Turkey

2021 Dec 09

Twice Displaced: Syrian Armenian Stories of Resettlement and Revival in Armenia and Abroad

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online (registration information below)

The CMES Armenian Studies Lecture Series presents

Rebecca L. Thomas, MSW, PhD
Professor and Director, Center for International Social Work Studies, University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Anoush Baghdassarian, Harvard Law School 3L; co-founder of ReRooted, a Syrian-Armenian Archive

Ani Schug, co-founder of ReRooted, a Syrian-Armenian Archive

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Syria provided a refuge for Ottoman Armenians fleeing the violence in their ancestral villages during the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923. The Syrian Armenian community grew and... Read more about Twice Displaced: Syrian Armenian Stories of Resettlement and Revival in Armenia and Abroad

2021 Nov 19

On Guest Workers, Migrants, and Germans of Turkish Descent: Reflections on the Occasion of the 60th Anniversary of the German-Turkish Recruitment Agreement

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a conversation moderated by Cemal Kafadar with

Lauren Stokes
Assistant Professor of History, Northwestern University

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2021 Nov 22

Armenia and Turkey (non)-relations: Can peace break out after the war in Nagorno Karabakh?

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration link below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies presents a panel discussion with

Anna Ohanyan
Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of International Relations, Stonehill College

Cengiz Aktar
Adjunct professor of political science, University of Athens

Vicken Cheterian
Lecturer in history and international relations, University of Geneva

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Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Fall 2021 Edition

September 30, 2021
The Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy (JMEPP) is an online student-run policy journal, published at the Harvard Kennedy School. Founded in 2011, JMEPP presents cutting-edge analysis on the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. JMEPP presents new perspectives on pressing problems, addressing complex issues with insightful analysis, and exploring emerging trends shaping the region. JMEPP's audience, composed of policymakers, academics, and more casual readers, is interested in policy writing that is forward-thinking, empirically grounded, and accessible.... Read more about Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, Fall 2021 Edition
2021 Nov 02

"Those Infidel Greeks”: A late dialogue with the Ottoman resources on the Greek War of Independence

1:30pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Online (Zoom registration info below)

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation present

H. Şükrü Ilıcak
Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Crete

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Watch a recording of this talk: https://bit.ly/3qncd5x​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
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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 below)

The WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar presents

Kristin FabbeKristin Fabbe
Jakurski Family Associate Professor, Harvard Business School

Discussant: Andrew O'Donohue, PhD candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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