Southeast Europe Events

Turkey's Elections: Great Expectations for Democratization or Business as Usual?

June 16, 2011 // 3:00pm4:00pm
Global Europe Program
Fuat Keyman, Director, Istanbul Policy Center and Professor of International Relations, Sabanci University (Turkey)

Corruption in Southeast Europe as a Vanity Mirror for Weak Citizenship

May 24, 2011 // 10:00am11:00am
Global Europe Program
Angelos Giannakopoulos, Assistant Professor,Department of History and Sociology, University of Konstanz, Germany

Talking Turkey: On the Heels of Elections and in the Midst of Arab Turmoil

May 18, 2011 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
“When it comes to the Arab revolts and Turkey’s relations with its near abroad, there are more questions than answers to be found,” claimed Cengiz Candar. He argued that Turkey’s foreign policy agenda seems to be complicated by its inconsistent approach to the revolutions in the Middle East and Turkey’s publicity-seeking Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu.

Upheaval in the Middle East: What Is the Turkish Strategy?

May 12, 2011 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Global Europe Program
As a predominantly-Muslim democracy, ally of the West, a booming market economy and emerging “soft power”, Turkey has long been identified as a model for the political transformation in the Middle East. However, once the revolutions began, Turkey’s ability to contribute to democracy and stabilization appeared more limited than many thought.
Webcast

Europe's Energy Security in the Balance: What Future for the Southern Energy Corridor?

March 30, 2011 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Global Europe Program
Andrea Lockwood, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Eurasia, Africa and the Middle East, U.S. Department of Energy; Adnan Vatensever, Senior Associate, Energy and Climate Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and Peter Doran, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). Moderator: Alexandros Petersen, Adviser, European Energy Security Initiative, Woodrow Wilson Center

The World Island: Eurasian Geopolitics and the Fate of the West

March 22, 2011 // 11:00am12:00pm
Global Europe Program
Both a historical analysis and a call to arms, this is the comprehensive policy guide to understanding and engaging the geopolitics of Eurasia.

Greece's Financial Crisis and the Future of the Euro

March 11, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
Global Europe Program
Petros G. Doukas, Head of Capital Partners S.A. and former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Hellenic Republic

Turkey's Regional Perspectives on Eurasia and East Asia

March 01, 2011 // 10:30am11:45am
Global Europe Program
"The post-Cold War era notion of security can no longer be confined to merely military terms," according to Ambassador Fatih Ceylan, but factors such as historical, cultural and economic ties increasingly forge a role in developing greater political will and cooperation among neighboring countries.

Egypt and the Middle East: A Turkish Model of Democracy?

February 25, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
Global Europe Program
Recent political unrest in the Middle East has prompted a debate about whether Turkey, a transitioning democracy with Islamic roots, can serve as a model for political transformation in the Arab world. The panelists highlighted the distinctiveness of the "Turkish model" of governance and raised doubts about its potential to inform the political discourse in the revolting Middle East.
Webcast

Roads Not Taken: AKP Trajectories Since 2007

November 10, 2010 // 1:00pm2:30pm
Global Europe Program
Nora Fisher Onar, Department of Politics and International Relations, Bahcesehir University (Turkey), and Center for International Studies, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford (UK)

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