8:30 – 8:45 – Registration
8:45 – 9:00 – Opening Remarks by Erol Cebeci (SETA DC)
9:00 – 10:45 – Panel I – Domestic Political Transformation in Turkey
Ahmet Selim Tekelioglu (Boston University)
Huseyin Alptekin, (University of Texas at Austin), “Turkish Ethnic Incorporation and Kurdish Ethno-political Mobilization”
Dilek Yankaya, (Sciences Po CERI), Consolidation of the New Islamic Bourgeoisie in Turkey
Mine Tafolar, (University of Texas at Austin), Transformation in Turkey’s Immature Social Assistance System
10:45 – 11:00 – Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:45 – Panel II – Theory and Practice in Turkish Foreign Policy
Kadir Ustun (SETA DC)
Olgu Okumus, (Sciences Po), Turkey’s Objective of Being an Energy Center
Begum Adalet, (University of Pennsylvania), The Road to Modernization: Experts, Machines, and Aid in Turkish-American Interactions
Moritz Pieper, (University of Kent), Turkey’s Foreign Policy in the Iranian Nuclear Dossier: A Case of Strategic Hedging?
12:45 – 1:00 – Closing Remarks by Kilic Kanat (SETA DC)
2:30 – 5:00 – Workshop – Turkish Domestic and Foreign Policy (Presenters and Invitees Only)
The Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA) at Washington, D.C. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, independent, nonpartisan think tank based in Washington, D.C. dedicated to innovative studies on national, regional, and international issues concerning Turkey and US-Turkey relations.