Reflections on Dengbêjs as Narrators of the Past

We have pleasure to invite to the online seminar Documenting and Archiving Oral Heritage; part 3

Date: March 16, 2021, 3 PM (CET), (2 PM UK)

Organisers: Jagiellonian University and University of Exeter


Dr Metin Yüksel

Reflections on Dengbêjs as Narrators of the Past


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Metin Yüksel received his PhD at the University of Chicago's Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations in 2011. He teaches at Hacettepe University in Ankara. His research focuses on social and cultural history of the modern Middle East. His work has appeared in edited volumes and various journals such as Middle Eastern Studies, The Muslim World, Iranian Studies, Journal of Postcolonial Writing and Journal of Folklore Research.



The seminar is organised in the scope of the research project: Citizens of the World: Modern Kurdish Literature and Heritagisation as A Means for Transforming and Revitalising The Kurdish Language and The Oral Tradition funded by the National Science Centre-Poland in the scope of the Opus 17 programme.