An Aside from the Series: Online Symposium on Academic Freedom in Turkey, 25th August

Academic Freedom and the Turkish Turmoil: Symposium on Academic Freedom in Turkey.
The symposium will be held on Thursday, 25 August, 2016, at 13-17 in the lecture hall Porthania II (Yliopistonkatu 3) in Helsinki. It will be simultaneously streamed online, welcome to listen to the speeches online wherever you are situated in the world!
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Online video streaming:
  • 13:00 Opening words: Academic freedom and autonomy  
    Thomas Wilhelmsson, University of Helsinki  
    13:20 KEYNOTE: Quo Vadis Turkey?
    Umut Özkirimli, University of Lund
    14:00 Turkey, EU and the narratives of emancipation: a reality check
    Senior Research Fellow
    Toni Alaranta, the Finnish Institute of International Affairs
    14:30 Putschists vs. Populists
    Mahmut Mutman, University of Tampere

    15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
  • 15:30-16:30 PANEL:
  • Panel discussion Chair: Research director Juhana Aunesluoma, University of Helsinki
  • Research Fellow Halil Gürhanli, University of Helsinki
  • Professor Hannu Juusola, University of Helsinki
  • Research Fellow Johanna Vuorelma, University of Warwick