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Sinan Ciddi: Politics of Intransigence

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

October 2, 12:15 pm- 1:30 pm, Encina West, #208 (616 Serra Street) Sinan Ciddi (Georgetown University/ Institute of Turkish Studies), “Turkey’s Republican People’s Party: Politics of Intransigence” The Republican People’s Party (CHP) is Turkey’s oldest political party, which under Kemal Ataturk, established the foundations of the modern republic. Since transition into competitive party politics during […]

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Yesim Arat: Justice and Development Party in Turkey

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

 October 21, 2014, 12:15 pm- 1:30 pm, Encina Central, CISAC Central Conference Room (616 Serra Street) Yeşim Arat (2014-15 FSI-SHC International Visiting Scholar; 2014-15 Aron Rodrigue International Visitor), “Justice and Development Party in Turkey: Electoral Success and Democratic Deficit” Students of liberal democracy have long highlighted its many paradoxes. Most notably, individual rights, although a necessary (albeit […]

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Christoph K. Neumann: The Mevlevi Dervishes and the Ottomans

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

November 3, 2014, 4:15 pm, Building 200, Room 307 (450 Serra Mall) Christoph K. Neumann (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany), “The Mevlevi Dervishes and the Ottomans: How Did an Intellectual Network Contribute to the Integration of an Early Modern Empire?” [Co-sponsored by Stanford Humanities Center, Department of History, and the Sohaib & Sara  Abbasi Program in […]

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Political Change and Women

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

October 14, 12:15 pm- 1:30 pm, Encina Central, CISAC Conference Room (616 Serra Street) Political Change and Women in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Turkey Yeşim Arat (2014-15 FSI-SHC International Visiting Scholar; 2014-15 Aron Rodrigue International Visitor) Zilka Spahić-Šiljak (CREEES Visiting Scholar)   Yeşim Arat is 2014-15 FSI-SHC International Visiting Scholar and 2014-15 Aron Rodrigue International Visitor at Stanford University, […]

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Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

May 16-17, 2014, Lane History Corner, Room 307 (450 Serra Mall) Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond For the conference schedule and to RSVP email: vtroyans@stanford.edu This conference is only open to the Stanford Community. [Co-sponsored by the Department of History, Office of Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Dean’s […]

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Zahera Harb (City University, London), “Reporting the Arab Uprisings and its Ethical Boundaries”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

May 13, 12pm – 1:30pm, Goldman Conference Room, Encina Hall East (616 Serra Street) Zahera Harb (City University London; 2013-14 SHC-FSI International Visitor) , “Reporting the Arab Uprisings and its Ethical Boundaries” Abstract: Arab screens along with social networks have been flooded over the past three years with words, images and videos that were meant […]

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Conference on Journalism as Literary Praxis

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

May 9, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa Street) Conference on Journalism as Literary Praxis [Co-sponsored by Stanford Humanities Center]

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Ilham Khuri-Makdisi (Northeastern University), “The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

Date/ Venue TBA Ilham Khuri-Makdisi (Northeastern University), “The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Radicalism” [Co-sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center’s Modern Middle East and Central Asia Workshop]

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Ara Merjian (New York University), “Painting in Chains: Giorgio de Chirico’s Nietzschean Interiors”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

May 1, 5:30 pm, Cummings Art Building, AR2 (435 Lasuen Mall) Ara Merjian (New York University), “Painting in Chains: Giorgio de Chirico’s Nietzschean Interiors” [Co-sponsored by Department of Art & Art History]

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Chris Dole (Amherst College), “Life’s Remains: Loss and Endurance in Post-Earthquake Turkey”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Med Studies Staff

Wednesday, April 23, 5:30 pm, Building 50, Room 51A Culture, Mind, and Medicine Seminar Series Chris Dole (Amherst College), “Life’s Remains: Loss and Endurance in Post-Earthquake Turkey” Abstract: This talk examines long-term experiences of loss and recovery among survivors of a series of devastating earthquakes that struck western Turkey in 1999.  It is particularly interested in […]

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