Turkey Book Talk

Christine Philliou on reimagining Turkish history and the roots of political dissent

June 8, 2021

Christine Philliou, associate professor of history at UC Berkeley, on “Turkey: A Past Against History” (University of California Press). The book examines the life of the writer Refik Halid Karay (1888-1965), interrogating the shifting meaning of political dissent from Ottoman to republican eras.

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