September 30, 2016, 9:15 am - July 8, 2019, 2:01 pm


Four Seasons Hotel

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The Center for Turkish Studies at the Middle East Institute was pleased to present the 7th Annual Conference on Turkey on Friday, September 30, 2016. The conference assembled three expert panels to discuss the impact of the coup attempt on Turkey's internal political-military dynamics as well as the country's relations with its Western allies and regional partners.

Panel 1 was entitled "Turkey's Political Dynamics after the Attempted Coup" and featured panelists:

Muscahit Bilici Associate Professor, John Jay College, City University of New York (CUNY)

Gareth Jenkins Nonresident Senior Fellow, Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint Center

Garo Paylan Member of Parliament, pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP)

Omer Taspinar Professor of National Security Strategy, U.S. National War College; Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Adjunct Professor, Johns Hopkins SAIS

Gonul Tol (Moderator) Founding Director, Center for Turkish Studies, Middle East Institute