: Andrew O'Donohue, graduate student... Read more about The Politics of ‘Enemies within’: Collusion, Subversion and Loyalty Signaling by Religious Groups in Erdogan’s Turkey

2021 Apr 26

The European Court of Human Rights and Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Online; registration link below

The Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies & CMES present

Dilek KurbanDilek Kurban
Fellow and Lecturer, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3d6X0OY.

Please note: this event will begin at 11am Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, double-check the time difference.

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The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics, and Community

The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics, and Community

March 30, 2021

In the latest program in the New Books Network’s Middle East Studies Series, History and Middle Eastern Studies PhD candidate Deren Ertas talks with Ayfer Karakaya-Stump (PhD 2008), Associate Professor of History at the College of William and Mary, about her recently published monograph, The Kizilbash-Alevis in Ottoman Anatolia: Sufism, Politics, and...

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2021 Apr 16

Knowledge Production, Economic Policy and the Transformation of Higher Education in Turkey

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Nazan Bedirhanoglu
Freedom Project Postdoctoral Fellow in Political Science, Wellesley College

This event is part of a two-speaker talk with Sumercan Bozkurt-Gungen (Simon Fraser Univ) on neoliberalism and the corporate world in Turkey.

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3rncdiU.

Please note: this event will begin at 12:30pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, double-check the time difference.

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2021 Apr 16

Rethinking the Relationship between Neoliberalism, Corporate Welfare and Cronyism: Lessons from Turkey

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents

Sumercan Bozkurt-GungenSumercan Bozkurt-Gungen
Visiting Faculty, School for International Studies, Simon Fraser University

This event is part of a two-speaker talk with Nazan Bedirhanoglu (Wellesley) on higher education in Turkey.

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/3rncdiU.

Please note: this event will begin at 12:30pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, double-check the time difference.... Read more about Rethinking the Relationship between Neoliberalism, Corporate Welfare and Cronyism: Lessons from Turkey

2021 Mar 04

Academic Autonomy and Freedom in Turkey: The case of Boğaziçi University

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (registration link below)

Academics for Peace North America present

Seda Altuğ, Boğaziçi University, Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Assistant Professor
Zeynep Gambetti, Boğaziçi University, Political Science & International Relations, Emeritus Professor
Berivan Tekdal, Boğaziçi University, Student
Ömer Demir, Boğaziçi University, Student 

Moderator: Dilan Okçuoğlu, Global Kurdish Studies, American University, Postdoctoral Fellow and Professorial Lecturer

Public webinar via Zoom. Registration is required: https://bit.ly/3pVlf67.

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2021 Apr 01

Book talk: "The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province"

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a book talk

Dr. Ümit KurtUmit Kurt
Polonsky Fellow, Van Leer Jerusalem Institute; and lecturer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/38QQUzY.

Please note that this event will begin at 12pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, please double-check the time difference.

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Deni Hoxha

Crossroads of the Mediterranean: Turkey and Tunisia

February 15, 2021

Deni Hoxha is a senior in Adams House concentrating in economics and pursuing a concurrent AM degree in Middle Eastern studies. As a speaker in the “Destination: World – Student Tales from Beyond the Comfort Zone” event in October 2020, part of Worldwide Week at Harvard, Deni gave a PechaKucha-style PowerPoint presentation about his experiences on CMES Wintersession trips to Turkey (2018) and Tunisia (2019). Here is his talk, edited for the web.... Read more about Crossroads of the Mediterranean: Turkey and Tunisia

2021 Mar 19

Women and Ottoman households in Colonial Tunisia (1880s-1920s)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

M'hamed Oualdi
Professor of Modern History of the Maghrib, Sciences Po-Paris; and Principal Investigator of the European Reseach Council project "SlaveVoices" about slave testimonies in 19th century North Africa

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2021 Apr 22

Monuments, Memory, and Minorities: A Case Study of Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Elizabeth ProdromouElizabeth Prodromou
Faculty Director, Initiative on Religion, Law and Diplomacy, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/31iNCkN.

Please note: this event will begin at 4:30pm Eastern Daylight Time. If you live outside the US, double-check the time difference.... Read more about Monuments, Memory, and Minorities: A Case Study of Turkey

2020 Oct 02

The Ascendant Field: Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

(All day)

Location: 

Online webinar (RSVP link below)

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC), the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) present the workshop

Ascendant Field posterThe Ascendant Field
Critical Engagements with Ottoman Arabic Literature

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