Event Date: March 25, 2009 - 11:30 pm
Location: room 4004, 120 University Private,Social Sciences Building,
A talk by Kemal Kirisci, Professor of International Relations, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul.
Co-Sponsor: Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.
Registration is not required. This event will be in English.
Professor Kirisci is based in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Boğaziçi University, where he holds a Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration and has also served as director of the Center for European Studies. He is currently a visiting professor at the Department of Political Science, Carleton University. His areas of research interest include European integration, asylum, border management and immigration issues in the European Union, EU-Turkish relations, Turkish foreign policy, Middle Eastern politics, ethnic conflicts, and refugee movements. His books include Turkish Immigrants in the European Union: Determinants of Immigration and Integration (co-edited book with R.Erzan, 2007); Turkey In World Politics: An Emerging Multi-Regional Power (co-edited with B. Rubin, 2001); The Political Economy of Cooperation in the Middle East (1998); Turkey and the Kurdish Question: An Example of a Trans-State Ethnic Conflict (1997); and The PLO and World Politics (1986).
See also his article related to the topic of this talk, “Turkish Foreign Policy in Turbulent Times” (Chaillot Papers, No. 92, European Union Institute for Security Studies, 2006).