Turkey in Revolt: Q & A with Turkish Students

What began on May 28 as a protest to protect one of Istanbul's last major parks from being turned into a shopping mall, has now become a major revolt against government oppression and for freedom across Turkey. Join two Turkish students who will be speaking live via video to find out what is behind the revolt and what is happening now. Omur Kurt is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey. She is an active member of Assistant Solidarity, a group working to improve conditions for research assistants in Turkey. Özgür Balkılıç is a Ph.D. History student at WLU. He is an international student from Turkey and is currently doing his field work in Turkey.FB Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/125253087682813/ 

Dates: 
Mon, 06/17/2013 - 09:00

User login