Category Archives: Turkey

Global Conflicts. My Online Course Syllabus

    I’ve been teaching ‘global conflicts’ at Virginia Tech for over twenty years, initially as an undergraduate course called “Geography of Global Conflicts.” In 1995, I offered the course online for the first time. The course has evolved considerably … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things I learnt at “The PKK, Kurdish Nationalism and Future of Turkey” Conference

Our program hosted this conference which was mostly organized by Tugrul Keskin, a VT graduate now at Portland State University and Kemal Silay, Director of the Turkish Studies program at Indiana University, at 1021 Prince Street, Alexandria yesterday. We received … Continue reading

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The PKK, Kurdish Nationalism and the Future of Turkey, 7 November 2013: Conference Program

Kurdish Conference Program available here International Conference The PKK, Kurdish Nationalism and the Future of Turkey Thursday November 7, 2013 VIRGINIA TECH NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION 1021 PRINCE STREET ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314 RSVP IS REQUIRED: kurdishandturkish@yahoo.com Tel: 202-378-8606 kurdishandturkish@yahoo.com http://turkeyandkurds.blogspot.com/ Organized … Continue reading

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