Performative Encounters between Kurdish and Turkish Youth in Diyarbakır, Muğla and Berlin

Posted: March 10, 2014 in News & Events

Thursday, 27 March 2014; 6pm-8pm
London Kurdish Institute and SOAS Kurdish Society

Speaker: Prof Leyla Neyzi, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Sabancı University, Turkey
Chair: Dr Umut Erel, Open University

In this presentation, prof Neyzi will reflect on an international multidisciplinary project, “Young People Speak Out: The Contribution of Oral History to Facing the Past, Reconciliation and Democratization in Turkey” carried out in 2011-2013. Project output based on a large oral history archive include multimedia products such as a website in Kurdish, Turkish and English (www.gencleranlatiyor.org), exhibition, film and book. The presentation will focus on the research process, the participation of young people in the project, and reflect on the experience in light of the Gezi events and the current context in Turkey.

For further information and to book a place click here.

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