Saturday, November 18 / 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM Congressional E (Lobby Level)

Session 205
Performance and Emotions in Contemporary Turkish Politics

Chair: Senem Aslan, Bates College
Discussant: Matthew Norton, University of Oregon

1. "You Will Be Defeated by a Tripod and a Camera:" Sedat Peker and the anti-Hero Narrative in Contemporary PoliticsAtes Altinordu, Sabanci University .

2. "Embroidering the Cause on Hearts:" The Affective Use of Poetry in Turkish-Islamist PoliticsSenem Aslan, Bates College.

3. Gifting of Hagia Sophia: An Icon’s Role in Extractive SacralizationYagmur Karakaya, Yale University.

4. From Heroism to Victimhood: The Deep Story of Sèvres and the ‘Enemies’ of the Turkish NationSena Sahin, Yale University.

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