Ayşe Kadıoğlu: “Limits of Turkey’s Conservative Change: Between Confidence and Arrogance”

“Limits of Turkey’s Conservative Change: Between Confidence and Arrogance”

with Prof. Ayşe Kadıoğlu

February 6, 2013

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Eilts Conference Room (Room 203)

154 Bay State Road, Boston University

AyseKadioglu,radikalProf. Ayşe Kadıoğlu of Sabancı University received her PhD in Political Science at Boston University (1990), MA in International Relations at the University of Chicago (1984), and BS in Political Science at Middle East Technical University (1982). She was a Visiting Scholar and Senior Associate Member at the University of Oxford, St Antony’s College in 2005 and 2009-2010. She was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University’s Center for European Studies in 1992. She has been a regular participant of Yale Law School’s ongoing Middle East Legal Studies Seminar for 8 years (since 2004). She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Istanbul Policy Center at Sabancı University. She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Bucerius PhD Scholarships Program in Migration Studies of Zeit Stiftung in Hamburg. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Hrant Dink Foundation in Istanbul. She was one of the nine members of the Council of Europe’s Group of Eminent Persons in 2010. Ayşe Kadıoğlu is the author of various articles in Middle East Journal, Middle Eastern Politics, International Migration, Muslim World, Citizenship Studies, Critique: Critical Middle Eastern StudiesMiddle East Law and GovernancePhilosophy and Social Criticism. She is also the author and/or editor of the following books: Cumhuriyet İradesi-Demokrasi Muhakemesi: Türkiye’de Demokratik Açılım Arayışları (Republican Will-Democratic Reason: Search for a Democratic Disclosure in Turkey), Istanbul: Metis, 1999; Zaman Lekesi (Time Stain), Istanbul: Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2006;  (author and editor) Vatandaşlığın Dönüşümü: Üyelikten Haklara(Transformation of Citizenship: From Membership to Rights), Istanbul: Metis, 2008; (co-editor with Fuat Keyman) Symbiotic Antagonisms: Competing Nationalisms in Turkey (Salt Lake City: The University of Utah Press, 2011).  Her most recent book (as contributor and co-editor with K.Öktem and M.Karlı) is Another EmpireTurkey’s Foreign Policy Transformations (Istanbul: Istanbul Bilgi University Press, 2012).