Invitation to the Conference
Rights and Equality in Contemporary Turkey: Institutions, Interactions, Discourses
Date: May 24 – 25
Venue: Festsaal, Humboldt Graduate School, Luisenstr. 56, 10115 Berlin
Keynote Lecture: Rıza Türmen, former judge of the European Court of Human Rights
Chair: Silvia von Steinsdorff (Humboldt University Berlin)
Opening Panel: Ayşe Buğra, Boğaziçi University
Başak Çalı, Hertie School of Governance and Koç University
Chair: Ertuğ Tombuş (Humboldt University Berlin)
Panel I: Discourses and paradigms on women and gender in contemporary Turkey. How do they interact?
Panel II: Freedom of Religion in Turkey
Panel III: Rights, Equality and Constitution in Turkey: From Reform to Emergency
Panel IV: Social Rights in Turkey in a Comparative Context
Panel V: F(e)uture Scenarios for EU-Turkey Relations – Blickwechsel or Business as Usual?