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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

"Enemies of a Nation": The Roots of Rising Authoritarianism in Turkey

Colloquium | February 27 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Duster Conference Room

 2420 Bowditch Street, Berkeley, CA 94720

 Melike Köse, Professor, Kocaeli University, Turkey

 Center for Right-Wing Studies

Melike Köse, CRWS Visiting Scholar and Professor, Kocaeli University, Turkey

Turkey has been governed under the state of emergency rule since the failed coup d’etat in July 2016. Since then, civil rights and liberties have been eroded daily by governmental decrees. Well-known NGO Freedom House, in its latest report on “Freedom in the World,” classified Turkey as “not free.” Pressure on media...   More >