Dr. Sedef Akgüngör

Turkey, situated on both Europe and Asia, is a unique country with lands on two continents separated by the Sea of Marmara. This program will start with a brief historical overview of Turkey, starting from the Ottoman Empire and going to modern Turkey, and will follow with a discussion on economic, political, and cultural perspectives. The focus will be on Turkey’s role in the region as well as its dynamic connections with the European Union and the Middle East over the last several decades.