MENAS 2013 Colloquium Series - 'Ghazis or Beggars: The Double Life of Turkish Disabled Veterans'

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

The School for Middle Eastern and North African Studies 2013 Colloquium series presents Salih Can Aciksoz discussing "The Double Life of Turkish Disabled Veterans."

This talk focuses on the disabled Turkish ex-conscripts, who are glorified in the nationalist discourse as honorable sacrificial heroes, "ghazis," while also grappling with socioeconomic marginalization, corporal stigma and emasculation anxieties in their daily lives.

Audience: 
All
Where
Campus: 
Main Campus
Location: 
Marshall Building Room 490
Tucson , AZ
United States
contact info & links
Department/Unit: 
Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Contact Person: 
Megan Young
Contact's Phone: 
520-621-5450
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