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Turkey and Its Foreign Policy in a Changing World

The Consul General of Turkey in Chicago, Fatih Yildiz gave a talk entitled “Turkey and Its Foreign Policy in a Changing World.”

Introduction to the Ancient Near East

This course carries Culture Studies & COLL S & H distribution credit

Regions Covered: 
Iran
Turkey
Historical Central Eurasia
Professor: 
/~iaunrc/content/jamsheed-choksy
Course Code: 
R250

Islam and Modernity in Central Eurasia

Regions Covered: 
Afghanistan
Azerbaijan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Tatarstan
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region
Historical Central Eurasia

Current events have brought the Islamic religion and its putative supporters to the headlines of the daily media, usually in ways that emphasize the Arab-Israeli conflict and/or the equally painful results of terrorist acts and smart bombs.

Professor: 
/~iaunrc/content/edward-lazzerini-0
Course Code: 
R627
When Taught: 
Spring 2013

Cultural History of the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey

This course is designed to introduce graduate and particularly undergraduate students to the rich and varied cultures of Turkey, from Ottoman times to the present. After briefly touching upon the general history of the Anatolian Turks, we will study the social, economic and political structures of Ottoman and Turkish Anatolia, the languages, the literatures and the many artistic traditions of the Anatolian peoples. How different was the literary language of the Ottoman elite from the language which has been spoken by the people of Anatolia for centuries?

Regions Covered: 
Turkey
Historical Central Eurasia
Professor: 
/~iaunrc/content/kemal-silay
Course Code: 
R582

Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East

Regions Covered: 
Afghanistan
Iran
Turkey
Historical Central Eurasia

This course carries Culture Studies & COLL S & H distribution credit

Professor: 
/~iaunrc/content/m-nazif-shahrani
Course Code: 
R552
When Taught: 
Fall 2013

Turkey and Its Foreign Policy in a Changing World

Date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 4:00pm

Turkey and Its Foreign Policy in a Changing World.

The Honorable Fatih Yildiz Consul General of Turkey in Chicago.

The event is free and open to the public,

Thursday, September 12, 4 p.m.

State Room East, Indiana Memorial Union

Reception, 5:30 p.m., State Room West, Indiana Memorial Union

For inquiries contact: turk@indiana.edu.

Current Issues in Turkey

Date: 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 5:00pm

The Turkish Language Flagship Center invites you to attend a lecture featuring keynote speaker Professor Richard Shockley.

Hungary on the border-land of two world powers: the Habsburgs and the Ottomans: Aftermath of the Ottoman Period

On the weekend of March 23-24th, 2013, scholars of Hungarian studies convened for the 32nd György Ránki Hungarian Chair Symposium entitled, “Hungary on the border-land of two world powers: the Habsburgs and the Ottomans.” This symposium, which brought together scholars from across the U.S. as well as from Hungary, was sponsored by the Indiana University György Ránki Chair in Hungarian Studies, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center, and Russian and East European Institute.

Governmentality and the Structure of 'Islamophobia' in Turkey

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Muslims representing all strata of society throughout the world face an extraordinary degree of negative attention from both public and government eyes often resulting in discriminatory practices. These practices, born of stereotypical descriptions and definitions of “Islam” and “Muslims,” are connotative of the level of fear and hatred in many parts of the world when topics concerning this religion and its adherents arise.

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