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Indiana Council on World Affairs | Great Decisions - Turkey: A Partner in Crisis

February 27

Topic: Turkey: A Partner in Crisis

Briefing Book Author:  Ömer Taspinar

Of all NATO allies, Turkey represents the most daunting challenge for the Trump administration. After a failed military coup in July 2016, the autocratic trend strengthened and the population considers the U.S. a security threat. In the context of a “clash of civilizations,” is Turkey’s geo-strategic position as the world's most institutionally westernized Muslim country. 

Presenter: Tijen-Demirel-Pegg, PhD, Political Science, IUPUI                                              

Dr. Tijen Demirel-Pegg, Assistant Professor, Political Science and Global and International Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University, received her BA and MA degrees in Ankara, Turkey.  Indiana University awarded her PhD, Political Science, 2011.  Her major fields are international relations and comparative politics, and her minor fields are social science and data analysis.  At IUPUI, she teaches Middle Eastern politics, political violence, and human rights.  She has presented a paper on Istanbul's 2013 Gezi Park Protests

Schedule:

7:00 Registration / 7:30 Presentation with Q & A / 9:00 Event Concludes

Carmel High School, Freshman Cntr, Door # 13,

520 E Main St, Carmel, IN 46032.

For more information and to register: www.indianaworld.org

 

 

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