Barnet Town Hall, Committee Room 3
Sessions will focus on a range of topics including Geopolitics of Turkey; Istanbul/Ankara/Izmir: Space and Place in the Turkish City; Negotiating the Ottoman Heritage and an open session presenting the University's collaborations and partnerships with institution in Turkey. There will also be plenty of opportunity for discussion and networking.
The full draft programme and registration can be found below. Places are limited at this free event to a first come first served basis.
Cfi, is a forward-looking 'virtual research institute' set up by Middlesex University to promote discussion and collaboration between its internationally recognised scholars and leading public intellectuals, relevant professionals and policy-makers.
Below is a draft programme for the day:
09:30 - 10:00
Registrations and Refreshments
10:00 - 10:15
Welcome and Introduction
10:15 - 11:15
11:15 - 12:15
The Geopolitical Turn in Turkish Foreign Policy: From Westernization to Grand Strategy
Convened by Tunc Aybak
Topic: 'What is new in Turkey's new geopolitics?'
Speaker: Professor Bulent Gokay, Head of the School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy from Keele University
12:15 - 12:30
12:30 - 13:30
Space & Place in the Turkish Metropolis - Convened by Graeme Evans and Ozlem Edizel
The main theme discussed will be the urbanisation/growth (population, land use, culture, industry etc.) of Istanbul
This session also includes a screening of a new work by Ergin Cavusoglu featured in the 4th International Canakkale Biennial has its conceptual framework structured upon '1914-1918 - The Centenary of World War 1'.
13:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 16:30
Dialogues Middlesex and Turkey - Convened by Fiona Belton
A series of presentations about collaborations and partnerships between the university and external bodies:
16:30 – 17:00
Networking, Refreshments and Close
To book your place simply register at https://confonturkeymdx.eventbrite.co.uk
For further information please contact Mita Vaghji (Event Coordinator Cfi & RKTO), T: 0208 411 6664 E: firstname.lastname@example.org