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The Protest Movements in the Public Space: Gezi Park in Istanbul
01.03.2016 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Human and Social Studies Foundation – Sofia
the Cultural Center of Sofia University
are pleased to invite you to the public lecture of Prof. Nilüfer Göle
In the frame of the project “Civic Practice for Students and Teachers. Post 2011 protests” funded by the NGO Programme in Bulgaria under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 (www.ngogrants.bg).
Nilüfer Göle is a Professor of Sociology at École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) in Paris. Her scientific studies are focused on the new practices, figures, symbols and signs of the Islamic religiousness in the public space. She is the author of The Forbidden Modern: Civilization and Veiling (2003) and Interpénétrations: L’Islam et l’Europe (2005). Her last book is European Muslims in Daily Life (2015). At present Prof. Göle researches the globally developing protest movements in the public sphere.
You can read two of her articles near the topic of her lecture here:
Nilufer Gole. Public Space Democracy
Нилюфер Гьоле, Паркът Гези и свободата
The lecture will be in English.
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