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Lecture: “Balconies, Windows, and Doorways: The Architecture of Living Difference Among Alevi and Sunni neighbors in Urban Turkey” with Professor Banu Gökariksel (UNC-Chapel Hill) (virtual)

April 6, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

While encounters with strangers in public spaces have been central to ideas about the politics of difference, this presentation argues for the ethical and political significance of encounters among neighbors that take place within the liminal, porous, and ambiguously public/private spaces of neighborhoods. Drawing on research conducted between 2013 and 2016, we focus on the dynamic entanglements of everyday relations between Alevi and Sunni neighbors in three cities across Turkey.

Dr. Banu Gökarıksel is Professor of Geography and the Chair of the Curriculum in Global Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.


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Sponsored by Duke University Center for International and Global Studies and John Hope Franklin Center (JHFC).

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April 6, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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