Borders in the Middle East: Past and Present

March 4, 2021

Title: Borders in the Middle East: Past and Present

Organizers: Graduate Institute, Geneva

Description: The CCDP and the University of Neuchâtel have the pleasure of inviting you to the second of a series of joint events showcasing the findings of the ERC consolidator grant: "Towards a Decentred History of the Middle East: Transborder Spaces, Circulations, Frontier Effects and State Formation, 1920-1946". The project, begun in 2017, is led by Prof. Jordi Tejel, Adjunct Professor with the Department of History at the University of Neuchâtel and CCDP Research Associate. This second online panel discussion will feature a presentation by Dr. Ramazan Hakkı Öztan, Boğaziçi University on “The Turkish-Syrian Border: The Making of a Post-Ottoman Illicit Zone”, as well as a presentation from Dr. Pınar Şenoğuz, University of Göttingen on "From Smugglers to Entrepreneurs: Sugar Trade and 'Fictitious' Exports at the Turkish-Syrian Border".

Language: ENG

Registration: Free/ Need to previous register


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