Turkey

2016 Apr 13

Ritual (Cem), Worship-place (Cemevi), and Identity Formation: The Alevi Question of Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World presents

Riza Yildirim
Associate Professor & Vice-chair, Department of History, TOBB University of Economics & Technology, Ankara; Fulbright Visiting Professor, Department of Religion, Boston University... Read more about Ritual (Cem), Worship-place (Cemevi), and Identity Formation: The Alevi Question of Turkey

2016 Mar 09

The Emerging Immigration and Asylum Regime in Turkey

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel 262, 1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA

The Seminar on Turkey in the Modern World presents

Saime Ozcurumez
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University, Ankara; Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University and Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School... Read more about The Emerging Immigration and Asylum Regime in Turkey

2016 Mar 07

Blood Ties: Religion, Violence, and the Politics of Nationhood in Ottoman Macedonia

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Seminar Series presents

İpek Kocaomer Yosmaoğlu
Assistant Professor, History, Northwestern University

İpek Yosmaoğlu (Ph.D. Princeton, 2005) is an historian of the late Ottoman Empire. She taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a member at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton before joining the history department at Northwestern in 2010. Her research interests include nationalism, violence, political legitimacy and state modernization. She has completed a book entitled Blood Ties:...

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2016 Feb 23

Intercultural Musical Explorations in ‘A Coffeehouse Opera’: Shakespeare’s Othello, an Ottoman Eunuch and Bektashi Sufism

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The CMES Sohbet-i Osmani Seminar Series presents

Dr. Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol, Emerson College, and
Dr. Robert Labaree, New England Conservatory... Read more about Intercultural Musical Explorations in ‘A Coffeehouse Opera’: Shakespeare’s Othello, an Ottoman Eunuch and Bektashi Sufism

2016 Feb 16

What is Islamic in the Islamic State?

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies present

Jocelyne Cesari
Chair of Religion and Politics, University of Birmingham, UK; Senior research fellow, Georgetown University’s Berkley Center on Religion, Peace and World Affairs; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics and Associate, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, director, interfaculty program Islam in the West, Harvard University... Read more about What is Islamic in the Islamic State?

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