Posts Tagged ‘turkish studies’

Gezi Park Protests in Turkey

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Three of our faculty affiliates reflect on the Gezi Park protests that have emerged in Turkey since May 2013.  Ayca Alemdaroglu (Stanford Introductory Studies) discussed in her Stanford Report interview and her Jadalliya article how demonstrations over plans to bulldoze an Istanbul park turned into a broader indictment of the government. Ali Yaycioglu (Department of History) reflected […]

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Ziya Onis: The Political Economy of the AKP Era

Posted on September 6th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 5:30 pm, Pigott Hall, Room 113 (450 Serra Mall, map) Stanford- Koç Lecture Series Ziya Öniş (Koç University), “The Triumph of Conservative Globalism: The Political Economy of the AKP Era” Abstract: The Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi (AKP), following its third successive electoral victory appears to be far more entrenched than its […]

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Ziya Onis: Turkey and the Arab Spring

Posted on September 6th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 3:30 pm, Encina Hall East, Goldman Conference Room (616 Serra Street, map) Stanford- Koç Lecture Series Ziya Öniş (Koç University), “Turkey and the Arab Spring: Between Ethics and Self-Interest” Abstract: Turkey redefined its geographical security environment over the last decade by deepening its engagement with neighboring regions, especially with the Middle […]

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