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Public talks

A list of public talks and media appearances featuring Contemporary Turkish Studies staff:

 

Public talks by Assoc. Prof Esra Özyürek

“Making Germans out of Turks and Arabs? Holocaust Memory and inclusion/exclusion ofimmigrants” Ozyegin Forum on Modern Turkey, Harvard University, September 2018. 

“Generation Allah: Democratizing Muslim Men and Holocaust Memory in Germany" invited lecture at the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, University of Illinois, September 2018. 

“What is New in the New Turkey?” invited lecture at the CEVIPOL, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, June 2018. 

“Flucht und Integration als Herausforderung fuer Europa” Koerber History Forum, Berlin, March 2018. 

“Generation Allah: Democratizing Young Muslim Men and Working Through Holocaust Memory in Germany” Mary E. Johnson Lecture on Social Justice and Human Rights at Mount Holyoke College, March 2018. 

“Inheritance and Belief” invited lecture, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, December 2017. 

“What is New in the New Turkey?” invited lecture, University of Bremen, December 2017. 

“Generation Allah: Holocaust education, national character studies, and democraticemotions for Turkish and Arab-background Germans” invited lecture at the Center for the Modern and Contemporary History, Edinburgh University, October 2017. 

“When Erdogan accuses Merkel for being a Nazi: Manifacturing a Clash of Civilizations”invited talk at Festival of Ideas, Cambridge University, October 2017. 

“Holocaust Memory and Muslim minorities in Germany” invited lecture at Buffet Institutefor Global Studies, Northwestern University, February 2017. 

“Wrong Emotions for the Holocaust: Muslim Contributions to Holocaust Memory inGermany” invited lecture at Divinity School, Chicago University, February 2017. 

“Wrong Emotions for the Holocaust: Muslim Contributions to Holocaust Memory inGermany” invited lecture at Department of Anthropology, Cambridge University, February 2017. 

“Race, Religion, and Conversion in Germany” invited lecture at Department ofAnthropology, Zurich University, Zurich, November 2016. 

“Becoming a Jew, Becoming a Muslim” Dialogical Lecture Series on Judaism and Islam inDiaspora, Jewish Museum in Berlin, February 2016. 

“Konversion. Neue Heimat mit Neuem Glauben” participant in invited panel at Die Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Berlin, October 2016. 

“Turkey after the Failed Coup: Democracy and Security” Chatham House, September 2016. 

“Wrong Emotions for the Holocaust” invited lecture at the Center for Antisemitism Studiesin Technical University, Berlin, June 2016. 

“Racialization of Anti-semitism” invited lecture at the Pears Center for Antisemitism inLondon, May 2016. 

“Fear Rather Than Remorse: Emotional Performance of Citizenship and Turkish- and Arab-German Engagements with the Holocaust” invited lecture at Department of Anthropology, Cornell University, October 2015. 

“Race, Religion, and Conversion” keynote lecture at the Practical Wisdom, MediatedPerformance, and Everyday Reality Conference, Utrecht University, June 2014. 

“Conversion to Islam in the New Germany” keynote lecture at the Muslims in UK andEurope Symposium. Center of Islamic Studies, Cambridge University, May 2014.

Assoc. Prof Esra Özyürek on her latest book Being German Becoming Muslim:

Associate Prof. Dr Esra Özyürek on current affairs relating to Turkey:

 

August 2018, ITV News

Subject: The economic crisis in Turkey

August 2018, BBC News

Subject: The economic crisis in Turkey

August 2018, BBC Radio 4

Subject: On the 'deep state' in Turkey

April 2017, BBC News

Subject: The constitutional referandum in Turkey in 2017 

June 2015, BBC World News:

Subject:  The 7 June 2015 general election in Turkey. 

July 2015, BBC World News:

Subject: The suicide bomb attack that killed 32 in the border town of Suruc in southeastern Turkey.

July 2015, CNN International:

Subject: The suicide bomb attack that killed 32 in the border town of Suruc in southeastern Turkey.

October 2015, BBC World News:

Subject: The Syrian refugee crisis and its impact on Turkey-EU relations.

July 2016, Al Jazeera World:

Subject: Civil society, human rights, and democracy in Turkey in the wake of the failed military coup.

March 2017, BBC World News:

Subject: The 16 April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey.

April 2017, BBC Radio 4:

Subject: The 16 April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey. (at about 13 minutes into the programme).

April 2017, BBC World News:

Subject: The 16 April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey.

April 2017, BBC Radio Wales:

Subject: The 16 April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey. (at about 7:30 minutes into the programme).

August 2017, Monocle Radio:

Subject: The cult of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (as part of a discussion on "autocracies and the personality cult") (at 9:18 minutes into the programme).

September 2017, Radio Sputnik:

Subject: Tension between EU leaders and Turkey.

September 2017, Sputnik News 2:

Subject: Tension between EU leaders and Turkey.

December 2017, BBC World News:

Subject: Exiled academics from Turkey.