Lectures

LECTURES ARCHIVE

The First 1994 Annual Lecture, Monday, 18 April 1994
PROFESSOR ERDAL İNÖNÜ
Former Chairman of the Social Democrat Populist Party and Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
DEMOCRACY IN TURKEY SINCE 1983

1995 Annual Lecture, Friday, 7 April 1995
RAHMİ M. KOÇ
Chairman : Koç Holding Group of Companies
TURKISH INDUSTRY ; PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE

1996 Annual Lecture, Friday 19 April 1996
MEHMET ALİ BİRAND
One of Turkey’s most distinguished journalists
POST-ELECTION TURKEY

1997 Annual Lecture, Friday 17 January 1997
PROFESSOR C.H. DODD
THE CYPRUS ISSUE-IS THERE A SOLUTION?

1998 Annual Lecture, Friday, 16 January 1998
PROFESSOR ERIK ZÜRCHER
THE RISE AND FALL OF ”MODERN” TURKEY

1999 Annual Lecture, 18 January 1999
PROFESSOR SİNA AKŞİN
University of Ankara
REVOLUTION AND COUNTER-REVOLUTION: 75 YEARS OF THE TURKISH REPUBLIC

2000 Annual Lecture, Friday, 21 January 2000
DR ANDREW MANGO
ATATURK AND THE FUTURE OF TURKEY

2001 Annual Lecture
PROFESSOR JUSTIN McCARTHY
University of Louisville
BRITISH PROPAGANDA AND TURKS IN FIRST WORLD WAR.

2002 Annual Lecture, Friday,18 January 2002
S. GÖKSU AND E. TIMMS
NAZIM HIKMET(1902-63) – TURKEY’S ROMANTIC COMMUNIST POET

2003 Annual Lecture, Friday, 17 January 2003
PROFESSOR CHRIS HANN
Director of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle Germany
ANTHROPOLOGY, HISTORY AND ETHNICITY ON THE EAST BLACK SEA COAST

2004 Annual Lecture, 23 January 2004
CHRISTOPHER BREWIN
CREATING PEACE IN A ROUGH NEIGHBOURHOOD

2005 Annual Lecture, Friday, 21 January 2005
MICHAEL LAKE
EU Ambassador to Turkey 1991-1998
WHERE DOES TURKEY GO FROM HERE?

2006 Annual Lecture, Friday, 20 January 2006
PROFESSOR WILLIAM HALE
Professor of Turkish Politics in the University of London
Visiting Professor at Bilkent University, Ankara
TURKEY, UNITED STATES AND IRAQ

2007 Annual Lecture, Friday, 19 January 2007
DR CAROLINE FINKEL
Ottoman Historian and author of Osman’s Dream: The Story of the Ottoman Empire 1300-1923
OTTOMAN HISTORY: WHOSE HISTORY IS IT?

2008 Annual Lecture, Friday, 25 January 2008
Maureen Freely
THE EAST-WEST DIVIDE IN TURKEY: PERSONAL REFLECTIONS ON LITERATURE, POLITICS AND EDUCATION

2009 Annual Lecture, Friday, 30 January 2009,
James Ker-Lindsay
The 10th Anniversary of Turkish-Greek Rapprochement: A Cause for Celebration?

2010 Annual Lecture, Friday, 22 January 2010,
Richard Sakwa
The Outsiders:Turkey and Russia in Greater Europe

2011 Annual Lecture, Friday, 28 January 2011,
Benjamin Fortna
From Ottoman Empire to Turkish Republic: Learning to Read

The 2012 John Martin Lecture, 20 January 2012
DR CHRISTINE WOODHEAD
University of Durham
The Art of Letter Writing among the Ottomans

The 2013 John Martin lecture, 22 February 2013
DR ALON LIEL
Tel Aviv University 
TURKISH-ISRAELI RELATIONS: IS THE STORY ENDING?

The 2014 John Martin Lecture, 24 January 2014
PROFESSOR TALAT SAIT HALMAN
Bilkent University, Ankara
SHAKESPEAREAN ART IN THE TURKISH HEART: THE BARD IN OTTOMAN TIMES AND IN THE TURKISH REPUBLIC

The 2015 John Martin Lecture, 30 January 2015
DR EUGENE ROGAN
St Antony’s College, Oxford
GALLIPOLI FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE TRENCHES

Special lecture, 27 November 2015
PROFESSOR WILLIAM HALE
Emeritus Professor of Turkish Politics at SOAS, University of London
TURKEY: TWO ELECTIONS AND THEIR AFTERMATH

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