Turkey Book Talk

Yağmur Karakaya on Ottoman nostalgia and populism in Turkey

July 16, 2019

Yağmur Karakaya on the rise of Ottoman nostalgia in contemporary Turkish politics and popular culture. Karakaya is the author of "The Conquest of Hearts: The central role of Ottoman nostalgia within contemporary Turkish populism", published in the American Journal of Cultural Sociology.

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