Turkey Book Talk

Umut Azak on Hagia Sophia and the future of Turkey’s religious nationalist status quo

October 13, 2020

Umut Azak of Istanbul's Okan University on Hagia Sophia's conversion from museum to mosque, the history of calls on Turkey's religious right to take the step, and the future of the country's religious nationalist status quo under President Erdoğan.

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