Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Fethullah Gulen's strategic defamation

(Video Duration: 3 mins 4 secs)

In his presentation based on his paper and book entitled "Strategic Defamation of Fethullah Gulen: Turkish vs English" which argues the defamation efforts happen in a campaign manner not randomly, Dogan Koc of Cairo University analyzes references of the articles and books which offer totally contradicting pictures of Gulen based on the based sources.

The international conference "The G├╝len Movement: Paradigms, Projects, and Aspirations" took place on November 11-13, 2010 at International House at University of Chicago. The conference was designed to encourage scholarly research into the questions regarding Gulen Movement. It was interdisciplinary in nature so that the work of the conference could begin to draw important connections between analyses of the movement from the perspectives of disciplines such as: theology, religious studies, cultural studies, sociology, anthropology, urban studies, literature, history, philosophy, law, psychology, economics, political science, and international relations, as well as many others.