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Program

(November 22, 2017)
The Middle East Session
10:00-11:00: Keynote Speech: What does the postcolonial Middle East signify? by Professor Macharia Munene (United States International University) (Üzeyir Garih Salonu)
11:00-11:15: Break
11:15-13:35: PANEL I: Alliances of Convenience, Hegemony and Routine in the Middle East (Üzeyir Garih Salonu)
Chair and Discussant: Professor Ramazan Taşdurmaz (Doğuş University)
Discussant: Professor Emin Gürses (Yeditepe University)
11:20-11:40: Vietnam Syndrome and the Gulf War Strategy by Baturay Yurtbay (Yeditepe University)
11:40-12:00: China’s OBOR: Confronts in Middle East by Associate Professor Punit Gaur (Eurasian National University)
12:00-12:20: Impact of Energy Market Dynamics on the Development of Energy Resources in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Professor Vedat Yorucu (Eastern Mediterranean University) and Afet Pulhan (Cyprus International University)
12:20-12:40: Natural Resources in the Eastern Mediterranean and Its Impact on Geopolitical Dynamics, Assistant Professor Sinan Evcan and Afet Pulhan (Cyprus International University)
12:40-13:00 Discussion by Professor Ramazan Taşdurmaz (Doğuş University)
13:00-13:15: Discussion by Professor Emin Gürses (Yeditepe University)
13:15-13:35: Questions and Answers
13:45-14:25: Lunch
14:35-16:20: PANEL II: Discussions on Lebanese civil society, modernity in light of post Arab uprisings, and Shariati (Mavi Salon)
Chair and Discussant: Assistant Professor Selin Kılıç Türkeş (Yeditepe University)
14:40-15:00: The Role of Civil Society in Peace-Building Process in the Middle East: A Shareholder of Power or a Non-Factor? The Case of Lebanon by Assistant Professor Evrim Tandoğan (Middle East Technical University)
15:00-15:20: Eurocentrism Awakened: The Arab Uprisings and the Search for a Modern Middle East by Assistant Professor Oğuzhan Göksel (Istanbul 29 Mayis University)
15:20-15:40: Decolonial Articulations of Modernity and Cosmopolitanism: Reading Shariati in Dialogue with Dussel and Mignolo, Assistant Professor Siavash Saffari (Seoul National University)
15:40-16:00: Discussion by Assistant Professor Selin Kılıç Türkeş (Yeditepe University)
16:00-16:20: Questions and Answers
Turkish Foreign Policy Sessions, (November 22, 2017)
16:25-18:10: PANEL I: Turkish Foreign Policy with Respect to Inter-Related Issues (in Turkish) (Mavi Salon)
Chair and Discussant: Professor Cengiz Okman (Yeditepe University)
16:30-16:50: Türkiye: Kamu Diplomasisinin Etkisi, B.A Student İrem Kurtul and BA Student Mustafa Furkan Durmaz (Yeditepe University)
16:50-17:10: Türkiye-Avrupa Birliği İlişkilerinde Mülteci Krizinin Araçsallaştırılması, Ph.D Candidate Kübra Öztürk and PhD Candidate Fatmanur Kaçar (Marmara University)
17:10-17:30: Brutality and Violence in the Ottoman Empire during the Balkan Wars, Prof. Hasret Elçin Kürşat Coşkun (Yeditepe University)
17:30-17:50: Discussion by Professor Cengiz Okman (Yeditepe University)
17:50-18:10: Questions and Answers

(November 23, 2017)
10:00-11:40: PANEL II: Turkish Foreign Policy with Tricontinental Perspective (in Turkish) (Mavi Salon)
Chair and Discussant: Professor Cengiz Okman (Yeditepe University)
10:00-10:20: Ortadoğu'da Küresel Rekabet ve Türkiye, Dr. Görkem Deniz Okumuş, (Yeditepe University)
10:20-10:40: The Geographical Shift of the Focus in the Trading Trends of Turkey with Its Eastwards Partners, PhD Candidate İlke Tanlay (Yeditepe University)
10:40-11:00: Türk Dış Politikasının Afrika Açılımında Somali Örneği, Dr. Hakan Mehmetçik (Marmara University)
11:00-11:20: Discussion by Professor Cengiz Okman (Yeditepe University)
11:20-11:40: Questions and Answers
 
The Latin America Session,
11:45-13:20: PANEL I: Democracy, Social Movements and Conflict in Latin America (Mavi Salon)
Chair and Discussant: Assistant Professor Bilgen Sütçüoğlu (Yeditepe University)
11:50-12:10: A Conceptual Framework of Democratic Backsliding by Dr. Bihter Tomen (Independent Researcher)
12:10-12:30: The Rise of Social Movements in Latin America by Assistant Professor Gökhan Ak (Nişantaşı University)
12:30-12:50: Integration and Re-Integration of Forcibly Displaced Persons and Ex-Combatants by Dr. Hendrik Bullens (Eurasian National University-European Peace Research Association)
13:00-13:10: Discussion by Assistant Professor Bilgen Sütçüoğlu (Yeditepe University)
13:10-13:20: Questions and Answers
13:25-13:55: Lunch
14:00-15:15: Keynote Lecture: Brazilian economic crisis: From colonial legacy to challenges facing left-wing governments in Latin Americaby Bruno Martarello de Conti, (University of Campinas) (Mavi Salon)
15:15-15:25: Break
15:25-17:25: PANEL II: Development, Inequality, and Foreign Policy in Brazil (Yeşil Salon)
Chair and Discussant: Associate Professor Cengiz Erişen (Yeditepe University)
15:25-15:45:Neo-Developmentalism in Brazil: Limits And Contradiction by Associate Professor Emine Tahsin (İstanbul University)
15:45-16:05:Global Inequality: The case of Brazil by Tamer Söyler (Humboldt University)
16:05-16:25:South America from the Brazilian Perspective and the Quest for Regional Order by Assistant Professor Segâh Tekin (Necmettin Erbakan University)
16:25-16:45:Foreign Policy of South American Countries: Brazil as a Model by Dr. Fatima Lamharhar (Ecole Citoyenne des Etudes Politiques)
16:45-17:05: Discussion by Associate Professor Cengiz Erişen (Yeditepe University)
17:05-17:25: Questions and Answers
 

(November 24, 2017)
The Africa Session
09:00-10:00:Keynote Speech: What kind of a postcolonial Africa? By Professor Joseph Diescho (UNISA) (Mavi Salon)
PANEL I: Postcolonial Politics and Economics in Africa (Mavi Salon)
Panel Chair and Discussant: Assistant Professor Volkan İpek (Yeditepe University)
10:10-10:30: Independence and Trade by Yaşar Şaşıoğlu (Koç University)
10:30-10:50: Increasing importance of Foreign Trade and Ports in African Natural Resources by Assistant Professor Asena Özer Boztaş (Sakarya University)
10:50-11:10: Colonialism in the future: Stories from Science Fiction referencing Africa and the Middle East by Assistant Professor Itır Toksöz (Doğuş University)
11:10-11:30: Discussion by Assistant Professor Volkan İpek (Yeditepe University)
11:30-11:50: Questions and Answers
12:00-12:40: Lunch
12:50-16:30: PANEL II: Conflict resolution in contemporary Africa (Mavi Salon)
Panel Chair and Discussant: Assistant Professor Volkan İpek (Yeditepe University)
12:55-13:15:  Colonial Encounters in Northern Ghana, its effect on the traditional authorities and conflict management: the Konkomba Perpsective by Durko Akuomuah (Institute of African Studies)
13:15-13:35: Does Perception match reality in ethnic conflict? By Ludovico Alcorta (Radboud University)
13:35-13:55:  Experienced Pogroms in Central African Republic, International System and the role of Turkey by Assistant Professor Asena Özer Boztaş (Sakarya University)
13:55-14:15: Discussion by Assistant Professor Volkan İpek (Yeditepe University)
14:15-14:35: Questions and Answers
14:35-14:50: Break
14:50-16:35: PANEL III: Domestic Politics in Africa (in Turkish) (MaviSalon)
Panel Chair and Discussant: Assistant Professor Gökçe Bayındır Goularas (Yeditepe University)
14:55-15:15: Political instabilities in Africa by Assistant Professor Gökçe Bayındır Goularas and Assistant Professor Nihan Kocaman (Yeditepe University)
15:15-15:35: Public diplomacy implementations in Africa by Ayşe Betül Nuhoğlu (Yeditepe University)
15:35-15:55: Electoral integrity and monitoring: Case study of Latin America and Africa by Assistant Professor Işıl Turkan İpek (Yeditepe University)
15:55-16:15: Gestion durable de l’eau et pauvreté: Le cas du Benin, d’Haiti et du Chili, Assistant Professor Deniz Kozanoğlu (Yeditepe University)
16:15-16:35: Discussion by Assistant Professor Gökçe Bayındır Goularas (Yeditepe University)
16:35-16:55: Questions and Answers
16:55-17:15: Break
17:15-17:35: Closing Remarks and Certificate Ceremony