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Workshop: Affective Politics and Political Transformation in Turkey and Egypt

Dec 05, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019

Project C01 Emotion and Affect within the Context of Authoritarian Transformations is organizing a workshop on December 5th and 6th about Affective Politics and Political Transformation in Turkey and Egypt. On December 5th Yael Navaro of University of Cambridge is going to hold a keynote followed by a reception at Freie Universität Berlin.


December 5th, 6-8 pm: Keynote Speech by Yael Navaro, University of Cambridge

FU Berlin Seminarzentrum L113

Moderation by Birgitt Röttger-Rössler, Speaker of CRC “Affective Societies”

Followed by a reception

Yael Navaro, Reader in Social Anthropology and Fellow and Director of Studies at the Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, will deliver a keynote speech on “Affective Regimes in Turkey and Beyond”.  She is the author of Faces of the State: Secularism and Public Life in Turkey (Princeton 2002) and The  Make-Believe Space: Affective Geography in a Postwar Polity  (Duke 2012).

Workshop on December, 6th: Rost- und Silberlaube, FU Berlin, room KL32/202

Please register via mail at m.gippert@fu-berlin.de

Organized by project C01:

Cilja Harders (FU Berlin)

Bilgin Ayata (University of Basel)

bahar firat (FU Berlin)

Dina Wahba (FU Berlin)



Dina Makram Ebeid (AUC, Cairo)

Amy Holmes (AUC, Cairo)

Banu Karaca (Foundation for Arts Initiatives, New York & EUME, Berlin)

Nabil El-Kot (Al-Shams Centre Cairo)

Maria Malmström (Lund University)

Yael Navaro (University of Cambridge)

Derya Özkaya (FU Berlin)

Hanan Sabea (AUC, Cairo, tbc)

Nagehan Tokdogan (Ankara)

Umut Yildirim (ICI, Berlin)

Time & Location

Dec 05, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019

Freie Universität Berlin
Seminarzentrum Raum L113 (keynote)
KL32/202 (workshop)
Habelschwerdterallee 45
14195 Berlin