Hrant Dink Memorial Workshop

2011 Workshop

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Hrant Dink Memorial Workshop 2011

Freedom of Expression

Sabancı University

in collaboration with Hrant Dink Foundation and Anadolu Kültür

May 26-28, 2011

Cezayir, Galatasaray

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For registration: hrantdink-workshop@sabanciuniv.edu

Simultaneous translation (Turkish/English)  will be available throughout the workshop

May 26 THURSDAY
İsmail Beşikçi Panel on Academic Freedom in Turkey Chair & Discussant: Fikret Adanır (Sabancı University)
16.00-18.00 Barış Ünlü (Ankara University) İsmail Beşikçi, ?Speaking the Truth? and Social Sciences in Turkey
Ozan Değer (Ankara University) Freedom of Expression and İsmail Beşikçi
Mesut Yeğen (Istanbul Şehir University) İsmail Beşikçi and the Kurdish Question: ‘Kharijites’ of Turkish Academia
İsmail Beşikçi
18.00 Coffee/Tea
18.15-19.30 Tosun Terzioğlu (Sabancı University) Academic Freedom: The Case of Sabancı University
Halil Berktay (Sabancı University) Turkey Beneath the Façade: A Society of “Newspeak” and “Doublethink”
19.30 Opening Reception
May 27 FRIDAY
9.00 ? 10.15 Academic Freedom Chair: Dilek Kurban (TESEV)
Discussant: Haldun Gülalp (Yıldız Technical University)
Brendan Mullan (Michigan State University) and Sophia Koufopoulou (Central Michigan University) Academic Freedom and Academic Capitalism: Globalization Conflicts and Choices for Higher Education
Simten Coşar (Başkent University) International Networks for Academic Freedom: Scholars At Risk
10.15 ? 10.30 Coffee/Tea
10.30 ? 12.00 Freedom of Speech in Law and Politics Chair: Fuat Keyman (Istanbul Policy Center)Discussant: Ayşe Kadıoğlu (Sabancı University)
Khaibar Sarghandoy (Erasmus School of Law) Freedom of Speech and Its Discontents, or: How Freedom of Thought Precedes Freedom of Speech
Nora Fisher Onar (Bahçeşehir University) Sharia Courts and Legal Pluralism
Armen Grigoryan (Visiting fellow, Open Society Institute, Budapest) Laws and Public Policies Related to Freedom of Expression in Armenia and Russia
Fethiye Çetin (Lawyer and Writer) Freedom of Expression in the ECHR (European Court of Human Rights): The Case of Hrant Dink and Article 301
12.00 ? 12.45 Lunch
12.45 ? 13.30 Urban Bugs (dir. Aykut Alp Ersoy)
film screening
13.30 ? 15.15 Hate Speech and Hate Crimes Chair: Dietmar Nietan (MP SPD Germany, Member of the EU and the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German Parliament)
Discussant: Zafer Yenal (Boğaziçi University)
Özlem Dalkıran (Hrant Dink Foundation) Freedom of Expression vs. Hate Speech – NGO works on Hate Speech in Turkey
Mutlu Binark (Başkent University) Recklessness of Hate Speech in the New Media and the Power of Discourse
Melek Göregenli (Ege University) From ?Keeping a Distance? to ?Dehumanizing?: The Politics of Hatred
Özlem Çolak (Istanbul University) The Most Violent Face of Segregationism: Hate Crimes
15.15 ? 15.30 Coffee/Tea
15.30 ? 16.45 History, Memory and Literature Chair: Sibel Irzık (Sabancı University)
Discussant: Matthew Gumpert (Boğaziçi University)
David Kazanjian (University of Pennsylvania) ?Re-flexion: Genocide in Ruins?
Marc Nichanian (Sabancı University) The Sense of History
Louis Fishman (Brooklyn College, CUNY) Memories of the Past/Present: Palestinians and Israelis? Right to Remember and the Obligation not to Forget the Nakba
17.00 Leave for Sakıp Sabancı Museum
18.30 ? 20.00 PARALLEL EVENT Sponsored by the Sabancı University History Program, the Boğaziçi University History Department, and the French Anatolian Studies Institute (IFEA) Stefanos Yerasimos Memorial Conference 2011Mark Mazower (Columbia University)
“The Idea of a Post-Ottoman Space”

Sakıp Sabancı Museum

May 28 SATURDAY
9.30 ? 10.30 Musical Expression Chair: Paul Whitehead (ITU, Musicology)
Discussant: Robert Reigle (ITU, Musicology)
Diler Özer (Istanbul Technical University) Musical Expression and the Obstacles It Faces
Wendy Hamelink (Leiden University) A Landscape of Silence: Kurdish Dengbej Singers in Turkey
10.30 ? 10.45 Coffee/Tea
10.45 ? 11.45 Freedom of Expression in Media and Publishing Chair: Ronald Grigor Suny (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)
Discussant: Selim Deringil (Boğaziçi University)
Hakan Özoğlu (University of Central Florida) Intimidation as an Effective Form of Censorship
Roy Baker (Macquarie University) Australia’s National Defamation Research Project
12.00 ? 13.00 Lunch
13.00 ? 15.00 Roundtable on Freedom of Expression in Media and Publishing Chair: Ali Bayramoğlu (International Hrant Dink Foundation and Yeni Şafak)
Discussant: Altan Öymen (Radikal)Kerem Altıparmak (Ankara University) “Secure Internet: Now Buckle UP!”

Ragıp Zarakolu (Turkish Publishers’ Association) “Changing Taboos, Immunities, and Never-Ending Prohibitions”

Nadire Mater (Bianet)

Ömer Madra (Açık Radyo)

15.00 ? 15.15 Coffee/Tea
15.15 ? 17.00 PARALLEL EVENT Roundtable on Gender Studies and Women?s Movements in Context

(Organized by the Gender and Women?s Studies Forum, Sabancı University)

Moderator: Ayşe Öncü (Sabancı University)Arlene Avakian (University of Massachusetts) ?Putting Gender in its ?Place?: Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies and Intersectional Analysis?

Deniz Kandiyoti (University of London, SOAS)  ?In the Crucible of Geopolitics: Gender Studies and Women’s Movements in the Middle East?

Ayşe Gül Altınay (Sabancı University)  ?Reflections on Intersectionality in Gender Studies and the Feminist Movement in Turkey?

17.00 ? 17.15 Coffee/Tea
17.15 ? 19.30 PARALLEL EVENT Roundtable on Censorship in Contemporary Arts

(Organized by PARC and DEPO)

Moderator: Banu Karaca (Sabancı University)Hale Tenger (Artist)

Neriman Polat (Artist)

Okan Urun (Artist, Biriken)

Murat Altındere (Lawyer)

Yasemin İnceoğlu (Academic, Galatasaray University)

Sevil Demirci (Producer, Yeni Sinemacılar)

Erden Kosova (Art Critic)

May 29 SUNDAY PARALLEL EVENTS
15.00 Guided tour of two exhibitions at DEPO (Tophane) with Aris Nalci “Burning Eyes: Memories of the Armenians”(Antoine Agoudjian)
http://www.depoistanbul.net/tr/activites_detail.asp?ac=48
?Horovel” (Erhan Arık)
http://www.depoistanbul.net/tr/activites_detail.asp?ac=47
Another relevant exhibit that can be viewed at DEPO: ?Kaybolan Biz/Emên Wenda/We, the Disappeared? (Veysî Altay)

Click for the program as pdf

Organizing committee: Hülya Adak, Ayşe Gül Altınay, Sibel Irzık, Ayşe Kadıoğlu,  Banu Karaca, Gülayşe Koçak, Nedim Nomer, Işık Özel

Workshop Assistant: Nora Tataryan

Workshop Poster by Emre Parlak and Ezgi Didem Dağcı (Türkçe poster için tıklayın)

HDMW-Proceedings 2009

Hrant Dink Memorial Workshop 2011 has been made possible thanks to the generous support of Sabancı University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Sabancı University, Anadolu Kültür, Global Dialogue, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, and Istanbul Policy Center

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