Proposed Title: Post-Islamism in Turkey
This Panel will be co-sponsored by
Center for Turkish Studies at Portland State University
Sociology of Islam Journal
Fourth World Congress for Middle East Studies” (WOCMES), to be held at METU in Ankara, Turkey from 18th to 22nd August, 2014.
World Congress for Middle East Studies is holding a conference in collaboration with The Turkish Social Sciences Association and Middle East Technical University. It will take place on 18-22 August 2014 at Middle East Technical University (http://www.metu.edu.tr/) in Ankara.
If you are interested in participating in forming a panel together on Post-Islamism in Turkey, please let us know off the list. The deadline is the January 31st 2014. We welcome submissions related to, but not limited to the following subjects:
- Islam and Politics in Turkey since 2002
- Commodification and Privatization of Islam in Turkey
- Islamic oriented parties/movements and democracy in Turkey
- Emergence and Development of the Justice and Development Party (JDP) in the context of Post-Islamism
- JDP and Neo-Liberalism
- Social, political and economic aspects of the Gulen/Hizmet Movement in the context of Post-Islamism
- The Gulen Movement and Neoliberalism
- US hegemony and Post-Islamism
Before you submit your proposal, please read this short (a page long) article (What is Post-islamism?) written by Professor Asef Bayat:
If you would like to have further discussion, please check Esaf Bayat’s most recent book, Post-Islamism The Changing Faces of Political Islam:
Email us the following information by Monday, January 27:
-Abstract, 300 words
-Title of your paper
-Your short bio, up to 100 words, including your institutional affiliation, email, etc.
Please use the following emails for the submissions and communication:
Isabel David isabela_davidova (at) yahoo.com
Tugrul Keskin tugrulkeskin (at) pdx.edu
Any questions or suggestions are welcome.
Best to all,
School of Social and Political Sciences
University of Lisbon
Assistant Professor of International and Middle Eastern Studies
Affiliated Faculty of Black Studies, Sociology and Center for Turkish Studies
Portland State University
Editor of Sociology of Islam Journal (Brill)
Region Editor of Critical Sociology (Middle East and North Africa)