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Modern Women in a Modern State

Public Discourse in Interwar Yugoslavia on the Status of Women in Turkey (1923–1939)

Anđelko Vlašić

the Republic of Turkey in 1923. Diplomatic relations between the two countries, however, lagged because of unresolved political issues stemming from World War I, and were only fully established in 1926. The two countries gradually drew closer, which

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Asiye Kaya

The year 2011 marked the fiftieth anniversary of the bilateral recruitment

agreement that the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) signed with

the Republic of Turkey in 1961. According to official figures, the immigrant

group with roots in Turkey and its offspring make the second largest

group currently after ethnic German emigrants (resettlers) in Germany.

Understanding this migration experience and the broader issues of immigration

in Germany is the motivation behind this special issue.

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Benjamin C. Fortna

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This article addresses the interrelated changes taking place in education during the transition from the Ottoman Empire to the Republic of Turkey in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In particular, it focuses on the ways in which schools altered their approach to space, time, and economic priorities in order to align themselves with the shifting conditions of the period. It proceeds by examining a series of tensions between the desiderata of state and society, the collective and the individual, the secular and the religious, the national and the supranational, before assessing the diverse range of responses they elicited.

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Edited by Raili Marling

women in the newly established Republic of Turkey in the interwar Yugoslav public discourse. Turkey has long served as Europe’s “Other,” but in this period its meaning shifted. While the Ottoman Empire was conservative in its treatment of women, the

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Introduction: World Knowledge and Non-European Space

Nineteenth Century Geography Textbooks and Children’s Books

Andreas Weiß

the case of Turkey. When the Ottoman Empire collapsed, the Republic of Turkey controlled only the landmass of Asia Minor. British India was part of an immense empire, but the 1905 partition had important repercussions for Bengali (and Indian

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

national identity, ethnic homogeneity, and official history and, as an Armenian living in Turkey, questioned the institutionalized historical denial that has characterized the Republic of Turkey after the 1915 Genocide. Like other intellectuals, he had been

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Surviving Hrant Dink

Carnal Mourning under the Specter of Senselessness

Alice von Bieberstein

institutions, made him a suitable candidate for this wider project of an alternative politics of time and history without abandoning altogether the Republic of Turkey as an object for the good life fantasy. Embodying difference for others, he could make

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The Many Layers of Moral Outrage

Kurdish Activists and Diaspora Politics

Nerina Weiss

that has been going on since the foundation of the Republic of Turkey ( McDowall 1992 ). As I have already mentioned, the relatively new flags of the HPG and YJA-STAR reminded the public of the civil war that is currently going on in eastern Turkey, the

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Tuğçe Kayaal

society as well as the Republic of Turkey. See Aslı Zengin, İktidarın Mahremiyeti: İstanbul'da Hayat Kadınları, Seks İşçiliği ve Şiddet [The intimacy of sovereignty: Prostitutes, sex work, and violence in Istanbul] (Istanbul: Metis Publication, 2011

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Johanna Gehmacher, Svetla Baloutzova, Orlin Sabev, Nezihe Bilhan, Tsvetelin Stepanov, Evgenia Kalinova, Zorana Antonijevic, Alexandra Ghit, Chiara Bonfiglioli, Ana Luleva, Barbara Klich-Kluczewska, Courtney Doucette, Katarzyna Stańczak-Wiślicz, Valentina Mitkova, Vjollca Krasniqi, Pepka Boyadjieva, Marina Hughson, and Rayna Gavrilova

gained in the young secular Republic of Turkey with its large Muslim population. Furthermore, members of the East European Little Entente of Women (1923–1929), who worked for their rights, were not successful in creating a sustainable unity and were not