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Navigating Turkish Politics in the Wake of the Attempted Coup


Institute For Middle East Studies

Panelists will discuss shifts and continuities in Turkish politics and society in the wake of the attempted coup of July 2016, looking ahead to a referendum on proposed constitutional changes scheduled for April 16, 2017.


  • Dr. Berna Turam is a Professor of Sociology and international Affairs at Northeastern University.

  • Dr. Güneş Tezcür is Jalal Talabani Chair of Kurdish Political Studies at University of Central Florida.

  • Dr. Fatma Müge Göçek is a Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at the University of Michigan.

  • Dr. Attiya Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at GWU.