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18 June 2015, Institute of Political Science, University of Warsaw -  Seminar on parliamentary elections in Turkey

Participants (affiliation at given time in brackets): Prof. Danuta Chmielowska (University of Warsaw), Prof. Adam Szymański (Institute of Political Science, UW), Artur Adamczyk, PhD (Centre for Europe, UW), Karol Bieniek, PhD (Institute of Political Science, KEN Pedagogical University, Kraków), Joanna Bocheńska, PhD (Institute of Oriental Studies, Section of Kurdish Studies, Jagiellonian University), Jakub Wódka, PhD (Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Science), Konrad Zasztowt, PhD (PISM; Department for European Islam Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw), Özgür Soner, MA (Institute of Political Science, UW), Magdalena Szkudlarek, MA (Faculty of Political Science and Journalism, UAM Poznań), Karol Wasilewski, MA (University of Warsaw), Agata Wójcik MA (Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, Polish Academy of Science).

Main topic – consequences of parliamentary elections on 7 June 2015 for the domestic and foreign policy of Turkey

Domestic politics

  • Governance system – parliamentary vs. presidential system
  • Political regime – democracy vs. authoritarianism
  • Model of state and society
  • Party system – end of the dominant party system?

Foreign policy

  • Foreign policy doctrine
  • Relations with the EU and the USA (NATO)
  • Middle East policy
  • Relations with Russia
  • Relations with South Caucasus, the Balkans and Central Asia
  • Multilateral relations

15 December 2015, Institute of Political Science, University of Warsaw -  Seminar on parliamentary elections in Turkey

Participants (affiliation at given time in brackets): Prof. Danuta Chmielowska (Centre for Europe, UW), Prof. Adam Szymański (Institute of Political Science, UW), Karol Bieniek, PhD (Institute of Political Science, KEN Pedagogical University, Kraków), Jakub Wódka, PhD (Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Science), Konrad Zasztowt, PhD (PISM; Department for European Islam Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw), Özgür Soner, MA (Institute of Political Science, UW), Karol Wasilewski, MA (University of Warsaw), Ksenia Szelachowska, MA (GSSR PAN), Agata Wójcik MA (Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures, Polish Academy of Science); Konstanty Gebert (European Council on Foreign Relations).

Main topic - consequences of parliamentary elections on 1 November 2015 for the domestic and foreign policy of Turkey

10 May 2017, University of Warsaw – Seminar on Turkey after the constitutional referendum

Participants (affiliation at given time in brackets): Prof. Danuta Chmielowska (Centre for Europe, UW), Prof. Adam Szymański (Institute of Political Science, UW), Karol Bieniek, PhD (Institute of Political Science, KEN Pedagogical University, Kraków), Kinga Smoleń, PhD (Faculty of Political Science, UMCS, Lublin), Jakub Wódka, PhD (Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Science), Agnieszka Zastawna-Templin, PhD, with a group of students (Department of Turkish Studies and Inner Asian Peoples, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw), Konrad Zasztowt, PhD (Department for European Islam Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw), Mateusz Chudziak, MA (Centre for Eastern Studies), Özgür Soner, MA (Institute of Political Science, UW), Karol Wasilewski, MA (Polish Institute of International Affairs).

Main topic – consequences of constitutional referendum on 16 April 2017 for the Turkish politics

  • Which political system (including party system) and political regime?
  • „Subtle Islamisation” or something more?
  • What about the Kurdish issue?
  • Social and economic consequences?
  • Which foreign policy?
    1. Relations with the West (EU, USA, NATO)
    2. Relations with Russia
    3. Middle East politics