Talk Wednesday, February 15th 2:00 to 5:15 pm ~ Preserving Culture at the Fringes in Authoritarian States

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Talk Date - Wednesday, February 15th

2:00 to 3:15 pm - Panel 1: Historical Perspectives  

Michael Newcity, Duke University "Minority Language Rights in the Former Soviet Union"

Mustafa Tuna, Duke University "How Religion Survives: Transmission of Islamic Knowledge in Early Republican Turkey"

Discussant: Eren Taşar, UNC-Chapel Hill

3:30 to 4:45 pm - Panel 2: Contemporary Perspectives 

Bill Bowring, University of London "The Kremlin's Project of Creating a 'Rossiikii Narod' : What Does This Mean to the Tartars"

Sophie Roche, University of Heidelberg "Muslim and Migrant in Moscow: Bazaar Workers from Tajikistan"

Discussant: Shai Ginsburg, Duke University

4:45 to 5:15 pm - Joint Discussion