Conference: The Tradition of Republican Thought and Middle Eastern Practices

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Date: November 29, 2013 
Time: 10.00-15.30
Place: santralistanbul Campus, E3-101 

This one-day international conference is organized by İstanbul Bilgi University Department of International Relations.


Morning (10.00-12.00): The Tradition of Republican Thought
The Idea of a Republic - PHILIP PETTIT (Princeton University) 
Machiavelli and RepublicanismNATHAN TARCOV (University of Chicago)
Republicanism as Fair Play RICHARD DAGGER (University of Richmond)
Moderator: METE TUNÇAY (İstanbul Bilgi University)

Afternoon (13.30-15.30): Republic and Republicanism in the Middle East
Iraq: From Republicanism to Republic of Fear - OFRA BENGIO (Tel Aviv University)
Republican Laicism in Turkey - MURAT BOROVALI (İstanbul Bilgi University)
Arab Revolutions: (Re)Constructions of Arab Republicanism - LARBI SADIKI (Qatar University)
Moderator: GÜN KUT (Boğaziçi University)

The conference is in English.