Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

Şener Aktürk: “Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany, Russia, and Turkey”

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

October 29, 2013, 5:30 pm, Tresidder Memorial Union, East Oak Lounge (459 Lagunita Drive, map) Annual Koç Lecture Series: Şener Aktürk (Koç University), “Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany, Russia, and Turkey” Germany’s ethnic citizenship law, the Soviet Union’s inscription of ethnic origins in personal identification documents, and Turkey’s prohibition on the public use of […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

October 21, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center (616 Serra Street, map) Please join us for a panel discussion on the popular protests and recent political developments in the Middle East Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey Amr Adly (CDDRL Program on Arab Reform and Democracy, Stanford), “Egypt after June 30th: Between Abortive and […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Gezi Park Protests in Turkey

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Three of our faculty affiliates reflect on the Gezi Park protests that have emerged in Turkey since May 2013.  Ayca Alemdaroglu (Stanford Introductory Studies) discussed in her Stanford Report interview and her Jadalliya article how demonstrations over plans to bulldoze an Istanbul park turned into a broader indictment of the government. Ali Yaycioglu (Department of History) reflected […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Joshua Landis: Syria: What’s Next?

Posted on January 8th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

February 14, 5:30 pm, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall (424 Santa Teresa) Joshua Landis (University of Oklahoma), “Syria: What’s Next?” In thinking about possible outcomes of the Syrian revolution and civil war, it is helpful to place Syria in the broader context of the Levant states, all of which are deeply divided and weak. This […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Baki Tezcan, “Secularist Anxieties Meet Evangelical Ones in Modern Turkish Historiography”

Posted on December 12th, 2012 by Burçak Keskin-Kozat

February 25, 2013, 4:15 pm, Building 200 (450 Serra Mall), Room 307 Ottoman/Byzantine Worlds Workshop Baki Tezcan (University of California, Davis), “Secularist Anxieties Meet Evangelical ones in Modern Turkish Historiography: The Renegade Father of Muslim Printing, His Treatise on Islam (ca. 1710), and the Competing Arguments on his Christian Past” Baki Tezcan is Associate Professor of […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Walter Andrews: “Making Sense of Ottoman Love Poetry from Prairie Voles to Poiesis”

Posted on December 11th, 2012 by Burçak Keskin-Kozat

February 15, 2013, 12:15 PM, Building 70, Room 72A1 Religious Studies Coloquium Walter Andrews (University of Washington), “Making Sense of Ottoman Love Poetry from Prairie Voles to Poiesis” Walter Andrews is Professor of Ottoman and Turkish Literature at the University of Washington, and co-director of the Ottoman Text Archive Project. He received his Ph.D. in Turkish […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Ziya Onis: The Political Economy of the AKP Era

Posted on September 6th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 5:30 pm, Pigott Hall, Room 113 (450 Serra Mall, map) Stanford- Koç Lecture Series Ziya Öniş (Koç University), “The Triumph of Conservative Globalism: The Political Economy of the AKP Era” Abstract: The Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (AKP), following its third successive electoral victory appears to be far more entrenched than its […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Ziya Onis: Turkey and the Arab Spring

Posted on September 6th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 3:30 pm, Encina Hall East, Goldman Conference Room (616 Serra Street, map) Stanford- Koç Lecture Series Ziya Öniş (Koç University), “Turkey and the Arab Spring: Between Ethics and Self-Interest” Abstract: Turkey redefined its geographical security environment over the last decade by deepening its engagement with neighboring regions, especially with the Middle […]

Read the rest of this entry »

Stanford Daily: Pamuk Talks Novel’s Power

Posted on October 23rd, 2007 by Abbasi Staff

“Our happiness and unhappiness is derived not from life itself, but from the meaning we give it,” Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk told a packed Memorial Auditorium yesterday evening. “I’ve devoted my life to exploring that meaning.” [read more] Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about […]

Read the rest of this entry »