Date: October 18-19, 2014
Time: 9.30-17.30
Place: santralistanbul Campus

The conference will provide an opportunity for young scholars focusing on issues related to Turkey to present their papers to some of the most renowned academics and institutions in the field. They will have the chance to position themselves in the international research community and to debate related topics and research questions in an interdisciplinary environment. The event will be framed by a panel discussion and keynote speeches by some of the most prestigious scholars in the field. Furthermore, eight panels will focus on central issues and research questions for the studies of contemporary Turkey. Each panel will include three presentations and a discussion moderated by the panel chair.

The topics, framing the presentations and the discussions of the panels have detailed in the Call for Papers. Each day will finish with a roundtable discussion highlighting the outcome of the panels by the chairs and the implications for the studies of Turkey as an interdisciplinary and applied area of study. Additionally, while the conference is underway, organizations, journals and other actors engaged with the studies of Turkey will set-up stands to exhibit their work and publications.

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