Orientalism: ‘Terrible Turk’ becomes a ‘genocidal Turk’

How does the Orientalist discourse of the past inform and restructure the present political discourse on “the other”? How can we explain the continuity of political discourses that are constructed upon the 20th century’s “scientific racism” (i.e., anthropological justification of racism and thus colonial conquest)? In the light of these broader questions, this article seeks […]