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Friday April 28 - Saturday April 29 | Understanding Turkey Conference

Friday April 28 | 10:00 am - 11:40 am The State's Contested Resources
Session Chair
Stanford University
"Abandoned Villages, Property Redistribution, and Regime Loyalty in Early Republican Turkey: The Case of Kars"
Princeton University
"Environmentalism and Authoritarian Nationalism: A Reappraisal of the Modern Turkish State between 1930s-1940s"
Middle Eastern Technical University
"The Button: Elders and the Caring City in the New Turkey"
University of California, Irvine
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm The Landscape of Emotions
Session Chair
Stanford University
"From Dawn to a Day of Darkness: Trauma and Narrative Form in the Post-Coup Novel"
University of Texas-Austin
"Piety, Intimacy, and Emotions: Political Symbolism of the AKP Government"
Bates College
"Constituting the 'New Turkey': Role of Memory, Emotions and Values in Citizen-making after the July 15th Coup Attempt"
Yildiz Technical University, Sabanci University
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Intimacies of Religion and Family
Session Chair
Stanford University
"Governing the Family through Religion in the New Turkey"
Boston University
"Healing Through Repentance: Islamic Orders, Drugs and Kurdish Migrant Workers"
Princeton University
"'Social Policing': Remarking Security and the Social in the Turkey"
University of Arizona
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Coffee Break
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Qua Vadis, Academia?: Dissent & Solidarity across Europe, the Middle East, the United States
Moderator
Stanford University
EUME
Stanford University
Stanford University
Saturday April 29 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Calling the Nation to Account
Session Chair
Northwestern University
"'The Power of Your Voice'(?): Gender Equality Campaign on change.org"
Istanbul Technical University
"The Making of Racial and Ethnic Boundaries in Turkey: The Case of Afro-Turks"
The New School for Social Research
"Approvals Undone: Transformation of Professional Military Education in Turkey"
Columbia University
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Turkey Beyond Boundaries
Session Chair
University of California, Los Angeles
"The Making of the Almanci: Turkish-German Migrants and the Boundaries of Turkish National Belonging"
Stanford University
"Building 'Community' and Markets in Istanbul and Cairo"
Oberlin College
"Reconstructing the Turkish National Subject: The White Muslim in Africa"
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Coffee Break
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Acting Publicly for Social Goods
Session Chair
Stanford University
"'New Awakening': Transformations of Armenian Activism in Turkey"
Naitonal Academy of Sciences- Institute of Oriental Studies
"The Implications of Turkey's Campus Witches on Gender-Based Violence and the Politics of Public Space"
Ameican University
"Golden Shoes, Tobacco Seats: Sanctions and Transactions across the Turkey-Iran Border"
Northwestern University
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Coffee Break
Participants At Large
"From Multilingualism to Monolingualism: Turkish Language Reforms and Minorities"
University of Michigan
"Ambivalences of Popular Anti-Kemalism: A Case Study on a Narrative"
Duke University
"'Can't You See?' Romeika, Treasure Hunts, and Collective Memory in Trabzon"
University of London
"Turkey's Post-Coup Power Relations: A Geo-Spatial Algorithmic Analysis of 15 July Popular Mobilization"
Kadir Has University