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Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program Presents

Thursday, March 12, 2015

"Erdogan Leans East:
Is Turkey's Democracy Slipping Away?"

Presented by The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series

Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY
6:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Speakers: 

Pinar Kemerli, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Studies, Bard College; former Lecturer at Bogaziçi University.

Cenk Sidar, Founder and Managing Director, Sidar GlobalAdvisors; foreign policy and economic advisor to the Republican People’s Party (CHP), the main opposition party in Turkey’s Grand National Assembly; frequent contributor to various outlets including Hurriyet Daily News, Radikal and Reflections Turkey.

Respondent and Moderator:

Nesrin Ersoy McMeekin, Lecturer in Social Studies, Bard College; former Lecturer in History, Koc University; and author of Turkey and the Bolsheviks: Relations between Kemalist Turkey and Bolshevik Russia during the Turkish War of Independence (1919-1922).


The James Clarke Chace Memorial Speaker Series is cosponsored by Foreign Affairs. It is free and open to the public by RSVP.



For more information, call 845-758-6822, e-mail rmeyer@bard.edu,
or visit http://bard.edu/bgia.

Time: 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Location: Bard Globalization & International Affairs Program 108 West 39th Street, Suite 1000-A, NY, NY