Preserving Culture at the Fringes in Authoritarian States

Date: February 15, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 5:15pm
Location: Ahmadieh Family Lecture Hall - C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse

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 Tasar, UNC-Chapel Hill
Panel 2: Contemporary Perspectives


Bill Bowring, University of London

“The Kremlin’s Project of Creating a ‘Rossiiskii Narod’: What Does This Mean for the Tatars?”

Sophie Roche, University of Heidelberg

“Muslim and Migrant in Moscow: Bazaar Workers from Tajikistan”

Discussant: Shai Ginsburg, Duke University

Joint Discussion: