Society, Politics, and Economy in Modern Turkey: Sociology of Turkey - Maintained by Tugrul Keskin
We are at a point in our work when we can no longer ignore empires and the imperial context in our studies. (p. 5)
― Edward W. Said, Culture and Imperialism

Monday, June 30, 2014

A Book Review (In Turkish): Uluslararası komplo hikâyelerini kim sevmez?

İPEK YEZDANİ

Radikal - 23.06.2014 

Gazetecinin Ölümü, siyasi bir polisiye. Elçin Poyrazlar Washington’daki politika, ticaret ve medya ilişkilerini de deşifre ediyor.


Uluslararası komplo hikâyelerini kim sevmez? Hele bir de işin içinde siyaset, polisiye, karmaşık bir uluslararası ilişkiler ağı ve bu ağın etrafında işlenen cinayeti çözmeye çalışan bir Türk gazeteci varsa!
Gazetelerin ve televizyonların yurtdışı temsilciliklerinden her geçen gün daha da kesintiye gittiği ve yurtdışı muhabirlerinin sayısının giderek azaldığı bir dönemde, yıllarca Brüksel’de ve Washington’da çalışmış deneyimli bir gazetecinin, Elçin Poyrazlar’ın Washington’da yazmaya başladığı romanı Gazetecinin Ölümü, yukarıda bahsettiklerimi barındıran sürükleyici bir polisiye.
Poyrazlar,temposunu yitirmeyen bir siyasi polisiye yazmış. Gazetecinin Ölümü, politika, ticaret ve medya ilişkilerini de deşifre ediyor. Öte yandan Poyrazlar’ın romanı her ne kadar kurgu da olsa Washington’da yaşamış ve çalışmış bir gazetecinin gerçek deneyimlerinden izler taşıyor.


GAZETECİNİN ÖLÜMÜ
Elçin Poyrazlar 
İthaki Yayınları 2014

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Sunday, June 29, 2014

"ÜNİVERSİTELERİNDE BİLİMSEL HIRSIZLIĞIN DOĞAL KARŞILANDIĞI BİR ÜLKENİN ELBETTE TÜM YAŞAM ALANLARI SOYULACAKTIR"

PLAGIARISM - JUNE 28, 2014

Dr Tansu KÜÇÜKÖNCÜ (*) - 60 yıllık Ege Üniversitesi'nin “% 100 ÇALINTI” doktora tezleri : danışman Turgut Öziş'e “KINAMA” cezası

“Yavuz hırsız, ev sahibini bastırır” misali, Ahmet Yıldırım, ilk kez Aralık 2010'da bir gazetede yaptırdığı “Doçent olmak için daha ne yapsın” başlıklı haberle “5 yılda 270 makale yazan akademisyen” olarak kendini gündeme getirdi. 2011'in son günü ABD'de karşılıksız TÜBİTAK bursuyla 1 yıllık bedava akademik tatildeyken, dikkatlerini çekmeyi başardığı akademik aktivistlerin tepkisiyle sosyal medyada gündem olunca, tiyatro çevirdi, senaristlik ve oyunculuk becerilerini sergiledi : internette “intihar mektubu” yayınladı, medyada gündem oldu. Ve ardından aniden ortadan kayboldu ! Bahar 2012'de Ege Üniversitesi'ndeki sayfası da kayboldu. 2013 sonuna kadar neredeyse haftada 1 SCI makale yayınlamaya devam etti.
Bahar 2013'te Hollanda'dan Leiden Üniversitesi'nin “Dünya Üniversiteler Sıralaması”na göre, Ege Üniversitesi, Ahmet Yıldırım'ın 4 yıldaki 110'dan fazla HİLELİ SCI makalesinin etkisiyle, '“Matematik – Bilgisayar” alanında dünyanın en iyi 2. üniversitesiydi !?... Rektör, sevinç haberleri yaptırdı. Sıralamayı yapan ekibin başındaki Hollandalı hoca ise, bunu öğrenince ve ulaşmaya çalıştığı rektörden cevap alamayınca üniversitesinin internet sitesindeki ekibinin sayfalarında Ege Üniversitesi'ne ve rektörüne ateş püsküren bir yazı yayınladı.

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Akademide bir koltuk – Gökçer Tahincioğlu (Milliyet)

Sendika - 29 Haziran 2014

Türkiye’de, akademiye girebilmenin ve orada kalabilmenin kuralları vardır.
Yabancı dil bilmek, ALES’ten yüksek puan almak, not ortalamasını yüksek tutmak, belli konu ve alanlarda uzmanlaşmak dışında kurallar.
Emek gerektirmeyen, şanslı doğup, şanslı bir çevrede büyümeyle elde edilebilecek şanslar.
Önce bir hoca tanıman gerekir misal.
Öğrencisi olup olmamak, usta-çırak ilişkisine girip girmemek değil sözü edilen.
Siz birilerine ömür boyu çıraklık etseniz de birilerinin sizden öncelikli olarak akademiye kabul edilmesine yönelik bir düzen.
O düzeni sürdüreceklerin koltukları işgal ettiği, hiçbir akademik çalışmaya imza atmadan ya da ezberlenmiş kabulleri tekrarlayarak diyelim, kuralları sürdürdüğü, bunları etik kodlarla süslediği bir makyajlı kirlilik.
Ya da hocaları tanıyan hatırlıların telefonu üzerine verilen öncelik.
Akademide yüksek unvanlarla oturulacak bir koltuğun da bedelleri vardır.
Birileri deli gibi çalışır, deli gibi anlatırken görünmez bir uzaklıkta, merkezde kalabilmenin kurallarına aileden vakıf olanlar, o koltuklarda oyunun kurallarını koyanlardır.

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Saturday, June 28, 2014

Turkey ready to accept Kurdish state in historic shift

By Daniel Dombey in Ankara

Financial Times - June 27, 2014

Turkey’s ruling party has signalled it is ready to accept an independent Kurdish state in what is now northern Iraq, marking a historic shift by one of the heavyweight powers of the Middle East.
“In the past an independent Kurdish state was a reason for war [for Turkey] but no one has the right to say this now,” Huseyin Celik, spokesman for the ruling AK party, told the Financial Times.

“In Turkey, even the word ‘Kurdistan’ makes people nervous, but their name is Kurdistan,” he added. “If Iraq is divided and it is inevitable, they are our brothers . . . Unfortunately, the situation in Iraq is not good and it looks like it is going to be divided.”
This week, Avigdor Lieberman, Israel’s foreign minister, also told John Kerry, the US secretary of state, that the creation of an independent Kurdish state was a foregone conclusion.

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Turkish glass workers striking for better pay

INDUSTRIALL GLOBAL UNION - Jun 23, 2014   

Around 6,000 workers at Turkey’s biggest glass producer, Sisecam, went on strike at ten of the company’s factories after wage negotiations fell short of expectations.

After months of collective bargaining, IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate Kristal-Is, representing Sisecam Company workers, called a strike on 20 June 2014.
The strike was announced in reply to the poor offer of the top glass producer of the world suggesting 11.79 per cent hike, barely reaching the half of 23.12 per cent increase demanded by the union.
Kristal-Is wants to improve wages for lower paid and newly employed workers. So far the company has refused to meet workers’ demands preferring to face a strike, which has already paralysed Sisecam production in six provinces of the country.

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A New Issue of INSIGHT TURKEY

INSIGHT TURKEY (Vol. 16, Number: 2; 2014) 

CONTENTS

Commentaries
A Quick Glance at the History of Elections in Turkey
IBRAHIM DALMIS

The AK Party: Dominant Party, New Turkey and Polarization 
E. FUAT KEYMAN

The Structural Causes of Political Crisis in Turkey
OSMAN CAN

Strengths and Constraints of Turkish Policy in the South Caucasus
BAYRAM BALCI

Elections in Iraq: What Does the Future Hold?
RAN JALAALDIN

Hezbollah and Syria: From Regime Proxy to Regime Savior
RANDA SLIM

The Impact of the "New" Zero Problems Policy and the Arab Spring on the Relations between Turkey and Lebanese Factions
MUSTAFA YETIM and BILAL HAMADE 

Articles
The Longest Year of Turkish Politics: 2014
TAHA OZHAN

One Down, Two More to Go: Electoral Trends in the Aftermath of the March 2014 Municipality Elections
ALI CARKOGLU

The 2014 Local Elections in Turkey: A Victory for Identity Politics
HATEM ETE

The Republican People's Party and the 2014 Local Elections in Turkey
MUSTAFA ALTUNOGLU

Syria: The Hope and Challenges of Mediation
MAHMOOD MONSHIPOURI and ERICH WIEGER

The Crimean Crisis in the Context of New Russian Geopolitics
OKAN YESILOT

Japan and Turkey: The Contours and Current Status of an Economic Partnership/Free Trade Agreement
SCOTT MORRISON

Book reviews

Orhan Pamuk, Secularism and Blasphemy: The Politics of the Turkish Nove
ERDAĞ GÖKNAR, REVIEWED BY MICHAEL MCGAHA, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 197

Ottoman Izmir: The Rise of a Cosmopolitan Port, 1840-1880
SIBEL ZANDI-SAYEK, REVIEWED BY ELENI BASTÉA, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 199

Sovereignty After Empire: Comparing the Middle East and Central Asia
SALLY CUMMINGS and RAYMOND HINNEBUSCH, REVIEWED BY GÜL BERNA ÖZCAN, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 201

Fathers and Sons: The Rise and Fall of Political Dynasty in the Middle East
M.E. MCMILLAN, REVIEWED BY ÖMER ASLAN, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 204

Revolution and Reform in Russia and Iran: Modernisation and Politics in Revolutionary States
GHONCHEH TAZMINI, REVIEWED BY DAVID RAMIN JALILVAND, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 206

Muslim Minorities and Citizenship: Authority, Communities and Islamic Law
SEAN OLIVE-DEE, REVIEWED BY ANNE SOFIE ROALD, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 209

Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia
CAROLINE KUZMENKO, ANDREI V. BELYI, ANDREAS GOLDTHAU and MICHAEL F. KEATING, REVIEWED BY SREEMATI GANGULI, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 211

Picknick mit den Paschas: Aleppo und die levantinische Handelsfirma Fratelli Poche (1853-1880)
MAFALDA ADE, REVIEWED BY METIN ATMACA, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 213

The Story of Islamic Philosophy
SALMAN H. BASHIER, REVIEWED BY SAJJAD H. RIZVI, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 215

Principles of Islamic International Criminal Law: A Comparative Search
FARHAD MALEKIAN, REVIEWED BY AYŞEGÜL ÇIMEN, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 217

Filistin Politikamız: Camp David’den Mavi Marmara’ya
ERKAN ERTOSUN, REVIEWED BY SALIM ÇEVIK, Insight Turkey, Vol. 16 / No. 2 / 2014, p. 219

Thursday, June 19, 2014

A New Documentary: Occupy Turkey: American Military Bases In Turkey

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A New Book: Social Unrest and American Military Bases in Turkey and Germany since 1945

By  Amy Austin Holmes

Cambridge University Press, June 2014

Over the past century, the United States has created a global network of military bases. While the force structure offers protection to U.S. allies, it maintains the threat of violence toward others, both creating and undermining security. Amy Austin Holmes argues that the relationship between the U.S. military presence and the non-U.S. citizens under its security umbrella is inherently contradictory. She suggests that the while the host population may be fully enfranchised citizens of their own government, they are at the same time disenfranchised vis-à-vis the U.S. presence. This study introduces the concept of the “protectariat” as they are defined not by their relationship to the means of production, but rather by their relationship to the means of violence. Focusing on Germany and Turkey, Holmes finds remarkable parallels in the types of social protest that occurred in both countries, particularly non-violent civil disobedience, labor strikes of base workers, violent attacks and kidnappings, and opposition parties in the parliaments.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction: the global American military presence in comparative perspective
2. Social unrest and the American military presence in Turkey during the Cold War
3. Social unrest and the American military presence in Germany during the Cold War
4. From shield to sword: the end of the Cold War to the invasion of Iraq
5. Conclusion: losing ground.

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When Yankees Don’t Go Home: Exploring the Effects of U.S. Military Presence in Germany and Turkey

BY Wendy Lawton 

WATSON INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES 

When sociologist Amy Austin Holmes was at the Free University of Berlin, getting a master’s degree in political science, the reminders of America’s occupation were everywhere. In West Berlin alone there was the John F. Kennedy School, and Checkpoint Charlie, and vintage signs that still ominously announced “YOU ARE LEAVING THE AMERICAN SECTOR.”
Right on campus, an old Army barracks had been converted into a dormitory. Her mind turned. Why did so much attention get paid to American military policy, but not the military’s physical presence on foreign soil? Where are U.S. troops stationed, and what impact do these soldiers have on the countries they’re meant to protect?
These questions led to her doctoral dissertation and, now, a book and a film produced by this Watson postdoctoral fellow.
Social Unrest and American Military Bases in Turkey and Germany since 1945 will be released this month from Cambridge University Press. Occupy Turkey: Resistance in Baseworld, a 67-minute documentary and a companion to the book, previewed at Watson in April, and will be screened throughout the Middle East this fall.

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Fifth Annual Conference on Turkey, Middle East Institute, June 16, 2014

The Center for Turkish Studies at The Middle East Institute presents its Fifth Annual Conference on Turkey. This year the conference will assemble three exceptional panels to discuss the country's tumultuous domestic politics following recent elections, the future of democracy in the country, and Turkish foreign policy. The event will feature a keynote speech by Efkan Ala, Turkey's Minister of the Interior.

Location: National Press Club 529 14th Street, NW 13th Floor Washington District of Columbia 20 045

PROGRAM:

PANEL 1: The Future of Turkish Democracy
9:00 - 10:30am
  • Jim Zanotti, Congressional Research Service (Moderator)
  • Burhanettin Duran, General Coordinator of SETA Istanbul
  • Etyen Mahçupyan, Columnist
  • Omer Taspınar, National Defense University, Brookings
  • additional panelists pending
Keynote Speaker: Efkan Ala, Minister of the Interior, Turkey
10:45 - 11:30am
PANEL 2: Turkish Foreign Policy in an Age of Uncertainty
11:45am - 1:15pm
  • Kim Ghattas, BBC (Moderator)
  • Amb. Robert Ford, The Middle East Institute
  • Ibrahim Kalın, Chief Advisor to Turkey's Prime Minister
  • Amb. Robert Pearson, former ambassador to Turkey
  • Judith Yaphe, Elliott School at George Washington University
Lunch 1:15 - 2:00pm
Keynote Speaker: Amanda Sloat, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Southern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean Affairs, U.S. State Department
2:00 - 2:30pm
PANEL 3: Turkey's Domestic Landscape: A Glance at the Kurdish Issue
3:00 - 4:30pm
  • Sirwan Kajjo, Middle East Research and Information Project (Moderator)
  • Yasin Aktay, AK Party Vice President for External Affairs
  • Gönül Tol, The Middle East Institute
  • Ali Murat Yel, Editor-in-Chief of Turkey Agenda
  • Mehmet Yüksel, Pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party's DC Representative
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Turkey's December 17 Process: A Timeline of the Graft Investigation and the Government's Response

Compiled by Hendrik Müller 

The Turkey Analyst - June 12, 2014

On December 17, 2013, an arrest wave targeted high officials in the Turkish government and their families. Fifty-two people were detained on accusations of accepting and facilitating bribes for state projects and receiving construction permits for protected areas in exchange for money. The accused included the sons of three cabinet members, businessmen, officials and the mayor of the Fatih district in Istanbul from the Justice and Development Party (AKP). The arrest wave is now known in Turkey as the “December 17 process”, marking the fact that this date formed a milestone, or watershed, in Turkish politics.   It has led to a bewildering series of events that defy common assumptions about Turkey. Indeed, following this watershed, Turkey’s primary political fault line is now within the Islamic conservative movement, pitting the Prime Minister against the Fethullah Gülen movement, whom Erdoğan blames for the arrest wave – and for the subsequent massive leaks of private communications, including the Prime Minister’s own phone conversations. And whereas the secularist main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) had long been at extremely critical of the Gülen movement, it now seemed to enter into a tactical alliance with the movement against Erdoğan’s AKP. As for Erdoğan, he had held up the domestication of the Turkish military as one of his main achievements in power. But in response to the perceived onslaught from the Gülen movement, Erdoğan now entered into a tactical alliance of his own with the top brass against the Gülen movement, and overturned the sentences of numerous officers jailed on coup-plotting charges.  But developments in the December 17 process have not only been byzantine; they have included serious changes to Turkey’s legal system. Not least, there have been important confrontations between the executive and the judiciary over a restrictive internet law, as well as on a law strengthening the powers of the National Intelligence Organization (MİT).  Even seasoned Turkey watchers are at pains to follow the dizzying pace of events in Turkey. Therefore, the Joint Center resolved to provide a timeline of key events to facilitate understanding of the unfolding situation. This timeline will be updated periodically, and thus several versions of the document will be available. The current version was updated on June 13, 2014. Of course, the Joint Center welcomes suggestions on items we have omitted in the current timeline.

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Monday, June 9, 2014

A Legal Alien: Working at State as a Turkish Diplomat

A Transatlantic Diplomatic Exchange Fellow from Ankara discovers more similarities than he expected when he spends a year in Foggy Bottom. 

BY ÖMER MURAT

American Foreign Service Association - June 2014

However long my career as a Turkish diplomat lasts, I will always cherish my year (2011-2012) at the U.S. Department of State with the Transatlantic Diplomatic Exchange Fellowship Program. This unique program allows diplomats from NATO and the European Union to work at State for a year. The Turkish Foreign Ministry highly values this opportunity for its diplomats to experience the U.S. foreign policymaking process from the inside, and to facilitate better relations between our two countries.
Excited as I was to be assigned to such an important program, I must confess that I had no real idea just how challenging—and rewarding—an experience it would be. It took longer than I expected to overcome a difficult-to-explain sense that I was some sort of impostor—a feeling exacerbated whenever I met someone who treated me as one of his or her “ordinary” American colleagues. In fact, many of my State Department colleagues were genuinely surprised to learn I am a Turkish diplomat, especially those who had never before met a Transatlantic Diplomatic Fellow.

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Turkey’s Political Islam and the West: The Evolving Nature of a Relationship

by Galip Dalay

The German Marshall Fund of the United States, 
On Turkey Series 
June 2, 2014

Summary: The approach to “the West” occupied a central place in Turkish Political Islam’s identity formulation and distinguished them from other “systemic” parties. Nevertheless, Turkish Political Islam’s stance on the “West” has not been static. Instead, the character of the relations has acquired new shapes and dynamism, particularly in the late 1990s and 2000s. For a better understanding of the evolution, it is necessary to divide the time-span from the Welfare Party to the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) into distinguishable periods. These periods can be described as going from rejection of political Islam of the West to its enthusiastic embrace, and from co-existence to uncertainty. Currently, opposing trends have been set in motion simultaneously, and ambiguity rules Turkey’s relations with the West.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

WORKSHOP: INTRODUCTION TO TURKISH-AMERICAN STUDIES - JUNE 6-7, 2014 ISTANBUL

Introduction to Turkish­-American Studies
Boğaziçi University Alumni Association Building

 June 6­-7, 2014

Workshop Program

Introduction to Turkish­American Studies Boğaziçi University Alumni Association Building June 6­7, 2014

organized by the Cultural Studies Association of Turkey

Thursday, 5 June

18:00—Drinks at the Bebek Hotel Bar

Friday, 6 June

9:00 to 17:00—Workshop registration

10:00—Opening Remarks

Cash bar

Oya Başak (Boğaziçi University)
Gönül Pultar (Cultural Studies Association of Turkey) Louis Mazzari (Boğaziçi University)

5­minute break

10:35 to 11: 35—Keynote Speech I

Chair: Belma Baskett (International Society for Theatre and Literature) Justin McCarthy (University of Louisville), “The Turk in America”

11:35 to 11:50—Coffee break

11:50 to 13:20—Session I

“Turkish­American Relations”

Chair: Emine O. İncirlioğlu (Maltepe University)

Pınar Dost­Niyego (Atlantic Council Istanbul Office), “History of Turkish­American Relations”
Işıl Acehan (İpek University), “Impact of Ottoman Immigration on Turkish­American Relations”
Louis Mazzari (Boğaziçi University), “A Palazzo on the Bosphorus: The American Embassy in Beyoğlu”

13:20 to 14:30—Lunch hour

14:30 to 16:30—Session II

“The Ottoman Legacy”

Chair: Gönül Bakay (Bahçeşehir University)

Erin Hyde Nolan (Boston University), “Eyes Wide Shut: Images of Istanbul in Mark Twain's Innocents Abroad”

Bahar Gürsel (Middle East Technical University), “Letters from Abroad to Kindred at Home: Catherine Maria Sedgwick’s Ideas about the Old World and the Ottoman Empire”

Cafer Sarıkaya (Boğaziçi University), “Ottoman Participation in the 1893 Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition”

Emrah Şahin (University of Florida), “‘Terrible Turk Beaten’: Fighting the Turkish Athletes during the Progressive Era”

16:30 to 16:45—Coffee break

16:45 to 17:45—Session III “Turkish­American Associations” Chair: Selhan Endres (Kadir Has University)

Zeynep Kılıç (University of Alaska) “Organizational Interpretations of Belonging and Identity ­ Politics of Incorporation among Turkish American Associations in New York”

Alice Leri (University of South Carolina), “A Study of ATAA (Assembly of Turkish American Associations)”

18:00 to 20:00—Cultural Studies Association Reception at Kennedy Lodge (Boğaziçi University)

Saturday, 7 June

9:00 to 17:00—Workshop registration

9:00 to 11:00—Keynote Speeches II

Chair: Louis Mazzari (Boğaziçi University)

Sabri Sayarı (Bahçeşehir University), “Turkish Studies in the USA”

Kemal Sılay (Indiana University), “Deconstructing Kemalism, Celebrating ‘Diversity’: American Academia’s Contributions to Islamist Dystopia in Turkey”

11:00 to 11:15—Coffee break

11:15 to 12:15—Session IV “Turkish Studies in the USA”page2image14608  page2image14768  page2image14928  page2image15088  page2image15248

Chair: Clifford Endres (Kadir Has University)
Tuğrul Keskin, “Orientalism to Neo­Orientalism in Modern Turkish Studies”
Brian T. Edwards, “What's in a Hyphen?: Between Turkish American Studies and Turkish­American Studies”

12:15 to 13:30—Lunch hour

13:30 to 15:30—Session V

“Immigration, Identity Formation, Diaspora”

Chair: Dilek Doltaş (Boğaziçi University)

Fazia Meberbeche (Abu Bakr Belkaid University of Tlemcen­Algeria), “The Turkish Diaspora in the United States: Immigration and Identity Formation”

Müzeyyen Güler (Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts), “The Second Generation of Turks who Migrated to America”

İlke Şanlıer Yüksel (Doğuş University), “We’re Still Living the Journey”: Media in the Daily Lives of Immigrants from Turkey”

Tahire Erman (Bilkent University), “Turkish Tailors Establishing Themselves in American Society: Experiences of ‘Lower Class’ Immigrants”

15:30 to 15:45—Coffee break

15:45 to 17:45—Session VI

“Turkish­American Art and Artists”

Chair: Oya Başak (Boğaziçi University)

Belma Baskett (International Society for Theatre and Literature), “A Brief Look at the Literature about the Turkish Immigration to the United States of America and the Hitherto Unrecorded Story of Osman and Timur”

Elena Furlanetto (Dortmund Technical University), “An Implausible Juncture? Locating Turkish Literature in an American Frame”

Elif Huntürk (Bilkent University), “Building up a New Identity through Music: The Case of Ahmet Ertegün”

H. Alper Maral (Yıldız University), “Bülent Arel and İlhan Mimaroğlu: Two Turkish Pioneers of Electronic Music Tuning the United States to the New World of Sounds”

17:45 to 18:00—Closing remarks / Wrap­up session

Chair: Gönül Pultar

19:30—Dinner at the Baltalimanı İstanbul University Faculty Restaurant