State, Development and Political Geography in Contemporary Turkey

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 4:00 pm
Photo of Faik Gur standing with his arms folded
Faik Gür is assistant professor in the School of Social Sciences, Department of International Relations, at Ozyegin University. Drawing on historical and sociological accounts, this talk will shed light on the relationship between politics and economy in contemporary Turkey. To understand modern Turkey and its response to global issues, one must follow the way in which the business class emerged and accumulated capital, and the type of enterprises and value chains they generated since the foundation of the Republic of Turkey, Professor Gür says. Understanding "business history" is one of the most essential ways of making sense out of what happened in the last two decades in Turkey. Free.
Humanities Building, International Relations Briefing Room (Room 281)
Journalism Department, International Relations Department
Journalism Department