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Book Launch: The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey


AddressThornhaugh Street, Russell Square
CityLondon
AtSOAS, University of London
CountyLondon (GB085)
Date24/10/2017
Hours17:45
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Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London
SOAS, University of London
London (GB085)
Tel 2017-10-24
Categoria Events

Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT) Series: Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey: From the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic Nadje Al-Ali in conversation with Veli Yadirgi on his book The Political Economy of the Kurds of Turkey: From the Ottoman Empire to the Turkish Republic (Cambridge University Press, 2017) in which he analyses the socioeconomic and political structures and transformations of the Kurdish people from the Ottoman era through to the modern Turkish Republic, arguing that there is a symbiotic relationship between the Kurdish question and the de-development of the predominantly Kurdish domains. Dr Veli Yadirgi is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate and a Teaching Fellow on a range of Postgraduate courses in the Department of Development Studies at SOAS and has worked as a political correspondent and editor in different media companies in Europe.

Professor Nadje Al-Ali is Chair of the Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS. Chair: Gilbert Achcar (SOAS) This lecture is free to attend and no registration is required. But please note that seating is on a first-come first-serve basis. Contact Tel: 020 7898 4330 Contact email: Vincenzo Paci vp6@soas.ac.uk / Aki Elborzi ae6@soas.ac.uk


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