Modern Turkish Studies Summer School at Maltepe University – June 2016

MODERN TURKISH STUDIES SUMMER SCHOOL AT MALTEPE UNIVERSITY

Society, Politics and Economy in Modern Turkey

http://turkishstudies.maltepe.edu.tr

MALTEPE UNIVERSITY

Marmara Eğitim Köyü, Maltepe/Istanbul – TURKEY

TEL: (0216) 626 1050

 

 

JUNE 5 – JUNE 16, 2016

ISTANBUL AND BODRUM

3 Credits (Undergraduate and Graduate)

                                                          

Coordinator:

Tugrul Keskin

tugrulkeskin@maltepe.edu.tr

Cell: 533-607-8465

Modern Turkish Studies Summer School at Maltepe University will take place between JUNE 5th and JUNE 16th. 2016.

This program will be held in two parts; the first part is for policy makers, think-tank scholars, researchers, journalists, freelancers and others.

The second part of the conference is for undergraduate and graduate students.

The Modern Turkish Studies Summer Program will be held at Maltepe University in Istanbul, Turkey and will include lectures on intensive Modern Turkish Politics from diverse speakers with authentic views. Participants will be welcomed at Maltepe University located on the Asian side of Istanbul.

Participants will stay on the university’s beautiful campus, at the five-star university hotel: http://www.marmaotel.com/

The second part of the program will take place in Bodrum, Mugla: http://www.bodrummarmaotel.com/tr/konum_iletisim.asp

Everyone who would like to learn more about Modern Turkish Politics should participate; this is an ideal learning and exchange forum for policy makers, think-tank scholars, researchers, journalists, freelancers, undergraduate and graduate students.

 At the end of the course, you will receive a Modern Turkish Studies certificate from Maltepe University. Undergraduate and gradate students will also receive 3 undergraduate or graduate course credits.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodations and transportation (within Turkey) are all included.

The Program Fee is $1950 includes tuition/ fees, accommodations, food (breakfast, lunch and dinner), and local transportation. Additional participant expenses not included are airfare (to Turkey), visa fees, and personal expenses.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 4, 2016

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM

MORNING SCHEDULE

10:00 – 12:00

AFTERNOON SCHEDULE

14:00 – 16:00

1ST DAY

Sunday JUNE 5, 2016

Arrival at Maltepe University hotel (Marma Otel)

Welcome Dinner at the Hotel

Hosted by Sahin Karasar,

President of Maltepe University

2ND DAY

Monday JUNE 6, 2016

 

Subject:

INTRODUCTION TO MODERN TURKISH POLITICAL HISTORY

Speaker: FEROZ AHMED

Subject:

RELIGION AND SOCIETY IN MODERN TURKEY

Speaker: BAHATTIN AKSIT

Director of Graduate School of Social Sciences at Maltepe University

(PhD University of Chicago, 1981)

3RD DAY

Tuesday JUNE 7, 2016

 

Subject:

THE REPUBLICAN PEOPLE’S PARTY (CHP)

https://www.chp.org.tr/

 

Speaker: YUNUS EMRE

Istanbul Kultur University

(PhD Bosphorus University, 2011) y.emre@iku.edu.tr

 

Subject:

THE JUSTICE AND DEVELOPMENT PARTY (AKP)

http://www.akparti.org.tr/english

Speaker: TALIP KUCUKCAN

Parliamentarian – Adana-AKP

 (PhD University of Warwick, 2001) talipkucukcan@gmail.com

http://talipkucukcan.com/

4TH DAY

Wednesday JUNE 8, 2016

 

Subject:

NATIONALIST MOVEMENT PARTY (MHP)

http://www.mhp.org.tr/mhp_dil.php?dil=en

 

Speaker: ÜMIT ÖZDAĞ

Parliamentarian – Gaziantep- MHP

(PhD Gazi University, 1990)

uozdag61@gmail.com

http://www.umitozdag.com/

Subject:

THE PEOPLES’ DEMOCRATIC PARTY (HDP)

https://hdpenglish.wordpress.com/

 

Speaker:

Representative of the Peoples’ Democratic Party

5TH DAY

Thursday JUNE 9, 2016

 

Subject:

TURKISH FOREIGN POLICY

Speaker: SABAN KARDAS

Director of ORSAM and TOBB University

(PhD University of Utah, 2009)

sabankardas@gmail.com

http://www.etu.edu.tr/c/index06cc.html?q=en/international_relations-academic-staff

 

Subject:

TURKEY AND THE ARAB WORLD

Speaker: AHMET UYSAL

Marmara University – Institute of the Middle East

(PhD Southern Illinois University, 2003)

Founder and General Coordinator of ATCOSS The Arab-Turkish Congress of Social Sciences since 2010

uysala@gmail.com

http://www.ahmetuysal.net/

6th Day

Friday JUNE 10, 2016

 

Subject:

DEMOCRACY IN TURKEY

Speaker: ALI RESUL USUL (INVITED)

Center for Strategic Research at the Turkish Foreign Ministry

(PhD University of Essex, 2001)

http://sam.gov.tr/tr/short-bio-2/

Roundtable Discussion on Turkish Foreign Policy

7th Day

Saturday JUNE 11, 2016

Departure to Bodrum, Turkey

8th Day

Sunday JUNE 12, 2016

 

Subject:

CHINA (PRC) AND TURKEY

Speaker: TUGRUL KESKIN

Maltepe University

(PhD Virginia Tech, 2009)

tugrulkeskin@maltepe.edu.tr

Roundtable Discussion on China (PRC) and Turkey

Moderated by TUGRUL KESKIN

9th Day

Monday JUNE 13, 2016

 

Subject:

THE CAUCUSES, RUSSIA AND TURKEY

Speaker: HASAN ALI KARASAR

Atilim University

(PhD Bilkent University, 2002)

http://www.int.atilim.edu.tr/personel/personInfo/id/699?lang=en

Roundtable Discussion on Russia and Turkey

Moderated by HASAN ALI KARASAR

10th Day

Tuesday JUNE 14, 2016

Subject:

USA AND TURKEY

Speaker: SEAN FOLLEY

Middle Tennessee State University, USA

OR

GEOFFREY GRESH

National Defense University, USA

Roundtable Discussion on the USA and Turkey

Moderated by SEAN FOLLEY

OR

GEOFFREY GRESH

11th Day

Wednesday JUNE 15, 2016

Subject:

TURKEY AND EUROPE

Associate Professor BARIŞ DOSTER Marmara University, Turkey

Roundtable Discussion on Europe and Turkey

Moderated by BARIŞ DOSTER

12th Day

Thursday JUNE 16, 2016

Return to Istanbul

Accommodation in Istanbul