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Leisure and Social Life in Turkey

Dr. Muge Akyildiz Visiting Post-Doctoral Scholar, California State University, Chico, Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Department In this presentation, Dr. Muge Akyildiz, from…

From  Jeff Layne on December 16th, 2016 0 likes 21 plays   

Obstacles to Democratic Goals of Social Movements: A Case Study of Egypt’s Post Arab Spring

Lila Wael Raouf Student, Indiana University Ms. Raouf starts out by posing the question, “Why do social movements sometimes not reach their original goals of democracy?” She notes that…

From  Jeff Layne on October 6th, 2016 0 likes 37 plays   

Israeli Life and Leisure in the 21st Century

Dr. Michael Leitner Faculty, CSU, Chico Recreation, Hospitality, and Parks Management Department Dr. Leitner’s presentation is based on the book he and Sara Leitner edited, “Inside…

From  Jeff Layne on October 4th, 2016 0 likes 37 plays   

Narrative and Agency: Beyond the ‘Invention’ of the Middle East

Mehdi Beyad Student, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London “The Middle East,” as a region and as a concept, is a relatively modern invention, according to the…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 73 plays   

Islam, Feminism, and Western Assumptions: Early 20th Century Women’s Activism in Iran and Turkey

Zavier Christian Wingham Student, University of Texas, Austin Mr. Wingham asserts that the Western news media portray all Muslim women as being the same, and also in a stereotypical, patriarchal…

From  Jeff Layne on August 11th, 2016 0 likes 124 plays