Kabir Tambar

web.stanford.eduAssistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology, Stanford University

Beyond the Minority Question: Founding Violence and Popular Sovereignty in Turkey

Wednesday, October 22 at 4pm
121 Bay State Rd., Pardee School
Lecture Room, First Floor

Kabir Tambar is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University. He has also taught in the Department of Religion at the University of Vermont and was a member in the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton in 2011-2012. His work has largely centered on Turkey and has explored questions of citizenship, religion, and the politics of history. This research led to the publication of a book, The Reckoning of Pluralism: Political Belonging and the Demands of History (Stanford University Press, 2014). Tambar has also begun new research on military rule and the instabilities of mass politics.

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This event is co-sponsored by the Pardee School of Global Studies and the Luce Foundation.