YASAK/BANNED: Print Media and Cultural Spaces from Abdülhamid to Erdogan

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:00pm

Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153

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Edhem Eldem

The conference begins Thursday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 PM with a Vernissage of the related Duke libraries exhibit: Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from late Ottoman and Republican Turkey (Perkins Library Rare Book Room). At 6:30 PM, Professor Edhem Eldem (Bogaziçi University, History) will present a Keynote entitled, Sultan Abdülhamid II: Founding Father of the Turkish State? in the Bostock Library Holsti-Anderson Room. On Friday, Nov. 3 we will host three conference panels in Holsti-Anderson with local and guest experts: Gender and Media (9 AM), Cultural Spaces from Empire to Republic (11 AM) and Censorship and Political Satire (2:30 PM). The conference will conclude with a Roundtable (4:30 PM).Schedule | Thursday, November 2ndReception - 5:30 PM Keynote: Edhem Eldem6:30 PM Schedule | Friday, November 3rdPanel 1: Gender and Media (Facilitator: miriam cooke)Begins at 9:00 AM Irvin SchickBanu GokarikselDidem HavliogluPerin Gürel Panel 2: Cultural Spaces from Empire to Republic (Facilitator: Cemil Aydin)Begins at 11:00 AM Carole WoodallErdag GöknarKent SchullAmy Mills Panel 3: Censorship and Political Satire (Sarah Shields)Begins at 2:30 PM Palmira BrummettAdam MestyanMelike E. BoylanYasemin Gencer

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Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:00pm
bgo3 for Duke University Middle East Studies Center
Event Co-Sponsors
Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES), Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI), Libraries