Session II

Thursday (May 2):
12:00 - 2:00 PM


Deniz Duruiz

(Northwestern U, US)


Ceren Belge 

(Concordia U, Canada)

Containing Ethnic Conflict: 

Repression and Co-Optation as Complementary Strategies 

Mehri Ghazanjani

(McGill U, Canada)

Geopolitics and the Kurdish Question

Ronay Bakan

(Yale U, US)

Socio-Spatial Dynamics of Contentious Politics:

A Case of Urban Warfare in the Kurdish Region of Turkey


Arda Bilgen 

(Independent Researcher, US)

A Project of Destruction, Peace, or Technoscience? 

Untangling the Relationship Between the Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP)

and the Kurdish Question in Turkey 


Murat Devres 

(Boğaziçi U, Turkey)

Internal Colonial Rule in Dersim 


Mucahit Bilici

(John Jay College, CUNY, US)


The Securitization of Turkey’s Kurdish Question in Historical Perspective 

Thursday May 2, 12:00 - 2:00 PM 

Turkey & Greece

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