A conversation with the translators of The Purple Color of Kurdish Politics

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Kurdish Politics Book Talk

All are welcome to join this virtual conversation about the new book “The Purple Color of Kurdish Politics, Women Politicians Write from Prison”, edited by Gultan Kasanak. The book includes a selection of translated prison writings from 22 Kurdish women who were elected to office in Turkey and then imprisoned by the state on political grounds. Panelists will include: Emek Ergun (UNC Charlotte), Kumru Toktamış (Pratt Institute), Berivan Kutlay Sarıkaya (Trent University), Ebru Öztürk (Mid Sweden University) Mediha Sorma (University of Washington), Seda Saluk (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Elif Genç (New School for Social Research)

Sponsored by Duke University Middle East Studies Center, UNC Center for Middle East & Islamic Studies, UNC-Charlotte