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A New Turkey - Greenville

The Atlantic Institute in Greenville hosted Dr. A. Kadir Yildirim on Tuesday August 27th for his presentation: "A New Turkey: Recent Political Developments and Implications for Democracy. Participants participated in the discussion, with questions and answers, throughout the evening. Dr Yildirim touched on the following questions: Will Turkey continue as a parliamentary democracy? How will Erdogan’s control over the AKP evolve? Will the AKP government continue its campaign against the opposition? How does Turkish democracy weather this political storm and emerge as a stronger democracy? He gave a thorough discussion on the history of the Political structure of Turkey's recent years.

 

A New Turkey - Columbia

The Atlantic Institute in Columbia hosted Dr. A. Kadir Yildirim on Thursday, August 29th for his presentation: "A New Turkey: Recent Political Developments and Implications for Democracy.” His presentation started with an informative background on the history of governments in Turkey. He then went on to discuss these questions: Will Turkey continue as a parliamentary democracy? How will Erdogan’s control over the AKP evolve? Will the AKP government continue its campaign against the opposition? How does Turkish democracy weather this political storm and emerge as a stronger democracy? The presentation was followed by the opportunity to ask questions where participants were able to give their own opinion and ask for more information.

 

A New Turkey - Clemson

On November 17, approximately 100 students, faculty and local residents
attended a Distinguished Speaker event on the Clemson campus. This event
was co-sponsored by the Intercultural Dialogue Club of Clemson University
and the Atlantic Institute. Dr. Kadir Yildirim, Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department at Furman University, spoke about Recent Political Developments in Turkey and the Implications for Democracy. Certainly, Turkey's political future will also have important implications for all of the Middle East. During the question and answer period following Dr. Yildirim's talk, the many questions and comments were evidence of interest in Turkey's political situation.

 

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