Law, Human and Society on the 60th Anniversary of “6-7 September 1955 Events”

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Date: 28 November 2015
Time: 10.00-17.00
Place: Dolapdere Campus, Court Room

The panel is organized by İstanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law and Human Rights Law Research Center.


10.00-10.30         Opening 
Prof. Dr. Turgut Tarhanlı (İstanbul Bilgi University Law Faculty Dean and Director of Human Rights Law Research Center)
Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Uzunoğlu (Head of İstanbul Rums Universal Federation)

10.30-13.00          Testimonies 
(11 victims and one perpetrator) 

13.00-14.00          Lunch break 

13.30-17.00           Panel: “6-7 September 1955: Law and Confrontation”

Prof. Dr. Turgut Tarhanlı


Prof. Dr. Baskın Oran
“The Place of 6-7 September Pogrom in our Process of Capital Accumulation and History of Impunity” 

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cengiz Aktar
 “How is It That We Started Remembering?”

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ömer Turan
“The Relation between Adjudication and Confrontation with a Focus on the Case of 6-7 September Events in Yassıada Trials” 

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ulaş Karan
 “6-7 September Events in Light of the Current Human Rights Law: An Attempt to Provide a Legal Opinion” 

Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Uzunoğlu
“Recommendations for the Istanbul Rum Society for a Program to Compensate Historical Injustices”