Istanbul Seminars 2011
Bilgi University

Speakers, discussants and chairs:

Asaf Savas Akat– Faculty of Economics, Bilgi University

Stefano Allievi– Department of Sociology, University of Padua

Giuliano Amato– Former Italian Prime Minister

Abdullahi An-Naim– School of Law, Emory University

Anthony Appiah– Department of Philosophy, Princeton

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

Banu Bargu– Department of Political Science, New School

Seyla BenhabibDepartment of Political Science, Yale University

Akeel BilgramiDepartment of Philosophy, Columbia

Rajeev Bhargava– Centre for the Study of Developing Societies

Giancarlo Bosetti
Director ResetDoC

Josè Casanova– Senior Fellow at Georgetown’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs

Maeve Cooke– Department of Philosophy, University College Dublin

Fred Dallmayr– Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame

Zaid Eyadat– University of Jordan

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

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

Pavel Fischer
General Director of the Security Section, MFA Czech Republic

Nina zu Fürstenberg– President ResetDoC

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

Nouzha Guessous– Casablanca University

Ayten Gundogdu
Political Science Faculty, Barnard College

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

Dick Howard– Department of Philosophy, Stony Brook University

Ramin Jahanbegloo– Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

Ibrahim Kalin- Chief Advisor Prime Minister of Turkey

Ayhan Kaya– Director of the European Institute, Bilgi University

Ferhat Kentel– Sociologist, Sehir University

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

Fuat Keyman– Istanbul Policy Center, Sabanci University

Joseph LaPalombara– Department of Political Science, Yale University

Claus Offe
– Hertie School of Governance

Soli Ozel– Professor of International Relations, Bilgi University

Tariq Ramadan-Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Oxford

David Rasmusse
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Department of Philosophy, Boston College

Beate Roessler– Professor of Ethics, University of Amsterdam

Remzi Sanver– Acting Rector, Bilgi University

Otto Schily– Former Minister of the interior in Germany

Charles TaylorPhilosopher, Northwestern University

G.H. Thyssen BornemiszaHonorary President ResetDoC

Roberto Toscano – Public Policy Scholar, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, Washington

Participants are required to present in English.