Posts by jrandall

03-07-2017: Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Posted in Events 2016-2017, Past Events

  Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State Bilge Yesil, in conversation with Professors Louis Fishman and Jillian Schwedler   Tuesday, March, 7 2017 – 6:30 – Room 9204 Join us for an in-depth look into Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State with author Bilge Yesil, in conversation with Professors Louis Fishman (Brooklyn, History) and Jillian Schwedler (Hunter, Political Science). In Media in New Turkey, Yesil provides an engrossing look at the fault lines carved by authoritarianism, tradition, neoliberal...

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12-07-2016: Encountering the Egyptian State in Revolutionary Times: A Rural Perspective

Posted in Events 2016-2017, Past Events

  Encountering the Egyptian State in Revolutionary Times: A Rural Perspective Talk by Yasmine Moataz Ahmed   Wednesday, December, 7 2016 – 6:30 – Room 9206 How did the 2011 uprisings in the Arab region shape the parameters of citizenship and revise perceptions of the State?  While most analyses the “Arab Spring” have focused on events in Tahrir Square and other urban centers, Yasmine Ahmed turns our attention to rural communities and their quest for citizenship rights.  Her talk explores how they have re-conceived—and mobilized—aspects of citizenship and state power in...

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Erik Freas

Posted in Publications

Book title: Muslim-Christian Relations in Late-Ottoman Palestine: Where Nationalism and Religion Intersect Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan For more info: http://www.palgrave.com/in/book/9781137570413

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Daniel Barry

Posted in Linguistics

Daniel Barry

Name: Daniel Barry Department: Linguistics Research Interests: Historical linguistics, contact linguistics, phonology, phonemic inventories, Turkic and Iranic languages Undergraduate: Brooklyn College (CUNY) Other: Kurmanji Teacher for Kurdish Language Study Circle (NYC) Languages: English, Turkish, Kurdish Contact: dbarry@gradcenter.cuny.edu

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01-20-2016: The Importance of Place vs Space Displacement, Art, and the (Re) Imagining of the Armenian Diaspora – Illustrated talk by Neery Melkonian

Posted in Events 2015-2016, Past Events

  The Importance of Place vs Space Displacement, Art, and the (Re) Imagining of the Armenian Diaspora Illustrated talk by Neery Melkonian   Wednesday, January, 20 2016 – 6:30 – Room 9204 In this illustrated lecture, Neery Melkonian extends a critical reflection on disparate contemporary artistic and curatorial practices that have redefined how the Armenian diaspora is perceived globally. First, she surveys aesthetic and exhibition trends of the prior century (1915-2015) through cultural capitals as diverse as Baghdad, Beirut, Damascus, Jerusalem, Paris, Venice, Los...

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