Center for Middle Eastern Dialogue to host talk about challenges to autocracy in Turkey and the Middle East

Vanderlippe Lecture Poster

The Center for Middle Eastern Dialogue at SUNY New Paltz will host a talk by John VanderLippe, associate professor of history at the New School for Social Research, titled “Blood, Sweat and Tear Gas: Challenges to Autocracy in Turkey and the Middle East” on Wednesday, April 23, at 7 p.m., in Lecture Center 108 on the New Paltz campus.

VanderLippe’s work includes “The Politics of Turkish Democracy” (2005), as well as numerous articles on Turkish Republic. He is the former Editor of the Middle East Studies Association Bulletin and has received grants from the NCSEER, the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center, the Hoover Institution, and the HR Guggenheim Foundation.

This event is sponsored by The Center for Middle Eastern Dialogue at SUNY New Paltz, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Campus Auxiliary Services.

For more information contact James Schiffer, professor of English at SUNY New Paltz, at 845-257-3676 or schiffej@newpaltz.edu.

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