A public lecture by ESRA ÖZYÜREK, UC San Diego, Anthropology. The lecture is part of the ISLAM IN THE BALKANS series.
Esra Özyürek is Associate Professor of Anthropology at UC San Diego. Her academic interests include secularism and Islam, ideologies of state and citizenship, public and private, alternative modernities, and social and cultural memory. Her regional areas are Turkey and Europe. She is author of Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey. 2006. Durham: Duke University Press, and editor of The Politics of Public Memory in Turkey. 2006. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press.
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