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Higher Education and Academic Freedom in Turkey: Boğaziçi Yesterday and Today 

The Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association and MESA are co-sponsoring a Zoom panel Monday, February 15 on the situation at Boğaziçi University. Former and current Boğaziçi professors will discuss the state of higher education in Turkey by reflecting on the past of Boğaziçi University and analyzing the recent events that have been unfolding since the appointment of a new university president on January 1 and the establishment of two new colleges on February 5, both by unilateral midnight decrees issued by President Erdoğan without any consultation.

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Excavating alternative histories

Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies

Join the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies for a special program featuring three filmmakers -- Naeem Mohaiemen, Adam Khalil and Zach Khalil -- in discussion with NYU's Faye Ginsburg. This program will explore alternative histories and art that subverts traditional forms of ethnography. This event is co-organized with the Arab Film Collab, which consists of ArteEast, the Arab American National Museum, the Arab Film and Media Institute, and Mizna.

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