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New York Event--The Fall of the Turkish Model: How the Arab Uprisings Brought Down Islamic Liberalism (March 1 @ 12.30pm)

The Fall of the Turkish Model: How the Arab Uprisings Brought Down Islamic Liberalism

New Book by Cihan Tuğal (Verso, 2016)

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 1, 12:30 pm - 1:30pm

Location: The Hagop Kevorkian Center, 255 Sullivan Street, New York University

Tuğal's masterful explication of the demise of Islamic liberalism brings in Egypt and Tunisia, once seen as the most likely followers of the Turkish model, and provides a path-breaking examination of their regimes and Islamist movements, as well as paradigm-shifting accounts of Turkey and Iran.

Cihan Tuğal is the author of Passive Revolution: Absorbing the Islamic Challenge to Capitalism. He is an associate professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley and Co-editor of the Turkey page on Jadaliyya.

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