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