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Panel Session E

Friday 13:15-14:45

Panel E1: Cultural Identity and Architecture in Turkey and Jerusalem

Chair and discussant: Pinar Dinc (Lund University)

  • Canse Yüzer (Istanbul Technical University) The Sound of Modernity: State Radio and Architecture in Turkey
  • Gertrud Olsson (University of Gothenburg) Understanding Edirne Balloon Hangar from a Narrative Perspective
  • Torsten Janson (Lund University) and Mattias Kärrholm (Lund University): ‘Welcome to the Mayor’s Sukkah!’: On the spatial, performative, and cultural politics of Safra Square, Jerusalem

Panel E2: Mediation and Diplomacy

Chair and discussant: Isak Svensson (Uppsala University)

  • Matthew Goldman (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) Where the Streets Have New Names: Stigma and Counter-Stigma in Turkish Diplomacy
  • Isabell Schierenbeck (University of Gothenburg) Regional Collaborations and the Red Sea Council Through a Geocultural Lens
  • Ala’a Al Qudah (Independent Researcher) The Future of US-Saudi Relations in Light of the Different Form of the International System, A Future Study (2025-2035)

Panel E3: Grassroots Peacebuilding, Coexistence and Civic Education

Chair and discussant: Lisa Strömbom (Lund University)

  • Adam Almqvist (Lund University) Youth Agency and the Youth, Peace and Security (YPS) Agenda amidst Authoritarian Co-optation in the Middle East
  • Ann-Kristin Jonasson (University of Gothenburg) Teaching Civic Education to Prevent Violent Extremism in Jordan
  • Sofija Barakate (University of Gothenburg) Active Citizenship Discourse Among Local NGOs in Tripoli: Cultivating an Ethical Self for Socio-Political Change
  • Deniz Duru Neriman (Lund University) Conviviality in Burgaz: Living, Loving and Fighting on a Diverse Island in Istanbul