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Scholarly Publications

A Question of Genocide

December 2011

One hundred years after the deportations and mass murder of Armenians, Greeks, Assyrians, and other peoples in the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the history of the Armenian genocide is a...

International Actors, Democratization, and the Rule of Law: Anchoring Democracy?

July 2008

Do external factors facilitate or hamper domestic democratic development?

Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe

December 2001

Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe presents research Professor Norman Naimark conducted while working at the Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) on cases of ethnic...

Other Publications

When will European groups send flotillas to help people of North Korea and Syria?

July 2011

Freedom House’s Freedom in the World survey showcases an alarming decline in freedom, democracy and respect for human rights around the world for a fifth consecutive year.

While world seeks to defeat terror, Stockholm welcomes notorious terrorist into country

June 2011

The number one topic around the globe has been the world after Bin Laden and the appropriate ways for democracies to dispose of terrorists.

News

Turkey between Religion, Ideology and Politics: An Interview with Professor Roland Benedikter

September 2011

Interview of Professor Roland Benedikter conducted by Abuzar Baghi, Journalist and Editor-in-chief of the International section of Mehrnameh.

On Contemporary Turkey: an Interview with Prof. Roland Benedikter

August 2011

Changing Turkey in a Changing World interviews Stanford Visiting Scholar Professor Roland Benedikter on contemporary Turkey.

FCE Announces Book Release: "Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World"

March 2010

The Forum on Contemporary Europe is pleased to announce the release of "Ethnic Europe: Mobility, Identity, and Conflict in a Globalized World" (Stanford University Press, 2010) edited by FCE...

Events

Abbasi Program's 2017 Annual Conference: "Understanding Turkey: Vision, Revision, and the Future," April 28-29 (Day 1)

March 21, 2017

Bringing together more than 25 scholars from Europe, Turkey, and the United States, the conference will explore the contemporary Turkey through the conceptual lenses of space, narrative, and affect...

Gulru Gezer: Turkish Foreign Policy

April 14, 2016

Open only to Stanford affiliates. RSVP here to confirm the event venue and availability.Gülru Gezer (Consul General of Turkey to Los Angeles) will discuss the contemporary Turkish foreign policy...

“Migrant Tastes and Formation of Popular Culture: The Case of Turkey”

April 10, 2013

In societies with continuous in-and-out migration in relatively short periods the formation of dominant culture comes into shape as "popular".

Projects

The Cult of the Cross in Byzantium

My dissertation discusses the cult of the cross in the Byzantine Empire from the reign of its first emperor Constantine the Great (r.
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