Panel Discussion: Impact of Polarisation Politics on Minority Rights and Migration in Turkey and in Europe, 1 March 2016, King’s College London

Panel Discussion: Impact of Polarisation Politics on Minority Rights and Migration in Turkey and in Europe

Speakers:

Professor Nadja Al-Ali , Professor of Professor of Gender Studies, Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, University of London
Professor Bill Bowring, Director of the LLM/MA in Human Rights, School of Law Birkbeck College, University of London
Mr. David Morgan, Secretary of the Socialist History Society in UK

Location: Room 1.71,  Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, Waterloo Campus King’s College London, SE1 9NH
Date: 1 March 2016
Time: 18.30 – 20.30
Chair: Asst. Prof. Ayça Çubukçu (LSE)

We are pleased to announce Centre for Policy and Research on Turkey (Research Turkey)’s panel discussion entitled “Impact of Polarisation Politics on Minority Rights and Migration in Turkey and in Europe” in which Professor Nadja Al-Ali,  Professor Bill Bowring and Mr. David Morgan will give talks. This event will take place on Tuesday, 1 March 2016 between 18:30 and 20:30 at  Room 1.71,  Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, Waterloo Campus King’s College London, SE1 9NH. Asst. Prof. Ayça Çubukçu, Lecturer at Department of Sociology/Centre for the Study of Human Rights LSE will kindly chair this event.

In this panel experts from various disciplines will put forward their political, social, legal and gender perspectives on the potential outcome of the polarised politics prevailing in Europe and Turkey on migration and integration in relation to: (a) the conflict and peace process in Syria; (b) the security measures taken in the southeast of Turkey; (c) negotiations with the EU concerning the migration flow to Europe.

Professor Al-Ali will contribute to the discussion with her expertise and extensive work on secularism and Islamism, transnational migration and the impact of conflict on women. She will present a gender perspective on the subject.

Professor Bowring will contribute to the discussion with his expertise and extensive work on human rights and in particular minority rights in the context of nationalism versus multiculturalism. He will present on the implications of nationalism and sectarianism on minority rights, migration and integration in Turkey and in Europe.

Mr. Morgan will contribute to the discussion with his expertise and extensive activism concerning the peace process and minority rights of the Kurdish population in Turkey. He will make a historical analysis of the current polarisation of Turkish politics in the form of nationalism and sectarianism and its impact on minority rights, migration and integration in Turkey and in Europe.

This event is free and open to public but it is a ticketed event that requires pre-registration. A ticket does not guarantee a seat. Please register and reserve a ticket via the address below:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/panel-discussion-impact-of-polarisation-politics-on-minority-rights-and-migration-in-turkey-and-in-tickets-22014981402

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