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YASAK/BANNED: Print Media and Cultural Spaces from Abdülhamid to Erdogan

The conference begins Thursday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 PM with a Vernissage of the related Duke libraries exhibit: Yasak/Banned: Political Cartoons from late Ottoman and Republican Turkey (Perkins Library Rare Book Room). At 6:30 PM, Professor Edhem Eldem (Bogaziçi University, History) will present a Keynote entitled, Sultan Abdülhamid II: Founding Father of the Turkish State? in the Bostock Library Holsti-Anderson Room.

On Friday, Nov. 3 we will host three conference panels in Holsti-Anderson with local and guest experts: Gender and Media (9 AM), Cultural Spaces from Empire to Republic (11 AM) and Censorship and Political Satire (2:30 PM). The conference will conclude with a Roundtable (4:30 PM).

Schedule | Thursday, November 2nd
Reception - 5:30 PM

Keynote: Edhem Eldem
6:30 PM

Schedule | Friday, November 3rd
Panel 1: Gender and Media (Facilitator: miriam cooke)
Begins at 9:00 AM

Irvin Schick
Banu Gokariksel
Didem Havlioglu
Perin Gürel

Panel 2: Cultural Spaces from Empire to Republic (Facilitator: Cemil Aydin)
Begins at 11:00 AM

Carole Woodall
Erdag Göknar
Kent Schull
Amy Mills

Panel 3: Censorship and Political Satire (Sarah Shields)
Begins at 2:30 PM

Palmira Brummett
Adam Mestyan
Melike E. Boylan
Yasemin Gencer

Contact: Griffin Orlando