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1 Creative Commons The International Thought of Turkish Islamists: History, Civilization and Nation Katerina Dalacoura will presents her research project entitled ‘The International Thought of Turkish Islamists’, funded by a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship. Katerina Dalacoura, Michael Willis 22 Feb 2023
2 Graffiti, music, and football ultras: expressing dissent in MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Piotr Schulkes, Adam Abdallah, and Kalyani Nedungadi discuss non-official ways in expressing dissent, comparing Morocco, Turkey, Egypt, and Palestine. Kalyani Nedungadi, Piotr Schulkes, Adam Abdalla 17 Dec 2021
3 Creative Commons Eldad Ben Aharon - Supporting Denial: Israel’s Foreign Policy and the Armenian Genocide Eldad Ben-Aharon charts the history of Israel's refusal to recognise the Armenian Genocide. Eldad Ben-Aharon 03 Nov 2021
4 Lebanon’s Economic and political crisis Piotr Schulkes, Felix Walker, and Michael Memari cover the ongoing crises in Lebanon’s political and economic systems. Michael Memari, Felix Walker, Piotr Schulkes 09 Feb 2021
5 The logic of chaos: The pattern of dictatorships Ece Temelkuran, author of How to Lose a Country: the Seven Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship (2019) gives a talk for the Middle East Centre Friday Seminar series. Chaired by Dr Laurent Mignon (St Antony's College, Oxford). Ece Temelkuran, Laurent Mignon 09 Dec 2020
6 Religious Freedom in Turkey Alexandre Toumarkine (INALCO, Paris) talks about religious freedom in Turkey. Alexandre Toumarkine 03 Apr 2018
7 FMR 57 - Turkey: between hospitality and hostility Recent political developments and changes in Turkey’s asylum law have had a significantly injurious impact on the safety and legal certainty of refugees in Turkey. Margarite Helena Zoeteweij-Turhan 27 Feb 2018
8 Creative Commons Integration of Brits in Turkey and Turks in Britain Ibrahim Sirkeci explores integration patterns of English-speaking movers in Turkey and those of Turkish-speaking movers in Britain Ibrahim Sirkeci 11 May 2017
9 Catastrophic Success: President Erdogan of Turkey and the opposition media Kerim Balci, editor in chief, Turkish Review gives a talk for the The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. With an introduction by Richard Sambrook. Kerim Balci 05 Dec 2016
10 Creative Commons Making sense of the EU-Turkey deal A panel discuss the deal between the EU and Turkey regarding immigration Cathryn Costello, Alexander Betts, Kalypso Nicolaidis, Guy S Goodwin-Gill 30 Mar 2016
11 How Syria was destroyed: The dynamics of a civil war Seminar on the civil war in Syria, with Dr Gilles Dorronsoro (Panthéon-Sorbonne University), Arthur Quesnay (Panthéon-Sorbonne University), Adam Baczko (Panthéon-Sorbonne University) on Monday 22nd February 2016 at the Middle East Centre. Gilles Dorronsoro, Arthur Quesnay, Adam Baczko 04 Mar 2016
12 Social media and protests in Turkey Esra Dogramaci, digital consultant, BBC World Service Digital and Technology group gives a talk for the Reuters Institute semianbr series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Esra Dogramaci 21 Jan 2016
13 Turkey’s Kurdish Predicament Lecture given at St. Antony’s Middle East Centre on Wednesday 28th October 2015, with Cengiz Candar. Cengiz Candar 20 Nov 2015
14 Creative Commons FMR 48 - Faith and the politics of resettlement For some asylum seekers in Turkey, conversion may be an opportunistic strategy to improve resettlement prospects. Shoshana Fine 03 Jun 2015
15 Creative Commons Refuge and protection in the late Ottoman Empire Seminar given on 28 January 2015 by Professor Dawn Chatty (RSC), part of the RSC Hilary term 2015 Public Seminar Series Dawn Chatty 23 Feb 2015
16 Creative Commons Dr. Ansari and the Indian Medical Mission to the Ottoman Empire, 1912-13 Dr Burak Akcapar talks on his book 'People's Mission: Dr. Ansari and the Indian Medical Mission to the Ottoman Empire, 1912-13' published by Oxford University Press. Burak Akcapar 04 Dec 2014
17 Creative Commons THEMIS: The relevance of ‘feedback mechanisms' in migration impacted regions Christiane Timmerman presents her paper 'The relevance of ‘feedback mechanisms' in migration impacted regions' in Parallel session V(B) of the conference Examining Migration Dynamics: Networks and Beyond, 24-26 Sept 2013 Christine Timmerman 24 Feb 2014
18 Creative Commons Understanding Conspiracy Theories Sociologically: Anti-Semitic Rhetoric about Dönmes (Converts) in Turkey Research investigating the convert-Jews in Turkey with materials investigating historical accounts, popular conspiracy theory books and interviews with the authors of such books. Turkay Nefes 13 Mar 2013
19 Creative Commons The Impact of European Court of Human Rights' Decisions and Turkish Code Reforms Pertaining to the Headscarf on Islamist Women in Turkey: Enabling Emancipation or Legitimizing Discrimination? Sarah Ficher, (American University), gives a talk for the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region held on Tuesday 12 June, 2012 in St Antony's College. Sarah Ficher 20 Jul 2012
20 Creative Commons Marxism and the Kemalist 'Sonderweg' (through the eyes of the Turkish Communist poet Nazim Hikmet) Professor Halil Berktay delivers the final lecture in the Trinity term East and East Central Europe Seminar Series. Halil Berktay 28 Jun 2012
21 Creative Commons Political reconciliation as women's democratic citizenship: Women's rights-claiming around the drafting of a new constitution in Turkey Part of the Legal Reform and Political Change Affecting Women in the MENA Region conference: Politicizing Women and Women's Issues by Burcu Ozcelik (University of Cambridge):. Burcu Ozcelik 13 Jun 2012
22 Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Fear of Tahrir: Turkish Perspectives on the Egyptian Revolution Kerem Öktem presents a critical reading of Turkish public debates and the policies of the ruling party in Turkey on the Egyptian revolution. Kerem Öktem 25 May 2012
23 Creative Commons Mapping Turkish International Migration Studies: Old Questions, New Challenges Prof Dr. Ahmet Icduygu, Migration Research Centre, Koc University, Istanbul, gives the first in a new series on Turkish Migration for COMPAS. Ahmet Icduygu 08 Aug 2011
24 Kurdish Forced Migration in Turkey This podcast was recorded in May 2008 and presents an overview of Kurdish forced migration in Turkey with a particular focus on forced migration in the 1990s. Simon James, Joost Jongerden, David Cuthell, Mustafa Gündoğdu 20 Feb 2009