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Events for November 2, 2017
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“Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from Late Ottoman and Republican Turkey” details the extensive collections held by Duke University Library. The Library’s Turkish satirical journals and cartoons span from the late 19th century to the present. The exhibition highlights three themes: Historical … ContinuedFind out more »
Turkey Today | Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies Annual Conference: Yasak/Banned: Print Media and Cultural Spaces from Abdülhamit to Erdoğan
The Yasak/Banned Duke-UNC Middle East Studies Consortium Conference examines socio-political transformation and cultural representation in late Ottoman and Republican Turkey with an interdisciplinary focus on print media and cultural spaces. The conference begins Thursday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 PM with a Vernissage of … ContinuedFind out more »
Join us for a presentation by The Arava Institute, a leading environmental and academic institution in the Middle East that tries to advance cross-border environmental cooperation in the face of political conflict. Their program brings students from Israel, Palestine, Jordan and … ContinuedFind out more »