From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
A recent speech gave Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a new opportunity to define and condemn his critics. Calling the students of Middle East Technical University who protested the construction of a highway near the campus “leftists,” “atheists,” and “terrorists,” he repeated his determination to crush those allegedly plotting to overthrow the government. One may remember at this point how the same prime minister had stated several months ago that his government ...Keep Reading »
Alper Yalçınkaya is Assistant Professor of Sociology/Anthropology at Ohio Wesleyan University. His research interests cover sociology of knowledge, sociology of religion, and cultural sociology. His book on late Ottoman debates on science will be published by the University of Chicago Press later this year.
"The main aims of the democratization package seem to be covering up the state’s colonial history and responsibility for the “Kurdish problem,” and deliberately overlooking the economic marginalization and class stratification, as well the intensification of a class-based division of labor, in the country."click | email | tweet