2015 Summer Course

Kadir Has University and Coventry University Joint Summer Course on

“Turkey and its Environs”

29 June - 4 July 2015

The Center for International and European Studies is coordinating a one-week long summer course on “Turkey and its Environs” for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in the disciplines of International Relations, European Studies, Political Science and Turkish Studies. This course is offered jointly by Kadir Has University and Coventry University

This course is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in the disciplines of International Relations, European Studies, Political Science, economics, and Turkish Studies. The aim of the course is to present a substantive overview of the drivers of Turkey’s foreign policy in particular in relationship with its neighborhoods -- Western Europe, the Black Sea Region, the Caucasus and Russia, the Greater Middle East, and the Unted States. The course is also meant to present an overview of the domestic context in terms of its politics; democracy; gender relations; the role of the media; and the influence of Istanbul. The economic and financial context both domestically and internationally will also be assessed. Finally, the course will conclude with a debate regarding where Turkey is heading based on the presentations given during the week. The course will be supported by guest lecturers with requisite expertise and a comprehensive reading list.

The course will be supported by guest lecturers with requisite expertise and a comprehensive reading list. It is designed to take place over the course of 6 days (24.5 hours in total).It will include a city tour and a goodbye lunch where certificates of attendance will be handed out to the participants.

More information regarding the course fees and how to apply can be found here.

Course Director: Assoc. Prof. Dimitrios Triantaphyllou

Course Outline