Turkish University hosting Caucasian Lectures

Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, is hosting a series of lectures on Caucasia in general, which were first delivered at the Istanbul-based private University of Bilgi in 2005.

Turkish University hosting Caucasian Lectures
By Worldbulletin staff

Caucasus agency reported Turkish capital is hosting a series of lectures on Caucasia in general, which were first delivered at the Istanbul-based private University of Bilgi in 2005.

The lectures are being given at the Ankara-based private University of Bilkent between April 13 and May 31.

The agency said they are largely be about the Circassian identity, how the Circassian nationhood as well as statehood emerged, theories of diaspora, nationalism and policies of energy. The Caucasian lectures came about as a project by the Caucasian Forum.

These lectures are intended to put under discussion such concepts as ethnicity, nationalism, identity and nation-state, to benefit from such academic disciplines as political science, psychology, sociology and history in analyzing their implications, and to give from the perspectives of history, sociology and literature an objective account of how the Circassian identity emerged.

It costs one person 50 YTL to join the Caucasian Lectures (Agency Caucasus)


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