The South Atlantic Quarterly 102.2/3 (2003) 663-666
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Hülya Adak is an assistant professor of comparative literature in the Program of Cultural Studies at Sabancı University. Her teaching experience and research interests include theories of autobiography, nation-building myths and the novel, culture and literature of the Middle East and Turkey, postcolonial theory and literature, and theories of self and subjectivity.
Meltem Ahıska is an assistant professor of sociology in Bogaziçi University, Istanbul. She completed her Ph.D. at Goldsmiths College, University of London, in 2000. She is currently working on a book based on her dissertation, "An Occidentalist Fantasy: Early Turkish Radio and National Identity." Her articles have appeared in various journals, including Defter, Toplum ve Bilim, and New Perspectives on Turkey, and she was a member of the editorial board of Defter, a journal of cultural criticism published in Turkey from 1987–2002.
Behiç Ak is a cartoonist, architect, film director, and writer. His play The Building received a special award from the Turkish Ministry of Culture in 1993. His film on the history of censorship in Turkish cinema was named best documentary at the Ankara film festival in 1994. He has also written and illustrated several children's books. His cartoon albums have been published in Turkey and Germany, and his cartoons have appeared in the daily Cumhuriyet since 1982.
Tanıl Bora, a political scientist and journalist, is the editor of the nonfiction series Iletisim Yayınları and the chief editor of the quarterly social science journal Toplum ve bilim. He is also editing a book series on political thought in modern Turkey, Modern Türkiye'de siyasi düsünce. He is published regularly in the monthly socialist culture journal Birikim. His publications on political thought in Turkey, especially rightist ideologies and nationalism, include Devlet Ocak Dergah—1980'lerde Ülkücü Hareket (with Kemal Can), Milliyetçiligin Kara baharı (1995), and Türk Sagının uç Hali (1998).
Ayse Bugra is a professor of political economy at Bogazici University, Istanbul. Her publications include Iktisatçılar ve Insanlar (1989), State and Business in Modern Turkey: A Comparative Study (1994), State, Market, and Organizational Form (coedited with Behlül Üsdiken, 1997), and Islam in Economic Organizations (1999). She has also published articles in such journals as Economics and Philosophy, International Journal of Middle Eastern [End Page 663] Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Technological Change, and Social Forecasting, Current Anthropology, Review of Radical Political Economy, and Revue du Mouvement Anti-Utilitariste dans les Sciences Sociales (MAUSS).
Ümit Cizre is an associate professor at Bilkent University, Ankara. She is a former Fulbright Research Scholar (Princeton University) and Jean Monnet Research Fellow (RSC, European University Institute, Florence). Most recently she has published "The Military and Politics: A Turkish Dilemma," in Middle Eastern Armies: Politics and Strategy, ed. Barry Rubin and Thomas Keaney (2002); "Turkey's Kurdish Problem: A Critical Analysis of Boundaries, Identity and Hegemony," in Rightsizing the State, ed. Ian Lustick (2002); and "The Truth and Fiction about Turkey's Human Rights Politics," Human Rights Review, no. 3 (October–December 2001).
Menderes Çınar is an assistant professor of political science in the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Baskent University, Ankara. His main research interests are political Islam and the republican political tradition. He has most recently published a theoretical discussion of Islamism as a "political" question in Totalitarian Movements and Public Religions (2002). His forthcoming book, Kemalist Republicanism and Islamist Kemalism: Reproductions of Anti-Politics in Turkey, will be published in Turkish.
Andrew Davison is a member of the political science department at Vassar College. His publications include Secularism and Revivalism in Turkey: A Hermeneutic Reconsideration (1998) and The Philosophic Roots of Modern Ideology: Liberalism, Communism, Fascism, and Islamism, 3d ed. (coauthored with David Ingersoll and Richard Matthews, 2001).
Suna Ertugrul is an assistant professor in the Western languages and literatures department of Bogazici University. She works between literature and philosophy, having specialized on Heidegger and contemporary French philosophy. She is currently working on a book-length project...