ERGUN OZBUDUN: Turkey between Democratizing Pressures and the Resistance of the State Elites
Monday, March 2nd, 2009, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
International Affairs Building, Room 801
420 West 118th Street
A conversation with ERGUN OZBUDUN, Professor of Law at Bilkent University in Turkey and IRCPL Distinguished Scholar in Residence. He is the author of Contemporary Turkish Politics: Challenges to Democratic Consolidation and the co-editor of Atatürk: Founder of a Modern State. He recently chaired the academic committee to draft a new constitution for Turkey.
Co-Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration and Religion (CDTR), the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP), and the Middle East Institute.