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Public Events and Seminar Series on Contemporary Turkey

Lent Term Events 2014

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11,  Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Seminars

Dr. Ayla Gӧl 

(Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University)

Chair:   Mr. Bill Park

(Defense Studies Department, King's College London)

"Turkish Foreign Policy and the Balkans: Implications for Transatlantic Security"


Monday, 27 January 2014, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11, Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Public Lecture

Professor Hilton L. Root

(George Mason University and King’s College London (KCL))

Chair: Dr. Bill Kissane

(Department of Government, LSE)

“Turkey and the West: Bargaining for Realignment”


Thursday, 12 February 2014, 5:00-8:30 pm, CLM.3.02, Third Floor, Clement House

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Panel and Documentary Screening

Hale Akay

(Research Coordinator (Turkey), Citizens Network for Human Security Project, Helsinki Citizens' Assembly)

Nurcan Baysal

(Researcher, and Board Member of Diyarbakır Institute for Political and Social Research)

Dr. Cengiz Güneş

(Associate Lecturer, Open University, UK)

Chair: Associate Professor Esra Özyürek

(Chair, Contemporary Turkish Studies, European Institute, LSE)

Documentary Screening: “Bûka Baranê (The Children Chasing the Rainbow)(In Turkish with English Subtitles)”

“Dynamics of Kurdish Question and the ‘Peace Process’ in Turkey”

Programme Conference


Monday, 17 February 2014, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11, Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Public Lecture

Associate Professor Rıfat Barış Tekin

(Marmara University and LSE)

Chair: Dr. Gul Berna Ozcan

(Reader, Royal Holloway University)

“Limits, Dilemmas and Paradoxes of Turkish Foreign Policy: A Political Economy Perspective”


Friday, 21 February 2014, 2:00-6:45 pm, The Shaw Library, 6th Floor, Old Building, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Public Conference (jointly with LSE Hellenic Observatory)

Speakers & moderators:

Dr. Ceren Bogac

Professor Kevin Featherstone

Dr. Rebecca Bryant

Glafkos Constantinides

Professor Kevin Featherstone

Robert Cowley

Dr. James Ker-Lindsay

Dr. Gabriel Koureas

George C. Lordos

Symeon Matsis

Mustafa Ongun

Dr. Wendy A. Pullan

Layik Topcan

Dr Christala Yakinthou

"Reviving Famagusta; From Ghost Town to Eco-city?”


Monday, 3 March 2014, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11, NAB.1.04, New Academic Building, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Public Lecture

Yavuz Baydar

(Journalist and Columnist with Daily Today's Zaman)

Chair: Dr. Rebecca Bryant (A.N. Hadjiyannis Senior Research Fellow, European Institute, LSE)

Discussant: Dr. Ayça Çubukçu (Assistant Professor of Human Rights, LSE)

“The Slow Death of Turkish Media”


Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 6:00-8:30 pm, TW1.G.01|, Tower 1, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Public Lecture

Professor Alpay Filiztekin

(Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University)

Professor Fatih Özatay

(Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, TOBB University of Economics and Technology)

Professor Erinç Yeldan

(Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Yaşar University)

Chair: Dr. Robert Hancké

(Associate Professor (Reader) in European Political Economy, European Institute, LSE)

“Rising Vulnerabilities and Opportunities in Turkey’s Economy: Assessment of the Last Decade and New Prospects”


Michaelmas Term Events 2013

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11, Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Seminars

Associate Professor Elliott Green

(Department of International Development, LSE)

Chair: Dr. Rebecca Bryant

(Senior Research Fellow, LSE)

"Nation-Building and Urbanization in Turkey, 1935-1965"


Summer Term Events 2013

Tuesday, 14 May 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11,  Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Seminars (jointly with Research on South Eastern Europe (LSEE))

Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca (Assistant Professor of Political Science, Elizabethtown College, U.S.A)
Chair:   Dr. James Ker-Lindsay (LSEE-Research on South Eastern Europe, LSE)
"Turkish Foreign Policy and the Balkans: Implications for Transatlantic Security"


Thursday, 30 May 2013, 6:30-8:00 pm, Wolfson Theatre,New Academic Building, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Public Lecture

Professor Sevket Pamuk (Chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies, European Institute,LSE)
Chair: Waltraud Schelkle (Senior Lecturer in Political Economy, European Institute, LSE and Adjunct Professor, Economics Department, Free University of Berlin)
"Turkey’s Economy during the Last Decade: What has Changed and What has not?"


Lent Term Events 2013

Monday, 21 January 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11,  Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Seminars

Professor Ayhan Kaya  (Director of European Institute, Department of International Relations, Istanbul Bilgi University)
Chair: Professor Şevket Pamuk
"Alevi Question in Turkey and the Justice and Development Party: Limits of Tolerance"


Monday, 28 Janaury 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11,  Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Seminars

Professor Feride Acar (Department of Political Science and Public Administration,  Middle East Technical University)
Chair: Professor Şevket Pamuk
"Politics of the Intimate: Gender Equality Policies at the Intersection of Neo-conservatism and Neo-liberalism in Turkey"


Monday, 11 February 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11,  Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Seminars

Professor Ahmet İnsel (Department of Economics, Galatasaray University)
Chair: Professor Şevket Pamuk
"Kurdish Problem as a Problem of Turkish Identity: What do the Turks Want?"


Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm, CON.2.05, Connaught House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Seminars

Assoc.Prof.Dr. Ahmet Faruk Aysan (Member of the Board, Monetary Policy Committee Member, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey)
Chair: Professor Şevket Pamuk
"New Roads for the Central Banks: Unconventional Monetary Policies and Monetary Policy Experimentation in Turkey"  


Monday, 25 February 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm, COW1.11,  Cañada Blanch Room, Cowdray House, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Seminars

Dr. Berkay Özcan (Lecturer, Department of Social Policy, LSE)
Chair: Professor Şevket Pamuk
"Sex-Segregation in Academic Careers: Revisiting the Turkish Puzzle"   

Friday, 1 March 2013, 1:30-4:45 pm, Venue To Be Annouced to Attendees Only


LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Conference (jointly with Chatham House)

Conference Title: "Turkey and the Middle East: A Changing Relationship"

Session 1: 'Turkey as an Economic Example to the Arab Countries' (1:30-3:15pm)  

Speakers:  Mina Toksöz (Emerging Markets and Country Risk Consultant), Şevket Pamuk (Professor, European Institute, LSE)
Chair:  Fadi Hakura (Associate Fellow, Chatham House)

Session 2: 'Turkey and Regional Developments in the Middle East' (3:15-4:45pm)

Speakers:  Muhammed Ҫetin (Deputy-Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Turkish Grand National Assembly), Ersin Kalaycıoğlu (Professor, Sabancı University, Istanbul)
Chair: Sir David Logan (Chair of British Institute in Ankara)

P.S. This event is not open to public. Attendance by invitation only.


Thursday, 7 March 2013, 4:45-6:15 pm, Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE

LSE Contemporary Turkish Studies Featured Conference

Professor Ahmet Davutoğlu,  Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey
Chair: Professor Şevket  Pamuk, LSE
"Transformation in World Politics: The Challenges for Global and Regional Order"    

P.S. This event is free and open to all, but pre-registration is required. Please send an e-mail at: Euroinst.Turkish.Studies@lse.ac.uk| to be registered and to get confirmation for your attendance. There will be a security check at the door before the event, and those not in our confirmed list will not be admitted to the event. Please also note that no bags will allowed in the conference venue due to security reasons.


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