Posts Tagged ‘turkish studies’

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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Byzantine and Ottoman Worlds

Posted on January 28th, 2013 by Med Studies Staff

Organized by Prof. Ali Yaycioglu (Department of History), Byzantine and Ottoman Worlds Workshop Series continues with two exciting public lectures in 2013.  On February 25, 2013, Prof. Baki Tezcan (Department of History, University of California-Davis) will deliver a lecture, titled “Secularist anxieties meet evangelical ones in modern Turkish historiography: The renegade father of Muslim printing, his treatise […]

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

Posted on December 12th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

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 Language […]

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BOSP Pilot Program in Istanbul

Posted on September 21st, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Stanford Bing Overseas Studies Program is planning to launch a winter quarter program in Istanbul in January 2015 in partnership with Koç University.

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Poster Exhibit: 2012 Istanbul Overseas Seminar

Posted on September 20th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Fifteen Stanford undergraduates students traveled to Istanbul, Turkey as part of the 2012 Bing Overseas Seminar offered by Prof. Ali Yaycioglu (Department of History) in September 2012. The three-week seminar, titled  “History, Memory and Global Experience in the Eastern Mediterranean,” aimed to make sense of the city’s multi-ethnic, multi-religious, and multi-imperial past and to assess the […]

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Nuray Mert ile Söyleşi

Posted on September 11th, 2012 by Med Studies Staff

Nuray Mert ile Söyleşi (in Turkish; translation is not provided) October 16, 2012, 6:00 pm- 8:00 pm, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall (424 Santa Teresa, Stanford, map & parking) RSVP is requested. Join us on October 16, 2012 for an evening of conversation in Turkish with the renowned Turkish academic and journalist Nuray Mert (2012-13 […]

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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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