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The Turkish Economy and the European Union

LSE European Series

Date: Thursday 27 October 2005
Time: 7.00pm
: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker:  Süreyya Serdengeçti
Chair: Professor Kevin Featherstone

Update: This event now commences at 7.00pm (original start time was 6.30pm).  Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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 joined the Central Bank of Turkey in 1980 and was appointed governor of the bank in 2001.

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?

Ticket Information

This event is free and open to all however a ticket is required. 
Update: Tuesday 18 October

All tickets for members of the public, LSE staff, alumni and students for this event have now been allocated. Tickets for this event will be distributed as of Wednesday 19 October. Any applicants who were unsuccessful in their ticket request will be advised.

Returns Queue
There will be a returns queue in operation for this event. Shortly before the event starts we will fill any empty seats left by ticket holders with people from the returns queue. The returns queue will be located outside the entrance to the Hong Kong Theatre. Entry is not guaranteed to this event via the returns queue.

Video Link Venue
There will also be a live video link to D602, sixth floor of Clement House. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry to this venue will be on a first come, first serve basis. 


Text of Süreyya Serdengeçti's lecture on The Turkish Economy and the European Union (PDF)

For further information email events@lse.ac.uk.