2014: Ayşe Kadıoğlu
“On Memory and Democracy: Skeletons in the Turkish Closet”
Ayşe Kadıoğlu is Professor of Political Science at Sabancı University, Istanbul. She is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabancı University. Her areas of interest are Citizenship Studies, Contemporary Political Ideologies, Nationalism, Secularism/Laicism as well as Liberalism in Turkey. She completed her PhD in Political Science at Boston University (1990), MA in International Relations at the University of Chicago (1984), and BA in Political Science at Middle East Technical University (1982).