An International Conference: Challenges to Democratization in the Middle East

Monday, April 28, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

An International Conference
Challenges to Democratization in the Middle East: The U.S., Turkey, and the Arab World

Monday, April 28, 2014 │ 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

NYIT and the Turkish Cultural Center present Challenges to Democratization in the Middle East: The U.S., Turkey, and the Arab World, the fifth event of “The Year of Turkey 2014” campaign. Turkey’s experience over the past decade provides a timely opportunity to discuss critical issues facing the region. Join us for a lively discussion of these issues, followed by a reception featuring conversation and delicious Turkish fare.

RSVP to: rfeurtad@nyit.edu

Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (bet. 61st & 62nd Streets)
New York, NY 10023

Conference Title: Challenges to Democratization in the Middle East: The U.S., Turkey, and the Arab World

PROGRAM
9:30 a.m. Registration & Light Breakfast

10 a.m. Introductions & Opening Remarks
Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D.,
Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, NYIT
Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., President, NYIT
Mehmet Kilic, VP, Turkish Cultural Center New York
Sadri Altinok, President, Turkish Cultural Center New York

10:30 a.m. Panel 1
Hisae Nakanishi, Ph.D., Doshisha University, Japan
Gail Linsenbard, Ph.D., Social Sciences, NYIT

Moderated by
Roger Yu, Ph.D.,
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, NYIT

11:20 a.m. Break

11:35 a.m. Panel 2
Akira Matsunaga, Ph.D., Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Kerim Balci, Editor-in-Chief, Turkish Review

Moderated by
H.E. Massimo Tommasoli, International IDEA to the UN

12:25 p.m. Q&A Session

1:00 p.m. Closing Remarks & Reception
Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph.D.,
Provost and VP for Academic Affairs, NYIT
 

Website: http://www.nyit.edu/academic_affairs/turkey

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An International Conference: Challenges to Democratization in the Middle East