Part 1 - Conference: Pasts and Futures of Sovereignty in Kurdistan


10:00 Keynote Lecture by Nazan Üstündağ (Independent Scholar)
Welcome and Introduction by Axel Rudi
10:45 Coffee Break
11:00 Panel 1: Dealing with/in the State: Violence, Autonomy and (Im)practical Utopias
Sardar Saadi (Wageningen University/University of Rojava)
Dilar Dirik (Univerisity of Oxford)
Esin Düzel (Sabanci University)
Discussant: Axel Rudi (University of Bergen)
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Panel 2: Inescapable Echoes: Space, Memory and Otherness in the Kurdish Political Imaginary
Eray Çaylõ (University of Hamburg)
Onur Günay (Princeton University)
Alice von Bieberstein (Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin)
Discussant: Faisal Devji (University of Oxford)
15:00 Coffee Break
15:15 Discussion with Panel Members, and questions from the audience
16:00 Conference End