The Fall of the Turkish Model: How the Arab Uprisings Brought Down Islamic Liberalism
New Book by Cihan Tuğal (Verso, 2016)
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 1, 12:30 pm - 1:30pm
Location: The Hagop Kevorkian Center, 255 Sullivan Street, New York University
Tuğal`s masterful explication of the demise of Islamic liberalism brings in Egypt and Tunisia, once seen as the most likely followers of the Turkish model, and provides a path-breaking examination of their regimes and Islamist movements, as well as paradigm-shifting accounts of Turkey and Iran.
Cihan Tuğal is the author of Passive Revolution: Absorbing the Islamic Challenge to Capitalism. He is an associate professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley and Co-editor of the Turkey page on Jadaliyya.