Programme on Contemporary Turkey

Programme on Contemporary Turkey

Wednesday, 25 January 2017
Exit from democracy: Illiberal governance in Turkey
Karabekir Akkoyunlu (University of Graz, Austria); Kerem Öktem (University of Graz, Austria)

Tuesday, 6 December 2016
​Workshop
Turkey’s turmoil and the West’s conundrum: How should Europe and the US approach post-coup Turkey?
Report to follow soon

Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Turkey’s 1974 Cyprus military intervention: Can it be evaluated in the context of responsibility to protect?
Altug Gunal (Ege University in İzmir/St Antony's College, Oxford); David Madden (St Antony's College, Oxford)

Wednesday, 16 November 2016
Book Launch: The New Turkey and its Discontents
Emre Caliskan (St Antony's College); Simon Waldman (King's College London)

Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Turkey before and after 15 July: The story of a failed coup
Ezgi Basaran (St Antony's College); Yaprak Gursoy (Bilgi University, Istanbul; St Antony's College); Mehmet Karli (Galatasaray University Law School, Istanbul/; Centre for International Studies, Oxford); Deniz Ulke Aribogan (Istanbul University; St Antony's College)

Wednesday, 19 October 2016
EU, Turkey and refugee policy
Gerald Knaus (European Stability Initiative)

Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Who’s afraid of free speech in Turkey?
Deniz Ulke Aribogan (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Ezgi Başaran (St Antony's College, Oxford)
Mehmet Karli (Galatasaray University Law School, Istanbul; Centre for International Studies, Oxford)

Wednesday, 4 May 2016
"The boat is broken": What really went wrong with the Kurdish peace process?
Ezgi Başaran (St Antony's College, Oxford)

Monday, 2 May 2016
Financial reform in South East Europe: Turkey’s response to the past and current crises
Gazi Erçel (Former Governor, Central Bank of Turkey)

Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Refugees, economics, geopolitics: AKP’s handling of Turkey’s multiple crises
Ziya Meral (Centre for Historical Anlaysis and Conflict Research, Sandhurst)

Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Thinking strategic and acting pragmatic: The European refugee crisis and Turkey-EU relations
Başak Kale (Middle East Technical University, Ankara)

Wednesday, 02 December 2015
Cyprus: Prospects for reunification, peace with Turkey and regional stability
Euripides L. Evriviades (Cyprus High Commissioner to the UK)

Monday, 16 November 2015
Reverse transitology? Elections and political change in Turkey
Kerem Oktem (University of Graz)

Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Cosmo(Polis): Istanbul, Identity, Difference
Nora Fisher Onar (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul)

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Protests and social movements in Turkey
Banu Bargu (SOAS, University of London), Cemal Burak Tansel (University of Nottingham), Aimilia Voulvouli (Fatih University, Istanbul)

Wednesday, 21 May 2014
Reflections on Turkey between two elections
Gamon McLellan (SOAS, University of London)

Thursday, 28 November 2013
Summer of Discontent: Situating the Protests in South Eastern Europe within a Regional and Global Context
Othon Anastasakis (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Dimitar Bechev (European Council on Foreign Relations), Milos Damnjanovic( St Antony’s College, Oxford), Melis Evcimik (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Jessie Hronesova (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Saliha Metinsoy (Wadham College, Oxford), Kerem Öktem (St Antony’s College, Oxford), Olga Onuch (Nuffield College, Oxford), Ana Ranitovic (St John’s College, Oxford), Gwendolyn Sasse (Nuffield College, Oxford), Ebru Soytemel (Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities), Michael Willis (St Antony's College, Oxford)

Monday, 25 November 2013
Towards New Migration Systems, Patterns and Policies in Eurasia: The Case of Turkey and the Russian Federation
Aysem Biriz Karacay (COMPAS-MiReKoc) and Franck Duvell (COMPAS-TurkMiS)

Friday, 31 May 2013
The new Turkish foreign policy in the age of Arab revolutions: Between ethics and self-interest
Ziya Önis (Koç University, Istanbul)

Tuesday, 28 May 2013
Conservative globalism at a crossroads: Turkey's economic and democratisation challenges during the AKP era
Ziya Önis (Koç University, Istanbul)

Monday, 29 April 2013
Symbology of the state and its discontents: The case of Turkey
Nora Fisher Onar (Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul)

Thursday, 25 April 2013
The evolution of the Syria Conflict and of Turkish-Syrian relations
Yasar Yakis (Former Turkish Foreign Minister, and a former Turkish

Tuesday, 23 April 2013
Turkey and European Union Energy Policy
Hasan Murat Mercan (Turkish Deputy Minister for Energy)

Saturday, 9 March 2013
Freedom and Unfreedom in Turkey: Religion, Society and Politics
Convenor: Özgür Çinar and Kerem Öktem