Deciphering Denial: Ottoman Past, Turkish Present, and the Collective Violence against the Armenians, 1789-2009
A lecture by Fatma Müge Göçek, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Sociology
Tuesday, April 19, 20113:30 PM - 5:00 PM
History Conference Room
6275 Bunche Hall
Fatma Müge Göçek is Associate Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies. Her research focuses on comparative analysis of gender issues in first and third worlds. She also studies the impact on women of processes such as economic development, nationalism and religious movements. Her published works include East Encounters West: France and the Ottoman Empire in the 18th Century (Oxford University Press 1987), Reconstructing Gender in the Middle East: Tradition, Identity, Power (Columbia University Press, 1994 co-edited with Shiva Balaghi), Rise of the Bourgeoisie, Demise of Empire: Ottoman Westernization and Social Change (Oxford University Press 1996), and Social Constructions of Nationalism in the Middle East (SUNY Press, 2002).
Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Center for Near Eastern Studies, Department of History, AEF Chair in Modern Armenian History