Join us for a guest lecture by Dr. Ioannis Grigoriadis of Bilkent University on the the state of domestic Turkish politics since the failed coup of 7/15/16, the constitutional amendment process and referendum and look into future scenarios on the domestic and international level.
Dr. Ioannis N. Grigoriadis is Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair of European Studies at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University. In the academic year 2016-2017, he is a IPC-Stiftung Mercator Senior Research Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik-SWP) in Berlin and a Stanley J. Seeger Research Fellow at Princeton University. His research interests include European, Turkish politics, nationalism and democratisation. His recent publications include Instilling Religion in Greek and Turkish Nationalism: A “Sacred Synthesis”, (London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), Trials of Europeanization: Turkish Political Culture and the European Union, (London & New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), “The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the 2015 elections”, Turkish Studies, Vol. 2017, No. 1, March 2016, pp. 39-46, “The Turkish Presidential Elections of 10 August 2014”, Mediterranean Politics, Vol. 20, No. 1, March 2015, pp. 105-110 “Energy Discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean: Conflict or Cooperation?”, Middle East Policy, Vol. XXI, No. 3, Fall 2010, pp. 124-133, “Religious Courses in Turkish Public Education: Explaining Domestic Change with Europeanization Theory”, Journal of Church and State, Vol. 56, No. 2, April 2014, pp. 300-322 (with Tugba Gurcel), "Minorities" in Metin Heper and Sabri Sayarı, eds., The Routledge Handbook of Modern Turkey (London & New York: Routledge, 2012), pp. 282-92.