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Turkish Studies Symposium: "Future of Democracy in Turkey"

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
European Union Center; REEEC; Center for Global Studies; Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Department of Political Science
Location
404 Illini Union (1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801)
Date
Apr 27, 2018   2:00 - 4:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Contact
European Union Center
E-Mail
eucenter@illinois.edu
Phone
217-265-7515
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Originating Calendar
Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Co-sponsored Events

This year’s symposium will explore the following topics:

  • Turkey in Global Perspective: Turkey as a case of a global phenomenon of moving away from democracy
  • Democracy Internally and Legal/Constitutional Issues: recent major legal and constitutional changes that have moved the country further away from democracy
  • Foreign policy: The rift between US and Turkey; Turkey also moving away from the EU, Turkey-Russia relations

 

Speakers:

Sinan Ciddi, Executive Director, Institute of Turkish Studies, Georgetown University

Lisel Hintz, Assistant Professor International Relations, European and Eurasian Studies Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

Hüseyin Levent Köker, Research Associate, The Roberta Buffet Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University

 

Moderator:

Avital Livny, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Illinois

 

The 2018 Turkish Studies Symposium is organized by the European Union Center and co-sponsored by the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center (REEEC); the Center for Global Studies (CGS); the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (CSAMES); and the Political Science Department of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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