Tag: Turkey

Cyprus votes to re-elect its president in hopes of finding solution to peace process

Nicos Anastasiades, of the conservative Democratic Rally Party, was re-elected on Sunday.

/ February 5, 2018

Whither Turkey?

Turkey is holding a referendum on April 16 to decide whether the country will adopt a presidential system or keep its parliamentary regime. The panel will examine the result of the vote and its impact for the future of the...

/ April 20, 2017

An Uncertain Ally: Turkey Under Erdogan’s Dictatorship

Please join the Harriman Institute and the Institute for the Study of Human Rights for a talk with David L. Phillips celebrating the launch of his new book, An Uncertain Ally: Turkey under Erdogan’s Dictatorship (Transaction Publishers, February 2017). Under President Recep...

/ March 8, 2017

American Developmental Thought in Turkey During the Cold War

A talk with Begüm Adalet. This talk proposes that we consider modernization theory as a transnational practice, one that was not simply developed by American intellectuals, but was instead produced through specific and often uncertain encounters across multiple sites of...

/ February 9, 2017

The Arrest of Ahmet Sik, Journalists, Freedom of Speech in Turkey

In an extraordinary attack on press freedom in Turkey, investigative journalist Ahmet Sik was arrested on December 30, 2016 and charged with disseminating “terrorist propaganda.” The charges relate to his news pieces and articles as well as his Tweets. Ahmet...

/ February 3, 2017