The official negotiations concerning Turkey's proposed accession to the European Union are due to open this month. The position of the Central Bank of Turkey is crucial when focusing on the economic and monetary policy implications of its entry bid.
Süreyya Serdengeçti, governor of the Central Bank of Turkey, gives a public lecture at LSE on Thursday 27 October.
Süreyya Serdengeçti joined the Central Bank of Turkey in 1980 and was appointed governor of the bank in 2001.
Professor Kevin Featherstone, LSE, will chair this event.
The Turkish Economy and the European Union is on Thursday 27 October at 7pm [updated 26 October] 6.30pm in the Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE, Aldwych, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required.
This series is hosted by the European Institute at LSE. Next event in the series is on Tuesday 1 November - Professor Norman Stone speaks on the topic of Where Does Europe End?
Click here to read a transcript of his speech The Turkish Economy and the European Union is now available online
Sureyya Serdengecti: 'Turkish membership would increase EU global power'
The governor of the Central Bank of Turkey delivered a speech at LSE in which he emphasized that a would-be Turkish membership in the EU would be beneficial for both sides.
17 October 2005
Updated 26 October 2005