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Saturday, 14 March 2015 10:23

KEITH Workshop

WORKSHOP

MODERNITY BATTLING TRADITION: THE INTRODUCTION OF KEMALISM TO THE MUSLIM MINORITY OF WESTERN THRACE, 1920 - 1930

Saturday - 21th March 2015, 09:00
Law School (NOPE)
D. Konstantopoulos Conference Hall (1st Floor)

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09:00 Registration
09:30 Welcome speech

SESSION I: KEMALISM IN THRACE: BETWEEN A BLESSING AND A CURSE
09:45 Vemund Aarbakke, Vassilis Koutsoukos and Georgios Niarchos
‘The Muslim minority of Western Thrace facing the Kemalist challenge’
10:05 Ali Husseinoglou
‘Post World War I and the polarization within the Minority in Western Thrace
from an ocial Greek viewpoint’
10:25 Elçin Macar
‘An opposition-abroad to Kemalism: Mustafa Sabri’s Yarın Newspaper’
10:45 Question time
11:45 Coee Break

SESSION II: KEMALIST NATIONALISM THROUGH FOREIGN LENSES
12:30 Dimitris Kamouzis
‘The other end of a knotty arrangement: Turkish nation-building, the Lausanne
Treaty and the Greek Orthodox minority of Istanbul, 1923-1930’
12:50 Elena Bouleti
‘The eect of the Young Turk Revolution to the Muslim Cypriot community:
nationalistic incentive and its adjustment to communal needs and goals’
13:10 Giannis Moutsis
‘The Kemalist movement in Cyprus: Transforming Ottoman Cypriots to Turkish Cypriots’
13:30 Question time
14:30 Launch Break

SESSION III: THE KEMALIST INFLUENCE IN PERSPECTIVE
16:00 Konstantinos Tsioumis
‘eys vs Hodjas. Modernists vs Traditionalists: Torn between ethnic and social
identity and their role in minority education’
16:20 Antigoni Papanikolaou
‘Current reections on the old ‘Kemalists– Old-Muslims’ debate in Western Thrace’
16:40 Question time
17:40 Coee Break

SESSION IV
18:00 Concluding Remarks

PARTICIPANTS
- Vemund Aarbakke: Assistant Professor, School of Political Sciences -
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Dr. Elena Bouleti: Research fellow at Research Centre for Modern History (KENI) -
Panteion University
- Ali Husseinoglou: Assistant Professor, Balkan Research Institute - University of Thrace
- Dr. Dimitris Kamouzis: Researcher, Centre for Asia Minor Studies
- Dr. Vassilis Koutsoukos: Research Fellow, School of Political Scienves -
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Elçin Macar: Professor, Department of Political Sciences & International Relations -
Yildiz Technical University
- Dr. Giannis Moutsis: School of Oriental and African Studies - University of London
- Dr. Georgios Niarchos: Research Fellow, School of Political Scienves -
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Konstantinos Tsioumis: Professor, School of Early Chlid Education -
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
- Dr. Antigoni Papanikolaou: Independent Researcher

ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Vemund Aarbakke: Assistant Professor, School of Political Scienves - A.U.TH.
Dr. Vassilis Koutsoukos: Research Fellow, School of Political Scienves - A.U.TH.
Dr. Georgios Niarchos: Research Fellow, School of Political Scienves - A.U.TH.

RESEARCH PROJECT WEBSITE
http://www.keith.gr 

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