Event Highlights: The Ottoman Legacy and Lausanne at 100

This panel discussion – Translating God(s) into Politics: Contemporary Challenges – took place at Boston University’s Howard Thurman Center on Monday, October 30, 2023 as part of a larger event on the Ottoman Legacy.

The discussion followed a keynote lecture (not recorded) by Lerna Ekmekçioğlu: Your Turkey, My Lausanne: What to the Armenian is the 29th of October? in which she described her experience growing in post-genocide Turkey.

The panelists included Ayşe Parla, Elizabeth Prodromou, Aimee Genell, and Vesko Garčević (moderator).

This event was organized by the Center for the Study of Europe at Boston University in collaboration with the Department of World Languages & Literatures with additional funding from the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs: CURA.


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