Conference on EU-Turkey Relations (E3-101 santralistanbul Campus)

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This  International Conference on “EU-Turkey Relations” is  organized by the European Institute and Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence of Istanbul Bilgi University in collaboration with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, TÜSES, KÜYEREL, Science Academy, Turkey and SODEV. Turabder’s member Prof. Dr. Ilter Turan will give a presentation on Parliamentary Democracy and Governance in the EU.

10.00 – 10.30 Registration and Coffee
10.30 – 10.45 Opening Speeches

Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan, Acting Rector, İstanbul Bilgi University

Daniela Kuzu, Deputy Representative, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

10.45 – 12.15 Economics Session

Session Chair: Prof. Dr. Cem Başlevent

Prof. Dr. Şevket Pamuk: EU and Turkey’s Economic Development

Prof. Dr. Refet Gürkaynak: EU as a Carrot and Anchor for Economic Policymaking in Turkey

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lars Nilsson: Extending and Deepening EU Trade Relations:  An Overview of Current Issues and Future Challenges

12.15 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 15.00 Politics Session

Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Emre Erdoğan

Prof. Dr. İlter Turan: Parliamentary Democracy and Governance in the EU

Prof. Dr. Ayhan Kaya: Populism, Migration and Islam in the EU

Assoc. Prof. Nicolas Monceau: Democratic Responsiveness of the EU

15.00 – 15.30 Break
15.30 – 17.00 Security Session

Session Chair: Assoc. Prof. Erhan Doğan

Prof. Dr. Gencer Özcan: EU, Turkey and the Middle East

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murat Somer: EU, Turkey and the Kurdish Question

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Raffaele Marchetti: Transnational Risks and Opportunities in the EU-Turkey Relationship

17.00 – 17.15 Closing Remarks