Languages


International Symposium on Symbiotic Antagonisms

Listen

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON

 

SYMBIOTIC ANTAGONISMS IN TURKEY

 SOURCES, DISCOURSES AND CHANGING NATURE OF TURKISH, KURDISH AND ISLAMIC NATIONALISMS

 

Convened by

Ayşe Kadıoğlu                    Fuat Keyman

Sabancı University              Koç University

Istanbul                                Istanbul

 

November 05-06, 2007

Venue:   Sabancı University

Karaköy Communication Center

Bankalar caddesi, no. 2, Karaköy, Istanbul

Phone: 212 292 4939

  

 

NOVEMBER 05, 2007, Monday

14:00 Meeting at the Karaköy Communication Center

 

14:30-15:00 Welcome and Introductory remarks by Fuat Keyman and Ayşe Kadıoğlu

 

15:00-15:30 Opening lecture by Şerif Mardin, Sabancı University, Istanbul

15:30- 15:45 Comments, Contributions, Questions

 

 

 

First Session: 16:00-18:30

 

I-                  SOURCES, DISCOURSES AND CHANGING NATURE OF TURKISH NATIONALISM

 

                  Panel Chair: Hakan Yavuz, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City

1)     Sources, Roots of Turkish Nationalism---Umut Uzer, Harvard University, Boston

2)     The Twin Motives of Turkish Nationalism---Ayşe Kadıoğlu, Sabancı University, Istanbul

3)     Changing Nature of Turkish Nationalism---Umut Özkırımlı, Bilgi University, Istanbul

4)     Nationalism in Turkey: Modernity, State and Identity---Fuat Keyman, Koç University, Istanbul

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER 06, 2007, Tuesday

Second Session: 10:30-13:00

 

II-               SOURCES, DISCOURSES AND CHANGING NATURE OF KURDISH NATIONALISM

 

                        Panel Chair: Fuat Keyman, Koç University, Istanbul

1)     Does Kurdish Nationalism Have a Navel?---Hakan Özoğlu, University of Central Florida, Orlando

2)     The Kurdish Question in Turkish Nationalist Discourses---Mesut Yeğen, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

3)     Religious versus Secular Nationalism: The Case of Kurdish Nationalism---Hakan Yavuz, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City

4)     Kurdish Civil Society Activism in Europe---Vera Eccarius-Kelly, University of Siena, Loudonville

 

 

Lunch ( 13:00-14:30)

 

 

 

Third Session: 14:30-16:30

 

 

III-            SOURCES, DISCOURSES AND CHANGING NATURE OF ISLAMIC NATIONALISM

 

                        Panel Chair: Ayşe Kadıoğlu, Sabancı University, Istanbul

1)     Conservatism, Nationalism and Religion in Turkey---Nazım İrem, Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir

2)     On the Question of Islam and Nationalism in Turkey: Sources and Discourses---Berrin Koyuncu-Lorasdağı, Hacettepe University, Ankara

3)     Symbiotic Antagonisms or Fraternal Twins?: Turkish Nationalism and Sunni Islam in the Construction of AKP, BBP, and MHP Identities---Simten Coşar, Başkent University, Ankara

 

Leaflet

.