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Scott Kilner: Reflections From a Diplomat

Posted on March 27th, 2015 by Guest

April 15, 2015, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm, Encina Hall West Room 208  Scott Kilner “A Career in U.S. Foreign Policy: Reflections From a Diplomat on Western Europe and Turkey” Stanford alumnus Scott Kilner (BA 1974) will discuss his 32 years of service as a career diplomat with the U.S. State Department, including observations on the Washington policy process and representing the United States abroad […]

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Slavoj Žižek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy: From Factual to Counter-factual God

Posted on March 13th, 2015 by Guest

 April 2, 2015, 12: 00 pm Bechtel Conference Center, Main Hall (616 Serra Street) From Factual to Counter-factual God: A Dialogue Between Slavoj Žižek and Jean-Pierre Dupuy Free and open to the public. RSVP requested. More   [Co-sponsored by the Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Center for South Asia]

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Taner Akcam: The Decision Making Process for Armenian Genocide

Posted on March 11th, 2015 by Guest

May 7, 2015, 12:00 pm,  History Corner Building 200 Room 307 Taner Akcam “Gradual Radicalization: The Decision Making Process for Armenian Genocide” Stanford Global Studies (SGS), in association with the Armenian Students Association, the Mediterranean Studies Program and the Provost’s Office, is planning a series of events from February to May to commemorate the Armenian […]

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Paul Amar: The End of Neoliberalism

Posted on January 16th, 2015 by Guest

February 26, 2015, 12:00-1:30 pm, Encina Hall Ground Floor Conference Room E008 Paul Amar (University of California, Santa Barbara) “Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism Paul Amar will discuss his book The Security Archipelago, winner of the 2014 Charles Taylor Book Award of the American Political Science Association. The book provides an […]

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Thomas de Waal: Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide

Posted on January 13th, 2015 by Guest

February 20, 2015, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Encina Central CISAC Central Conference Room Thomas de Waal (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) “Great Catastrophe: Armenians and Turks in the Shadow of Genocide” Thomas de Waal is a senior associate in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington D.C. […]

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Ana Gomez-Bravo: Food and Racial Profiling in Fifteenth Century Spain

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by Guest

February 11, 2015, 4:00 pm, Building 360, CCSRE Conference Room Ana Gomez-Bravo (University of Washington) “Jewish/Converso Food and Racial Profiling in Fifteenth Century Spain” In the context of changing identities and the emphasis on ancestries in medieval Spain, the ability to categorize an individual of mixed descent became both necessary and increasingly difficult. In the middle of the fifteenth […]

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Şuhnaz Yılmaz: Turkish-Russian Relations in a Turbulent Region

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by Guest

March 3, 2015 12:00 pm Encina Central CISAC Conference Room Şuhnaz Yılmaz (Koc University) “Turkish-Russian Relations in a Turbulent Region and the Challenges of Eurasian Energy Politics” The Crimean crisis and developments in Ukraine has once again brought the shores of the Black Sea and debates about a resurgent Russia’s flexing its muscle into the limelight. […]

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Şuhnaz Yılmaz: Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent

Posted on January 9th, 2015 by Guest

March 5, 2015 3:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208   Şuhnaz Yılmaz (Koc University) “Turkish-American Relations (1800-1952): Between the Stars, Stripes and the Crescent” This lecture aims to take the participants on a journey along the intricate web of Turkish-American relations. It critically examines the process, during which the relations evolved from those of strangers […]

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Zrinka Stahuljak: The Aesthetics of Translation

Posted on January 8th, 2015 by Guest

February 4, 2015 12:oo pm – 1:15pm, Building 260, Rm. 216 Zrinka Stahuljak (University of California, Los Angeles)”The Aesthetics of Translation: Approaching the Mediterranean from the Burgundian-Flemish Perspective” Professor Zrinka Stahuljak (UCLA) will present a chapter on her on-going research into translation and multilingualism in the Middle Ages. Discussion will focus on “fixers,” intermediaries between […]

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Musical Dialogue with Jordi Savall: Turkish and Iberian Traditions

Posted on January 8th, 2015 by Guest

February 19, 2015, 7:00 pm, Bechtel Conference Center (616 Serra Street) Join the Spanish Conductor and multi-instrumentalist for a free lecture and demonstration of Turkish and Iberian musical traditions with musicians Hakan Gungor and Yurdal Tokcan

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