Save the Date – Conference at Turkish-German University

The conference “New Political Challenges for Germany, Turkey and the EU” will take place on May 26, 2017 in the premises of the Turkish-German University in Beykoz / Istanbul.

The symposium is organised on an annual basis by members of the Department of Political Science so that the edition 2017 in the framework of INSITER carries forward the tradition of the conferences of the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. This year, the symposium includes, for the first time, a panel particularly dedicated to the economic relations between Turkey and the EU.

Further information and the possibility to register for the event will follow in due time.

INSITER Coordinators at SUMMIT Conference in Berlin

On January 16 and 17, 2017, the coordinators of INSITER, Asst. Prof. Dr. Ebru Turhan and Asst. Prof. Dr. Wulf Reiners, participated in the  conference of the Jean Monnet Project ‘SUMMIT’ in Berlin, Germany. The conference gathered leading EU-practitioners and academics, practitioners  producing study material, students and an interested public. More information and can be found here.

Roundtable Discussion on the European Council and Turkey’s Accession Process

On November 22, 2016 the public roundtable discussion „Changing the Map. The European Council’s role in Turkey’s accession process and Brexit” took place at the Turkish-German University in cooperation with the SUMMIT Project of the University of Cologne. Moderated by Asst. Prof. Dr. Deniz Kuru, member of the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wessels (Senior INSITER Scholar, CETEUS / University of Cologne) and Asst. Prof. Dr. Ebru Turhan (INSITER academic co-coordinator) discussed the role of the European Council in view of both the enlargement of the European Union as well as the Brexit process. Read More