LECTURES

LECTURES

Towards a New Strategic Paradigm: China’s Belt and Road Initiative, The Blackfriars’ Talks series held at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, organized by IPLI Foundation and College Albert Le Grand, Leuven, Belgium, September 26, 2019.

Turkish Foreign Policy: Placing Relations with China in Context, lecture at the “China and the Middle East/Mediterranean” Workshop held at Tel Aviv University Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv, Israel, July 10, 2019.

Dimensions of Turkish-Chinese Economic Relations, presentation at the China seminar organized by Istanbul Commerce University, Ekonomistler Platformu and CRI Turk, Istanbul, April 26, 2019.

Dimensions of Turkish-Chinese Economic Relations, presentation at the Belt and Road seminar organized by Istanbul Aydın University and Eurasian Universities Union, Istanbul, April 26, 2019.

China in Global Economy and Turkish-Chinese Economic Relations, lecture held at the Politics and Diplomacy School organized by the Youth Council of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Istanbul, April 14, 2019.

An Overview of Present-Day Turkey-China Relations, lecture held at the Foreign Policy and Security Winter School organized by BİLGESAM, Istanbul, March 14, 2019.

Security Cooperation in Central Asia: Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Collective Security Treaty Organization, lecture at National Defense University Naval Institute, Istanbul, March 7, 2019.

Chinese-Israeli Relations from the Palestinian Issue to the Belt and Road Initiative, presentation held at the seminar in ‘Foreign Affairs Meetings’ series organized by the Regional Expert Training Program of Turkey Youth Foundation, Istanbul, March 6, 2019.

Europe and the Belt and Road Initiative, lecture held at the Boğaziçi University European Studies Center Student Forum, Istanbul, November 19, 2018.

Chinese Economy in a Changing Asia-Pacific, talk held at ‘East Asian Geopolitics and Economy’ event organized by Boğaziçi University-TÜSİAD Foreign Policy Forum, Istanbul, October 26, 2018.

Being a Student in Australia, talk held at Study in Melbourne Event organized by the Australian Trade Commission and the Government of Victoria, Istanbul, October 25, 2018.

Security Cooperation in Central Asia: Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the Collective Security Treaty Organization, lecture at National Defense University Naval Institute, Istanbul, October 18, 2018.

Developing a China Business Strategy, Business Research Seminars at Istanbul Şehir University, Istanbul, October 12, 2018.

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: A View from Turkey, presentation held at Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences, Kunming, People’s Republic of China, May 28, 2018.

China’s Economic Transformation and Its Implications for Turkey, lecture organized by Koç University GLODEM, Istanbul, March 19, 2018.

An Overview of Present-Day Turkey-China Relations, lecture held at the Foreign Policy and Security Winter School organized by BİLGESAM, Istanbul, March 16, 2018.

Turkey’s Relations with China and its Repercussions for Transatlantic Relations, lecture held at Istanbul Aydın University, Istanbul, March 15, 2018.

Can Sport Really Hope to Repair the Relations of North and South Korea?, lecture held at Tea Talks series of TRT World Academy, Istanbul, March 12, 2018.

Yet Another Shift of Axis? Turkey’s Relations with China and Repercussions on Transatlantic Relations, lecture organized by Koç University Asian Studies Center, Istanbul, February 28, 2018.

Geleceğin Süper Gücü Çin [China the Superpower of the Future], lecture organized by the Politics Club of Sabancı University, Istanbul, February 21, 2018.

Türkiye’nin Çin ile İliskileri ve Transatlantik İlişkilere Etkisi [Turkey’s Relations with China and Repercussions on Transatlantic Relations], lecture at symposium on Turkey and Transatlantic Relations organized by SETA, Istanbul, February 7, 2018.

Asya-Pasifik’te Ekonomi-Güvenlik İlişkisi [The Economy-Security Nexus in the Asia-Pacific], lecture at Bahçeşehir University Diplomat School, Istanbul, November 18, 2017.

Türkiye ve Güney Kore Kan Kardeşliğini Daha Güçlü Bir Ekonomik Ortaklığa Dönüştürmek İçin Öneriler [Turkey and South Korea: Recommendations for Turning Blood Brotherhood into an Economic Partnership], lecture held at panel organized by the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEİK), Istanbul, November 17, 2017.

Çin Ekonomik bir Dev mi? [Is China an Economic Giant?], lecture held at Nişantaşı University, Istanbul, November 16, 2017.

Economics of the North Korean Issue, lecture at the panel ‘Is A Nuclear War Possible? North Korean Crisis Between Fact and Fiction’ organized by the Foundation for Sciences and Arts, Istanbul, September 23, 2017.

Vietnam: Prospects for Turkey in Southeast Asia’s Growing Economy, lecture at the Doing Business Vietnam Seminar organized by the Turkish-Vietnamese Business Council, Istanbul, August 15, 2017.

Economy-Security Nexus in the Asia Pacific, lecture at the Global System Academy organized by Beykent University and History, Economy and Political Studies Association, Istanbul, April 22, 2017.

One Belt, One Road: Angel Investors & Corporate Ventures, fireside chat during the World Business Angels Investment Forum, Istanbul, February 13, 2017 (with Rasih Öztürkmen).

Çin ile Ekonomik İlşkilere Denge Kazandırmak [Balancing Economic Relations with China], lecture at the Doing Business in China event organized by the Aegean Young Businessmen’s Association (EGİAD), Izmir, February 6, 2017.

Asya Yüzyılında Ejder ve Hilal: Türkiye-Çin Ekonomik İlişkilerinin Geliştirilmesi İçin Bir Yol Haritası [Dragon and Crescent in the Asian Century: A Roadmap for Improving the Turkish-Chinese Economic Relations], lecture during report launch organized by DEİK Turkish-Chinese Business Council, Istanbul, December 21, 2016.

Asya-Pasifik’te Ekonomi-Güvenlik İlişkisi [The Economy-Security Nexus in the Asia-Pacific], lecture at Bahçeşehir University Diplomat School, Istanbul, December 3, 2016.

The Political Economy of Turkey’s Foreign Policy towards the MENA Region, guest lecture at the Tunis Business School, Tunis, Tunisia, October 27, 2016.

Trade Between Turkey and Taiwan: An Economic Analysis, presentation at the Turkey-Taiwan Roundtable Meeting organized by the Turkish-Asian Centre for Strategic Studies and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Mission in Ankara, Istanbul, October 21, 2016.

Orta Asya ve Kafkaslarda Ekonomi [Economy in Central Asia and the Caucasus], lecture at the Turkish Army War College, Istanbul, July 18, 2016.

Asya-Pasifik için Bir Gelecek Vizyonu [A Future Vision for the Asia-Pacific], lecture at the Meeting of Asia-Pacific Business Councils Chairmen of the Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey, Istanbul, June 8, 2016.

Birinci Dünya Savaşı’nın Ekonomik Boyutu [Economic Aspects of the First World War], lecture at the Turkish Army War College, Istanbul, April 27, 2016.

Maritime Disputes in the South China Sea, lecture at the International Crisis Analysis School, Istanbul, April 16, 2016.

A Pacific Century?, keynote speech at the XVI. Annual Session of the Model United Nations Development Program, Koç High School, Istanbul, February 25, 2016.

The Political Economy of China’s Rise, guest lecture at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, December 16, 2015.

China’s Rise and Implications for Global Balances, guest lecture at Beykent University, Istanbul, December 2, 2015.

Çin’in Yükselişi ve Küresel Dengeler Üzerindeki Etkisi [China’s Rise and Implications for Global Balances], lecture at Bahçeşehir University Diplomat School, Istanbul, November 28, 2015.

The Rise of China and its Implications for World Politics and Global Economy, guest lecture at MEF University, Istanbul, November 25, 2015.

Asya Ekonomileri [Asian Economies], lecture at the Turkish Army War College, Istanbul, November 4, 2015.

Çin’in Ekonomik Dönüşümü [China’s Economic Transformation], Panel talk at MÜSİAD seminar on Business Opportunities in China, Istanbul, October 15, 2015.

Küresel Düzen İçerisinde Çin [China within the Global Order], lecture at the Young Diplomats Academy organized by Türkiye Gençlik Vakfı (Turkish Youth Foundation), Istanbul, August 7, 2015.

Orta Asya ve Kafkaslarda Ekonomi [Economy in Central Asia and the Caucasus], lecture at the Turkish Army War College, Istanbul, July 6, 2015.

Ottoman Empire and the First World War, presentation for the eTwinnings project undertaken by Yiğitler Kız Teknik ve Meslek Lisesi (Turkey) and Lycée Bellepierre (Reunion Island, France), Bursa, March 13, 2015.

Turkey and Asia, panel discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington D.C., United States, February 25, 2015.

Turkey’s Asian Agenda, lecture at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Washington D.C., United States, February 24, 2015.

Asya-Pasifik’te Güvenlik [Security in the Asia-Pacific], guest lecture at the Turkish Navy War College, Istanbul, January 14, 2015.

China’s Changing Role in a Turbulent Middle East, panel organized by the Department of Political Science and International Relations of Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Istanbul, January 7, 2015.

Küresel Ekonomik Kriz ve Sonrasında Çin’in Ekonomik Dönüşümü [China’s Economic Transition During and After the Global Economic Crisis], lecture in ‘Eurasia Conference Series’ of Istanbul University Eurasia Institute, Istanbul, December 10, 2014.

Asya Ekonomileri ve Asya-Pasifik’te Ekonomik Güvenlik [Asian Economies and Economic Security in the Asia-Pacific], lecture at the Turkish Navy War College, Istanbul, December 9, 2014.

China and the Global Economy, guest lecture at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, December 4, 2014.

Birinci Dünya Savaşı’nın Ekonomik Boyutu [Economic Aspects of the First World War],  lecture at the Turkish Army War College, Istanbul, November 15, 2014.

Turkey and Indonesia : Towards Greater Cooperation, lecture in ‘Special Discussion Series’ of RUHUM Indonesian Learned Society in Turkey, Istanbul, November 9, 2014.

Çin Ekonomisi [Chinese Economy], lecture delivered at SETA Autumn Seminar Series, Istanbul, October 18, 2014.

Asya Ekonomileri [Asian Economies], lecture delivered at the Turkish Army War College, Istanbul, October 15, 2014.

Building the Silk Road Together: European and Turkish Perspectives on Investment Development in Xinjiang, keynote speech at “Opening XPCC and Co-Building the Silk Road Economic Belt” event during the 4th China-Eurasia Expo, Urumqi, People’s Republic of China, September 2, 2014.

Küreselleşme Sürecinde Türkiye-Çin Ekonomik İlişkileri [Turkish-Chinese Economic Relations During the Process of Globalization], presentation at the panel organized by SETA, Istanbul, June 10, 2014.

Turkey’s Foreign Policy in a Turbulent Middle East, lecture at Metropolitni Univerzita Praha, Prague, Czech Republic, May 15, 2014.

China and the Global Economy, lecture at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, March 24, 2014.

Parameters of the Relationship Between Turkey and China, presentation held at the Boğaziçi University – Shanghai Institutes for International Studies meeting, Istanbul, February 14, 2014.

Turkey and China in a Transforming Middle East, guest lecture at Università degli Studi di Firenze, Florence, Italy, May 28, 2013.

Turkey and the Rise of China, lecture at Fordham Executive Global Immersion Series ‘What You Need to Know to Do Business in Turkey: A Key Emerging Market’, Istanbul, April 22, 2013.

Rising China in the Post-Crisis World Order, guest lecture at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, April 15, 2013.

The Rise of China and the Challenges Ahead, guest lecture at Boğaziçi University graduate program in international trade, Istanbul, April 9, 2013.

China and Changing Global Balances, guest lecture at Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul, April 30, 2012.

China and the Changing Geopolitics of the Arctic, Boğaziçi University Asian Studies Center ‘Asia Talks Series’, Istanbul, December 23, 2011.

China and the Global Economy, guest lecture at Koç University, Istanbul, December 6, 2011.

Toplumsal Uzlaşı Aracı Olarak Eğitim: Alan Araştırmasından Notlar [Education as an Instrument of Societal Reconciliation: Notes from the Field], presentation held at the International Symposium on Restructuring Education for Societal Peace, Bilgi University, Istanbul, June 19-20, 2010 (co-presented with Bahar Şahin Fırat).

Turkish-Korean Relations and the Heritage of the Korean War, presentation held at the Roundtable Meeting with the Korean Institute of Defense and Foreign Policy, Bahçeşehir University Asia-Pacific Research Center, Istanbul, December 7, 2007.

Emerging Markets and their Crises, guest lecture at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of Bahçeşehir University, May 2007.

Orienting Turkish-Chinese Relations Towards the Future, presentation held at the Roundtable Meeting with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Bahçeşehir University Asia-Pacific Research Center, Istanbul, May 30, 2007.

The Rise of China in Historical Perspective, guest lecture at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of Bahçeşehir University, March 2007.

Yükselen Asya [Rising Asia], presentation held at the invitation of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Istanbul Chapter, Istanbul, February 5, 2005.