136. Representations of Politics and the Politics of Representation
When are policies driven by prejudice, and when do policies give rise to prejudiced representations? In this episode, Nicholas Danforth explores depictions of Middle East politics in the Turkish satirical periodical Akbaba from the 1930s onward in an attempt to understand the politics of representation.
Nicholas Danforth is a doctoral candidate at Georgetown University studying the history of modern Turkey (see academia.edu)
Chris Gratien is a doctoral candidate at Georgetown University studying the social and environmental history of the modern Middle East (see academia.edu)
Citation: "Arabs Through Turkish Eyes," Nicholas Danforth and Chris Gratien, Ottoman History Podcast, No. 136 (26 December 2014) http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2013/12/arabs-turkish-eyes-politics.html.
Nicholas Danforth is a PhD student studying the history of modern Turkey at Georgetown University - See more at: http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2011/12/turkish-knockoff-toothpaste-legal.html#sthash.qJAU98CK.dpuf
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