Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program

Conference: Oct. 18-19

The 2018 Keyman Conference, Education in Turkey, examined the state of ongoing transformation and political contentions in education in Turkey. Learn more in this Buffett Institute for Global Studies news story.

Details and images from the 2018 conference can be viewed on the 2018 Keyman Conference: Education in Turkey page.

New visiting scholars

2016 Keyman conference on Kurdish politics

This fall Keyman Modern Turkish Studies welcomes Deniz Duruiz, Keyman Postdoctoral Fellow. We enthusiastically host this distinguished scholar as she incorporates her academic work within the center. Deniz Duruiz earned her PhD from Columbia University's Department of Anthropology in 2018. She holds an MA and BA in sociology from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. For her doctoral dissertation, she conducted ethnographic research with migrant workers from the Kurdish region of Turkey, both in their hometowns and at 12 different rural worksites in western Turkey. Learn more about Deniz Duruiz