Tutorials are small groups of students discussing specific problems. In this tutorial participants will • acquire knowledge on the historical formation and geopolitical dynamics of Turkey, its borders and national/ethnic identities. • develop a complex and nuanced understanding of contemporary ‘Turkish’ issues which requires a look into the past, the Ottoman Empire. • observe media responses to the present socioeconomic and political actions of the current administration. • obtain a nuanced understanding of the meaning of secularism and Islamism as it plays out in Turkey.
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