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Guest Lecture on Marx and Democracy at Bilkent IR

Terrell Carver, Professor of Political Theory at the University of
Bristol, delivered a well-attended talk at our Department on 11 May.
Drawing on his expertise on Marx, Prof. Carver provided a fascinating
account of the \'real\' Marx, over and above the simplifications and
distortions that often accompany work on Marx as well as Marxist (or
\'Marxist\') scholarship more generally. By use of rare 19th century
photographs and a superb analysis of the cont...Read More


IR Professor delivers a talk in Tel Aviv

Upon invitation from Moshe Dayan Center’s Turkish Studies Programme, Dr
Selver Sahin delivered a talk on the occasion of the centenary of the
Gallipoli Campaign at Tel Aviv University on 12 April 2015. The event was
attended by academics, researchers and members of the community.

Drawing upon her own multi-cultural experience in Turkey, New Zealand and
Australia, Dr Sahin presented how Gallipoli occupies a significant place
in the national memo...Read More


IRSS Continues with a Talk on the Tan Matbaası Incident (December 4, 1945)


This semester’s third IRSS seminar was delivered on 26 March 2015 by James Ryan (Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania and Visiting Researcher at Bilkent’s IR Department). Mr. Ryan’s intriguing paper was entitled “The Anatomy of a Riot: Political Violence, the Birth of Multiparty Politics and the Destruction of Tan Matbaası, December 4, 1945.” The seminar was organized in cooperation with the Department of Political Science, with Dr. Onur İşçi (IR) serving as di...Read More


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