Past Event

Constitutionalism and Democracy in Turkey and Beyond

April 8, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Online via Zoom

Welcoming Remarks: 

  • Holger Klein, Director, Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies, Columbia University
  • Yusuf Leblebici, President, Sabancı University



  • Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Senior Scholar & Research and Academic Affairs Coordinator, Istanbul Policy Center



  • Bertil Emrah Oder, Dean of Law, Koç University
    “The Path(s) of Constitutionalism in Turkey: Democratic Erosion and Democratic Revival”
  • Fuat Keyman, Vice President, Sabancı University; Director, Istanbul Policy Center
    “Remembering the Past: a New and Democratic Constitution for Turkey”
  • Tsveta Petrova, Lecturer in Political Science, Columbia University
    “From Democratization to Populism: Constitutional Crises in Contemporary Central Europe”


Organized by Istanbul Policy Center and the Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies at Columbia University