Turkey Beyond Borders: Critical Voices, New Perspectives has been launched

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This project aims to foster collaboration between academics in Sweden and scholars from Turkey. It is supported by the Swedish Institute and it will continue until February 2022. The project is composed of a seminar and vodcast series on selected themes and subjects. Seminars will take place at Lund University, and vodcasts will be openly accessible to the public through the project website and other social media platforms. Our colleague Associate Professor Ömer Turan (İstanbul Bilgi University, Department of IR) acts as co-facilitator of the project.


First four vodcasts of the Project are ready and available at Project blog as open access resources: https://www.turkeybeyondborders.org/ 


Elçin Aktoprak, “Nationalism and Academic Freedoms” (3 videos)

Barış Ünlü, “The Historical Formation of Turkishness” (2 videos)

Sinan Birdal, “The Historical Sociology of the Pandemic” (4 videos)

Ayşe Buğra, “Basic Income” (1 video)


All vodcasts are English subtitled.