MES and PARCC present: Soner Cagaptay
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 1:30 PM
220 Eggers Hall
Soner Cagaptay on "Turkish Foreign
Policy and the Syrian War."
Soner Cagaptay is
the Beyer Family fellow and director of the Turkish Research Program at the
Washington Institute. He has written extensively on Turkish domestic politics
and U.S.-Turkish relations, publishing in scholarly journals
and major international print media, such as the Wall Street Journal,
Washington Post and New York Times. He is a contributor to CNN's
Global Public Square blog. A
historian by training, Dr. Cagaptay
wrote his doctoral dissertation at Yale University (2003) on Turkish
nationalism. He has taught courses at different academic institutions including
Yale, Princeton, Georgetown University, and Smith College.
Dr. Cagaptay is
the author of Islam, Secularism, and Nationalism
in Modern Turkey: Who is a Turk? (2006),
Rising: The 21st Century's First Muslim Power (2013).
Open to the Public
Sponsored by the Middle Eastern Studies Program at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs and the Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration (PARCC)