AU Department of Modern Turkish Dialects and Literature, 05.05.2011 1st Turcology Day for the Existence of the Turkish - Symposium At the symposium of “1st Turcology Day for the Existence of the Turkish” organized by The Department of Modern Turkish Dialects and Literatures University of Ankara on May 5, 2011 discussed issues such as situation of Turkish dialects in Iran, China, Bulgaria, and Russian Federation in the context of language viability. more ›
Artum DINC, 05.05.2011 Some Factors Determining the Processes of Interlingual Interaction In this article the determining effects of some internal and external language factors in the interlingual interaction processes on the status, structure, functionality, continuity, and prestige of languages are evaluated and discussed in the context of power relations. Interlingual interaction processes are supposed as part of interculturs interaction processes at the macro level, of organized interpower-centers interaction processes at the meso level, and of interpersonal interaction processes who are actors of cultural values and social statuses at the micro level. Therefore, the network of power relations including interligual interaction processes is a part of the battle fields be maintaining on the sharing of source (especially human sources) between the power centers representing different dimensions of the phenomenon of language planning –for example language planning purposes, language ideologies that motivate decision-makers, language policies of political authority, coordination degree between components of language planning etc.– create on the status, structure, functionality, continuity, scope and prestige of target languages. more ›
Dr. Shahyar Daneshgar, 22.06.2014 Turcology in the USA Dr. Shahyar Daneshgar explains recent developments about the Turkish education and Turcology studies in academic circles in the USA in the context of methodological approaches and theoretical discussions. more ›
M. Riza Héyet, 04.04.2011 The Establishment and Language Policy of the National Government of Azerbaijan The Persianization process directed against Turks who had been defeated in the struggle for political power in Iran in 1925 ended for a while when the Azerbaijan National Government came into power in 1945. At that time, Turkish became the official national language in Azerbaijan. The second period of assimilation started in 1946 after the Azerbaijan National Government fell and Pahlavi Regim took control of the country and cosequently Azerbaijan. more ›


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Artum DINC, 05.11.2012

The Likelihood of a Space of Existence for Everyone and Every Segment

Today’s people are born into a world of reality full of various problems. People in many territories of the world are exposed to violence, oppression, and discrimination due to both their different cultural, ethnical, and religious identities also class and gender statuses.


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Artum DINC, 07.07.2014

The Egalitarian Uprising of the Turks in Iran - May 2006

In May 12, 2006 a comic strip story was published in a weekly magazine of Iran News Paper which is belong to The Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA). “What should we do in order to prevent the activity of cockroaches for transforming us to cockroaches?” was the title of the above mentioned story. In the narration, a boy asks to a cockroach in Persian and the cockroach replies to the child in Turkish. “How can it be possible to be rid of the cockroaches” is described in the course of story. It was evaluated by millions of Turks in Iran as an insulting and exclusion act against them. Despite the heavy costs of the uprising in Iran, however in various villages, towns and cities they condemned and objected to the perpetrators of the issue and wanted to be punished them.


Artum DINC, 11.02.2014

PERSIANIST IRANISM: Persianization Policies in Multi-ethnic Iran

In this issue of bulletin 14 news, 9 analyses, 5 articles, and 2 books are presented, which related with Persianization policies against non-Persian ethnic groups in nowadays Iran.


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Tebriz, İran

Durum, 0 °C

Under current conditions in Iran, which of the following options will seem to be much feasible in regard with non-Persian ethnic groups? You can choose more than one option as well.

The Persianization politics will be successful, and the whole population of Iran will be Persianized.
The Persianization politics will be unsuccessful, and cultural rights of ethnics will be legally protected.
According to the ethnical structure, federal administrative units will be formed.
According to the ethnical structure, independent governments will be formed.


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