Turkey in an Age of Upheaval

Turkey in an Age of Upheaval
Event on 2015-01-22 12:30:00


Turkey in an Age of Upheaval

Lecture by Dr. Gönül Tol and Dr. Ömer Ta?p?nar

Thursday, January 22, 2015 | 12:30 PM | FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | SIPA 125

 

Gönül Tol is the founding director of the Middle East Institute’s Center for Turkish Studies. She is also an adjunct professor at George Washington University’s Institute for Middle East Studies. She received her Ph.D. degree in Political Science from Florida International University where she was a graduate fellow at the Middle East Studies Center. She was also an adjunct professor at the College of International Security Affairs at the National Defense University. She writes weekly columns for Turkish Daily Radikal and Iraqi Daily Rudaw. She is a frequent commentator on BBC World, CNN International, NBC, CNBC, CBS and Turkish news outlets.

 

Ömer Ta?p?nar is professor of National Security Strategy at the U.S. National War College and the director of the Turkey Project at the Brookings Institution. Ta?p?nar was previously an assistant professor in the European studies department of the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where he is still teaching as adjunct professor.The courses he has taught at the National War College and SAIS are: Islam and the west; non-military elements of statecraft; Turkey and its neighbors and the political economy of globalization. Ta?p?nar is the author of two books: Political Islam and Kurdish Nationalism in Turkey (Routledge, 2005) and Fighting Radicalism with Human Development: Freedom, Education and Growth in the Islamic World (Brookings Press, 2006). He is a frequent commentator on BBC World, CNN International, NBC, CNBC, CBS and Turkish news outlets.

 

Co-sponsored by the Intiative for Muslim World Studies and Middle East Studies Program.


This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-7266.

at FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125
11200 SW 8th St
Miami, United States


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