Istanbul Seminars 2010
Bilgi University

Speakers contributing to the Istanbul Seminars 2010

We are delighted to welcome the following distinguished speakers and appreciate their contribution to Istanbul Seminars 2010.

Cegiz Aktar, Department of European Union Relations, Bahçeşehir University

Sadik Al Azm, Professor Emeritus of Modern European Philosophy, University of Damascus, Syria

Gil Anidjar, Department of Religion, Columbia University

Albena Azmanova, Brussels School of International Studies, University of Kent

Egemen Bagis (tbc), Minister for European Enlargement, Turkish Government

Zygmunt Bauman, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Leeds

Seyla Benhabib, Department of Political Science, Yale University

Giovanna Borradori, Department of Philosophy, Vassar College, USA

Giancarlo Bosetti, Reset editor-in-chief

Aysen Candas, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Bogazici University

Robin Celikates, Faculty of Social Science, University of Frankfurt

Maeve Cook, Department of Philosophy, University College Dublin

Fred Dallmayr, Department of Philosophy and Political Science, University of Notre Dame

Alessandro Ferrara, Faculty of Philosophy and Literature, University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’

Abdou Filali-Ansary, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, Aga Kkan University, London

Nina zu Furstenberg, Director Reset-Dialogues on Civilizations

Nilüfer Göle, Centre d’Analyse et d’Intervention Sociologiques, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)

Stefan Gosepath, Faculty of Social Science, University of Frankfurt

Barbara Henry, Department of Political Science, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa

Ramin Jahanbegloo, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

Ibrahim Kalin, Director, SETAV (Think Tank), Ankara

Ferda Keskin, Representative of Istanbul Bilgi University in the Scientific Committee

Matthias Kettner, Department of Cultural Studies, University of Witten/Herdecke

Fuat Keyman, College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koc University, Turkey

Dilek Kurban, Program Officer, The Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV)

Stephen J. Macedo, Department of Philosophy, Princeton University

Sebastiano Maffettone, Department of Political Science, LUISS University, Rome

Susanna Mancini, Department of Law, University of Bologna

Soli Özel, Department of International Relations, Istanbul Bilgi University

Umut Ozkirimli, Department of International Relations, Istanbul Bilgi University

David Rasmussen, Department of Philosophy, Boston College

Massimo Rosati, Faculty of Philosophy and Literature, University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’

Ulrich Steinvorth, Department of Philosophy, Bilkent University

Alfred Stepan, Department of Political Science, Columbia University


Simonetta Tabboni
, Centre for Sociological Analysis and Intervention (CADIS),  Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)

Roberto Toscano, Ambassador, Italian Embassy in New Dehli, India

Alain Touraine, Centre for Sociological Analysis and Intervention (CADIS),  Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)

Yirmiyahu Yovel, Department of Philosophy, New School

Speakers, discussants and participants are required to present in English.