Panel 7: Friday 26 June, 11.30 – 13.30

7a. I.B. TAURIS: “How to get published”

7b. Liberation through the Lenses of Islamic Actors in Turkey

Chair: Michelangelo Guida, Istanbul 29 Mayis University

The Conservative Turkish Media Confronting Gezi
Michelangelo Guida, Istanbul 29 Mayis University

Liberation, Revolution and the Anti-Capitalist Muslims: A Divergent Islamic Perspective from Turkey
Oguzhan Goksel, Istanbul 29 Mayis University

Civil Islamic Actors versus the State in Turkey: The Structural Transformation of Islamic Non-Governmental Organisations
Lutfi Sunar, Istanbul University

On Human Rights, Islam and Freedom: A View from Turkey
Fabio Vicini, Istanbul 29 Mayis University

The New Antinomies of Islamic Movement in the Post-Gezi Turkey: Islamism vs. Muslimism
Halil Ibrahim Yenigun, Istanbul Commerce University


7c. Liberation and Reform in Iran

Chair: Pejman Abdolmohammadi, LSE Visiting Fellow

Geopolitics and The Quest for Liberation in Post-Revolutionary Iran
Gulriz Sen, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey

Who Governs the Reform Agenda in Iran?
Esra Dik, University of London, School Of Oriental and African Studies) Department of Politics and International Studies

Realism, Rationalism and Revolutionism in Iranian Foreign Policy: A Quest for Liberty
Laleh Gomari-Luksch, University of St. Andrews and University of Tübingen

Networks of dependency and gender discrimination in Iran’s academic world
Luciano Zaccara, Qatar University, Gulf Studies Center, Natalia Borreguero, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid


7d. Freedoms, Nationalism and Society in the Ottoman Empire

Chair: Professor Barbara Roberson, Salzburg University

“Provincial Threat and Freedom of the Press: Sulayman Faydi’s ‘al-Iqaz’ in Basra, 1909”
Annie Greene, University of Chicago

Ottoman Empire as an International Society
Professor Barbara Roberson, Salzburg University

Living Equally In The Empire Of Differences: Muslim And Non-Muslim Women In Trabzon
Aslı Deliktaş, Karadeniz Tecnichal University

Living together in the quarters of a city: Non-Muslims in the kadiregisters of Trabzon in the second half of the 17th century
Kenan Inan, Karadeniz Tecnichal University

Liberty and freedom? A new look at the significance of the 1908 Young Turk Revolution on the practices of press censorship in the “Bilād al-Shām”
Till Grallert, Orient-Institut Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon


7e. Gender and Property Rights in the Middle East and North Africa

Chair: Fatiha Talahite

Towards a Political Economy of Gender and Property Rights in the Middle East and North Africa
Fatiha Talahite, CNRS, Cresppa/Université Paris 8, France

A Gendered Tool of Empowerment: Property Ownership and Women Choosing Waqf Endowment Beneficiaries
Randi Deguilhem, CNRS,TELEMME-MMSH/AMU, Aix-en-Provence, France.

Elusive traditions: women, collective land tenure, and the legacy of the French colonial project
Karen Rignall, College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentuck

Re-negotiating Gendered Property Rights: The Case of Collective Lands in Morocco
Yasmine Berriane, URPP Asia & Europe, University of Zürich.

Legal Empowerment, Gender and Right to Property in Plural Iran
Zahra Maranlou, University of Oxford, UK


7f. Political language and public opinion in the context of liberation

Chair: Liina Mustonen, European University Institute

Political Discourse in the Context of the Arab Spring: Analysis and Translation
Husam Haj Omar, The University of Leeds

Translation in the Context of Media and Politics in an Era of Globalisation
Shifa Askari, The University of Leeds

“We are Not Terrorists” – Aspirations of Liberation from Prevailing Power Structures
Liina Mustonen, European University Institute

Is it a revolution or a coup? Scandinavian media representations of the ousting of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy
Joel W. Abdelmoez, Stockholm University


7g. Patriarchy and the Arab Spring: liberation or backlash? II

Chair: Bjørn Olav Utvik, University of Oslo

Kurdish women: Liberation through the barrel of a gun?
Pinar Tank, Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO)

Reluctant feminists: Islamist MPs in Kuwait 2009-2011
Rania Maktabi, University of Oslo

The polarization of militant Islamists in Palestinian refugee camp Ain al-Hilwe
Erling Lorentzen Sogge, University of Oslo

The Jihadi Movement and Rebel Governance: Reassertion of a Patriarchal Order?
Brynjar Lia, University of Oslo

Between a rock and a hard place: Challenges to the Sunni Establishment in Lebanon
Kai Kverme, University of Oslo


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