Jenny B. White is associate professor of anthropology at Boston University, former president of the Turkish Studies Association and of the American Anthropological Association Middle East Section, and sits on the board of the Institute of Turkish Studies. She has received numerous grants and fellowships from, among others, the Social Science Research Council, the MacArthur Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and Fulbright-Hays. She is author of Islamist Mobilization in Turkey: A Study in Vernacular Politics (2002) (Winner of 2003 Douglass Prize for best book in Europeanist anthropology); and Money Makes Us Relatives: Women?s Labor in Urban Turkey (second edition, London: Routledge, 2004). She has authored numerous articles on Turkey and lectures internationally on topics ranging from political Islam and civil society to ethnic identity and gender issues. Professor White is currently writing a book on contemporary Turkish nationalism and Islam. She has been following events in Turkey since the mid-1970s. All of her books have been translated into Turkish.
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That discovery came as part of an investigation into Ergenekon, a clandestine gang whose suspected members are currently standing trial on charges of having
World news roundup: In Turkey, at least 20 are arrested in coup plot
The sweep that targeted the Ergenekon network spanned eight provinces and included the detention of at least one active duty military officer and one
Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul chats with a soldier wounded in the line of duty as Turkey’s Chief of General Staff General Ilker Basbug (C) looks on in Ankara March 19, 2010. Gul is visiting an army rehabilitation center, where amputee soldiers who were wounded during clashes with Kurdish PKK rebels in southeast Turkey, are treated. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
Turkish security forces have detained 28 suspects nationwide over affiliation to Ergenekon as the long-running probe into the alleged underground terror organization continues.”
28 detained in new Ergenekon wave
The National Police Department detained 28 individuals in raids across nine provinces yesterday as part of the ongoing investigation into Ergenekon
PM Erdogan continues “sanitizing” Turkish military and detains an additional 20 people In alledged coup plot case
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Ergenekon is a clandestine criminal organization accused of working to overthrow the government. At a June 26 press conference Başbuğ had referred to the
The documents recovered from the hard disk of Balbay’s computer chronicled his meetings with retired military generals, journalists and other Ergenekon
Army statements prove action plan whistleblower right
Ergenekon is a clandestine criminal organization accused of working to overthrow the government. The anonymous officer was also the one to send the origina
Chief of General Staff Gen. İlker Başbuğ, who gave separate interviews to the Milliyet and Hürriyet dailies during which he explicitly criticized ongoing judicial cases in which several members of the armed forces stand accused, has drawn strong criticism for making comments about these cases and for ?talking too much.?