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Fri, 05/11/2012

An interview with Dr, Tugrul Keskin, Portland State University,

May 11, 2012 at 9 AM

KBOO 90.7 FM

Tugrul Keskin is Assistant Professor of International and Middle Eastern Studies and Center For Turkish Studies at Portland State University. His research and teaching interests include Sociology of Islam and the Middle East, Social and Political Theories, Marxism, Post-Colonial Theory, Islamic Movements, Sociology of Africa (Imperialism and Re-colonization in Africa after 1950s), Modern Kurdish, Uyghur and Turkish Nationalism. Previously, Dr. Keskin taught as an instructor of Sociology and Africana Studies at Virginia Tech University and has also previously taught as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology at James Madison and Radford Universities. He received his PhD from Virginia Tech in Sociology, with certificate degrees in Africana Studies, Social and Political Thought, and International Research and Development. The topic of his Ph.D. dissertation is A Comparative Analysis of Islamist Movements: Jama’at-e-Islami in Pakistan and the Fethullah Gulen Movement in Turkey – Reactions to Capitalism, Modernity and Secularism.

At the end I'll also interview Dr. Muhammad Sahimi on P5+1 and Iranian negotiations scheduled to start shortly in Baghdad and to promote his upcoming lecture in Portland.

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