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Prof Leyla Neyzi

Reflecting on an Oral History Project with Kurdish and Turkish Youth after the Gezi Events?

Young People Speak Out: The Contribution of Oral History to Facing the Past, Reconciliation and Democratization in Turkey carried out in 2011-2013. Project output based on a large oral history archive include multimedia products such as a website in Kurdish, Turkish and English (, exhibition, film and book. The presentation will focus on the research process,the participation of young people from Diyarbakir, Mugla and Berlin in the project, and reflect on the experience in light of the Gezi events and the current context of Turkey.

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Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies