Feminist Olarak Türkiye‘ye Bakmak *

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Feminist Olarak Türkiye ‘ye Bakmak. (*)

Handan Koç - (Ankara / WOCMES-2014)

Bu konuşmayı hazırladığım günlerde önemli bir seçim oldu. Türkiye de 12 yıldır başbakanlık yapan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan cumhurbaşkanlığına seçildi. Türkiyeli feminist, sosyalist, özgürlükçü, sekuler pek çok insan gibi bu sonuç beni de üzdü. AKP klasik İslamcı bir partiden koparak kendine muhafazakâr demokrat sıfatı seçtiği deklarasyonu 2002 de yaptı. Parti erkek egemenliğinin geleneksel-dinsel biçimi ile sürmesine taraftar olan ve neo-liberal sisteme ko... Okumaya devam et >>

Understanding Neoliberalism and New Conservatism in Middle East: Turkey Experience and Prospects for Feminism

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WOCMES- World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies

Handan Koç  – (ANKARA 2014)

Understanding Neoliberalism and New Conservatism in Middle East: Turkey Experience and Prospects for Feminism

As I was preparing this talk, an important election was held in Turkey. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who has been the prime minister for the last twelve years, was elected as president. Along with many other people I was saddened by the results of the election. In 2002, the Justice and Development Party, known as the AKP, declared itself to be a conservative democratic party, breaking away from its classic Islamist roots. Then elected. Was it obvious that there would be negative results in terms of the social politics of gender? It was. But in the beginning, the AKP received encouragement from nearly every segment of society, including the Kurdish and Turkish opp... Okumaya devam et >>