Posts Tagged ‘Turkey’

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

Posted on September 11th, 2013 by Med Studies 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 […]

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Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey

Posted on September 11th, 2013 by Med Studies 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 […]

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Turkish Studies at Stanford

Posted on September 1st, 2013 by Med Studies Staff

“Turkey has been a crossroads for empires through the ages.  As a university with global ambitions, it is Stanford’s responsibility  to ensure Turkish Studies becomes an integral part of our curriculum.”   Richard Saller, the Vernon R. and Lysbeth Warren Anderson Dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences Stanford students strive to acquire a thorough […]

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Protests in Turkey

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by Med Studies 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 in his Stanford Daily […]

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The Reckoning of Pluralism receives the ITS Publication Subvention Grant

Posted on May 28th, 2013 by Med Studies Staff

Kabir Tambar (Department of Anthropology) receives the Institute for Turkish Studies’ Publication Subvention Grant for his forthcoming book manuscript, The Reckoning of Pluralism: Political Voice and the Demands of History in Turkey (Stanford University Press, 2013).

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Merthan Dundar: From Panislamism to Greater Asianism

Posted on December 21st, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Monday, January 14, 4:15 pm — 5:45 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 Merthan Dundar (Ankara University), “From Panislamism to Greater Asianism: Japanese Empire, Islam, and the Turkic World” Abstract: After the Russian invasion of Kazan Khanate in 1552, Turko-Tatars of the Volga-Ural region became a part of the Russian Empire. Most of the Russian Muslim […]

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Ziya Onis: Turkey and the Arab Spring

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 3:30 pm, Encina Hall East, Goldman Conference Room (616 Serra Street, map) 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 East. The Arab spring, […]

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Ziya Onis: The Political Economy of the AKP Era

Posted on August 28th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 5:30 pm, Pigott Hall, Room 113 (450 Serra Mall, map) Annual Koç Lecture 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 earlier […]

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Annual Koc Lecture

Posted on August 14th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Stanford University‘s Mediterranean Studies Forum and Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies are launching an annual lecture series in collaboration with Center for Globalization and Democratic Governance (GLODEM) at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey. As part of this three-year project, affiliated faculty members from each academic center will visit the other institution for […]

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Film Screening: The Other Town

Posted on April 3rd, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

May 10, 5:30 pm, Annenberg Auditorium (Cummings Art Building,  435 Lasuen Mall) Greece & Turkey Event Series “The Other Town” (2011, 45 min.)– Film Screening with Director Nefin Dinç (State University of New York at Fredonia). Why do neighbors fight? Why do the world’s ethnic and religious groups experience mutual hatred and suspicion? “The Other […]

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