1st INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ANTHROPOLOGY
ANTROPOLOGY ASSOCIATION, TURKEY
May 25-27, 2007, Istanbul-Turkey
Conference Program

Congress Center

Halis Kurtça Culture Center / Kadıköy / İSTANBUL

 

 

RECONSIDERING EUROPEANNESS FROM

ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES

BOUNDARIES, IMAGES, CULTURES

1st INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ANTHROPOLOGY
ANTROPOLOGY ASSOCIATION, TURKEY

May 25-27, 2007, Istanbul-Turkey

Conference Program

FRIDAY, May 25, 2007

09:00 - 10:00              OPENING
Opening Speech:      İlber Ortaylı


10:00 - 13:15              SESSION I
                                   Chair: Bozkurt Güvenç

10:00 - 10:30              Nedret Kuran Burçoğlu
                                    Europe and Europeanness

10:30 - 11:00              Ulf Hannerz
                                    Changing Europe, Changing Anthropology

11:00 - 11:30              Discussion

11:30 - 11:45              Coffee Break

11:45 - 12:15              Michael Herzfeld
                                   Europe and the Global Hierarchy of Value: Geographies and Dynamics of Cultural Anthropology
 
12:15 - 12:45              Barbro Klein
                                   Anthropology, Ethnology and European Disciplinary Landscape

12:45 - 13:15              Discussion

13:15 – 14:00              Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30              SESSION II
                                   Chair: Ulf Hannerz

14:00 - 14:30               Akile Gürsoy
                                               Anthropology and Anthropologists in Turkey

14:30 - 15:00              Ubaldo Martinez Veiga
                                   Effects of the Last Regularization Process of Foreign Immigrants in Spain: Labor Market,

                                   Integration and Differential Racism           

15:00 – 15:30              Discussion
                                  

                                   Saturday, May 26 2007            

                                   SESSION III
                                   Chair: Akile Gürsoy

10:00 – 10:30              Jenny B. White
                                    Urban Anthropology of Turkey

10:30 - 11:00              David Shankland
                                   The Anthropology of Rural Turkey

11:00 – 11:30              Discussion

11:30 – 11:45              Coffee Break

11:45 – 12:15              Henry Rutz
                                   Education and the Reproduction of the İstanbul Middle Class

12:15 – 12: 45             Levent Soysal
                                   Viewing Europeanness from İstanbul: City, Spectacle and “Civilizing Process”

12: 45 – 13:15             Ayşe Durakbaşa, Meltem Karadağ, Gül Özsan
                                   Eşraf Families in Provincial Cities in Turkey: Family Strategies and    Narratives

13:15 – 13:45              Discussion

13:45 – 14:45              Lunch Break

                                   SESSION IV
                                   Chair:  Sibel Özbudun

14:45 – 15:15              Sibel Özbudun
                                    Multiculturalism

15:15 – 15:45              Belkıs Kümbetoğlu
                                   “Be European, Be Different”

15:45 – 16:15              Discussion

16:15 – 16:30              Coffeebreak

16:30   – 17:00            İnci User
                                   Reflection of a Multicultural Society: Turkish Writers in the Contemporary German Literature

17:00 – 17:30              Erdoğan Gedik
                                   Different Perceptions of the “Almancı” Identity

17:30 – 18:00              Discussion

                                   Sunday, May 27, 2007     

                                   SESSION V
                                   Chair: Michael Herzfeld

09:00 – 09:30             Hürriyet Konyar
                                  Hybrid Identities and New Cultural Environments Reflected in the Turkish Media in the

                                  Context of Postcolonial Relations

09:30 - 10:00              Suavi Aydın
                                   Being Minority in Turkey

10:00 – 10:30              Hande Birkalan-Gedik
                                    Intersecting Anthropologies: Anthropology of Turkey and Anthropology of Europe

10:30 – 11:00              Discussion

11:00 – 11:45              Coffebreak

11:45 – 12: 45             Panel (Postgraduate Students):
                                   Contemporary Developments and Reflections about Anthropology  from

                                   Different Countries of Europe
                                    Moderator: Esma Özge Talaş (ODTÜ)
                                    Speakers:   Sandra Finger (Sabancı University)
                                                      Merve Çağşırlı (ODTÜ)
                                                      Nicolas Kosmatopoulos (Zurich University)
                                                      Fabio Vicini (University of Milano Bicocca)
                                                      Manuela Pellegrino (UCL, UK)
 

12:45 – 13:45              Lunch Break

14: 00 –15:00            PANEL:
                                  Recent Trends and Issues in the Anthropology of Turkey
                                  Moderator: Hande Birkalan-Gedik
                                  Speakers:   Ayfer Bartu Candan
                                  Jenny B. White
                                  David Shankland

15:00 – 15:30              Closing Speech:  Bozkurt Güvenç

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