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Conversation with Zerrin Özlem Biner (University of Kent) on her book, States of Dispossession, with discussant Anoush Tamar Suni (Northwestern University)

When: Wednesday, February 2, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Gina Stec   (847) 467-2359

Group: Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (Northwestern Buffett)

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Zerrin Özlem Biner (University of Kent) joins us to have a conversation on her book, States of Dispossession, with event discussant Anoush Tamar Suni (Northwestern University). 

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Dr. Zerrin Ozlem Biner is Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the School of Anthropology and Conservation at the University of Kent.  She received her PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Cambridge. Dr. Biner previously held post-doctoral fellowships at Zentrum Moderne Orient, Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, and the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on state, citizenship, violence, forced displacement, heritage, memory, justice and reconciliation processes in conflict and post-conflict settings of the Middle East.  Her other publications include Reverberations: Violence across Time and Space, (co-edited with Navaro et al. UPENN, 2021), Law Against the State: Ethnographic Forays into Law's Transformations, (co-edited with Eckert et al. Cambridge University Press, 2013), and Waiting: Knowledge of Time and Power of the Subject (in Turkish, Iletisim, 2019).

Dr. Anoush Tamar Suni, Keyman Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Turkish Studies at the Buffett Institute, will serve as discussant.



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