Northwestern Events Calendar

Mar
18
2022

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and Turkey’s Role in NATO: A Roundtable discussion with Dimitar Bechev (Carnegie Europe, Oxford), Sinem Adar (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik), and Ṣener Aktürk (Koç University), moderated by Jordan Gans-Morse (Northwestern

When: Friday, March 18, 2022
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Gina Stec   (847) 467-2359

Group: Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (Northwestern Buffett)

Co-Sponsor: Department of Political Science

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine and Turkey’s Role in NATO: A Roundtable discussion

with Dimitar Bechev (Carnegie Europe, Oxford), Sinem Adar (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik), and Ṣener Aktürk (Koç University), moderated by Jordan Gans-Morse (Northwestern University)

 

Friday, March 18

1:00 pm -2:30 pm

Register: bit.ly/ukrainepanel

 

Dr. Dimitar Bechev is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where he focuses on Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe. He is also a lecturer at the Oxford School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford. He is the author of Turkey under Erdogan (Yale University Press, 2022), Historical Dictionary of North Macedonia (Rowman, 2019), and Rival Power: Russia in Southeast Europe (Yale UP, 2017) as well as co-editor of Russia Rising: Putin’s Foreign Policy in the Middle East and North Africa (Bloomsbury, 2021).

 

Dr. Sinem Dr. Sinem Adar holds a PhD in Sociology, Brown University. She is an associate at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP, German Institute for International and Security Affairs) in Berlin. Her research focuses on Turkish domestic politics and EU-Turkey relations with a particular focus on migration cooperation between the EU and Turkey, and the Turkish Diasporas in Europe. 

 

Dr. Şener Aktürk is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations at Koç University. He is a scholar of comparative politics, with a focus on comparative politics of ethnicity, religion, and nationalism. His book, Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany, Russia, and Turkey (Cambridge University Press, 2012) received the 2013 Joseph Rothschild book prize from the Association for the Study of Nationalities.

 

Dr. Jordan Gans-Morse conducts research on corruption, the rule of law, property rights, and political and economic transitions. Although his primary regional expertise is the former Soviet Union, he also has conducted research on Central-Eastern Europe and Latin America. He is the author of Property Rights in Post-Soviet Russia: Violence, Corruption, and Demand for Law (Cambridge University Press).  Dr. Gans-Morse served as a Fulbright Scholar teaching and conducting research in Ukraine in the 2016-17 academic year.

 

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