"CULTURE WARS" IN TURKEY

TANIL BORA

28 DECEMBER 2023, Thursday

19:00

The concept of “cultural hegemony” became popular, particularly after Recep Tayyip Erdoğan frequently mentioned it as the sole drawback of AKP’s long-term rule.  This talk aims to provide a brief genealogy of Turkey’s “cultural hegemony” problem and examine the various aspects of its current “culture wars”.

 

Born in 1963 in Ankara, Tanıl Bora is an editor of İletişim [Publications]. He is also a contributing writer and publication coordinator for the journal, Birikim. His research focuses primarily on political ideologies in Turkey. 

 

Part of a program on culture wars and cultural hegemony.