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Ankara Hippodrome : the national celebrations of early republican Turkey, 1923-1938

Özdemir, Diler
this study analyzes the relationship between national celebrations and thespatial practices of Ankara Hippodrome in the Early Republican Turkey.National festivals areregarded as social-performative commemorations and political practices in origin. the period between 1923 and 1938 is considered as the construction period of the Republican Regime that gave a form for the recolleciton of Turkish society. the scope of our thesis is limited with the construciton of social memory, which is integrated with the nation-construciton processes. the conceptual frame and the case study of our research are structured by the archiva official documents of this period to explore how the naiton-building processes are realized through the interaction between memory and space.