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Contemporary Turkish Studies

These seminars are free and open to all. No ticket is required. For further information about the LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies and its seminars and other activities, please email euroinst.turkish.studies@lse.ac.uk| or visit the Contemporary Turkish Studies| web page.

Summer Term 2014

European Institute 2014/15 Events coming soon.

One Day Conference: Religious Diversity and Tolerance in Europe and Turkey
Date: Friday, 6 June 2014
Time: 10:00-18:15
Venue: NAB.LG.01, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

“Persistence of Three Kemalisms in the Post-Tutelage Turkey: Secular Nationalist, Cultural and Left-Populist”
Speaker: Assoc.Professor Yüksel Taşkın (Marmara University)
Date: Wednesday, 30 APRIL 2014
Time: 18.00-20:00
Venue: Room COW1.11, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE

Public Conference: Turkey's Regional Policy at a Crossroads
Date: Monday, 28 April 2014
Time: 16:00-20:00
Venue: CLM.3.02, 3rd Floor, Clement House, LSE, WC2B 4JF, London

Lent Term 2014

 Panel: “Rising Vulnerabilities and Opportunities in Turkey’s Economy: Assessment of the Last Decade and New Prospects”
Speakers: Alpay Filiztekin, Fatih Özatay, Erinç Yeldan 
Date: Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Time: 18:00-20:30
Venue: TW1.G.01, Tower 1, LSE

“Freedom of Expression in Turkey: Problems and Challenges”
Speaker: Yavuz Baydar, Columnist, Daily Today's Zaman
Date: Monday, 3 March 2014
Time: 18:00-20:00
Venue: NAB.1.04, New Academic Building, LSE

Half-Day Conference: “Reviving Famagusta; From Ghost Town to Eco-city?”| (Organized jointly with LSE Hellenic Observatory) 
Free and open to all, but registration is required
Date: Friday, 21 February 2014
Time: 14:00-18:45
Venue: The Shaw Library, Old Building, LSE

“Limits, Dilemmas and Paradoxes of Turkish Foreign Policy: A Political Economy Perspective”
Speaker: Rıfat Barış Tekin, Marmara University
Date: Monday, 17 February 2014
Time: 18:00-20:00 
Venue: COW1.11, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE

Panel and Documentary Screening: “Dynamics of Kurdish Question and the ‘Peace Process’ in Turkey”
Speakers: Hale Akay, Nurcan Baysal, Cengiz Güneş, Dilek Kurban, Esra Özyürek
Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2014
Time: 17:00-20:30 
Venue: COW1.11, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE

“Turkey and the West: Bargaining for Realignment”
Speaker: Hilton L. Root, George Mason University and King’s College London (KCL)
Date: Monday, 27 January 2014
Time: 18:00-20:00 
Venue: COW1.11, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE

“A Critical Analysis of Turkish Foreign Policy: History, Identity and the Policies of AKP”
Speaker: Ayla Gӧl, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University
Date: Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Time: 18:00-20:00 
Venue: COW1.11, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE 

Michaelmas Term 2013

"Nation-Building and Urbanization in Turkey, 1935-1965"|
Speaker: Associate Professor Elliott Green (Department of International Development, LSE)
Date: 27 November 2013
Time: 18:00-20:00
Venue: COW1.11, First Floor, Cowdray House, LSE