2013 Memorial Lecture DJU

Link to the video of the lecture:

The Centre for Liberal Strategies

has the pleasure to invite you to The 2013 Memorial Lecture DJU:

From protest to politics:

the murky path of middle class movements

A public lecture by

Soli Özel

Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Istanbul Kadir Has University

and a columnist for Haberturk, a Turkish daily

Moderator: Daniel Smilov, CLS

9 December 2013 (Monday), 18:30 pm,

The Red House, 15, Luben Karavelov Str., Sofia

In English with simultaneous translation to Bulgarian.

The lecture is part of the memorial lectures “DJU”, organized by the Centre for Liberal Strategies to commemorate Yulia Gurkovska.

Soli Özel is a professor of international relations and political science at Istanbul Kadir Has University and a columnist for Haberturk, a Turkish daily. He received his B.A. at Bennington College, M.A. from Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. Ozel taught at U.C. Santa Cruz, SAIS, University of Washington, Hebrew University, and Bogazici University in Istanbul. He was a fellow at St. Antony's College at Oxford in the spring of 2002, and he was a senior visiting fellow at the European Union Institute for Security Studies in the fall of the same year. Ozel's articles and opinion pieces appear in a wide variety of leading newspapers in Turkey and elsewhere around the world. Currently, he is a columnist for Haberturk newspaper, a frequent contributor to The Washington Post's "Post Global", and the former editor of the Turkish edition of Foreign Policy. Most recently, he co-authored the report Rebuilding a Partnership: Turkish-American Relations For a New Era? with Dr. Suhnaz Yilmaz and Abdullah Akyuz.