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Carolina Seminar: “Claiming Hagia Sophia” with Halil Ibrahim Yenigun (San Jose State University)

January 25, 2021 | 11:15 am - 12:05 pm


UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty, and staff are invited to join us for the Carolina Seminar on Middle East Studies, organized by Dr. Sarah Shields in conjunction with her course, “HIST 276: The Modern Middle East”. Each lecture features a guest expert on contemporary events.


Halil Yenigun is on the faculty at San Jose State University in the Department of Political Science. His research focuses on comparative political theory with a specific focus on contemporary Muslim political thought and Islamism, Middle East studies, and Turkish politics.

Seminar reading: “The Symbolism of Imperial Power”


Sponsored by the Carolina Seminar on Middle East Studies.


UNC-Chapel Hill


January 25, 2021
11:15 am - 12:05 pm
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