Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Turkey’s changing role in in the New Middle East

Friday, 20 February 2015

On 21 January 2015, the Centre welcomed Professor Hüseyin Bağcı, Head of International Relations at Middle East technical University in Ankara, and a noted media commentator in his native Turkey. Professor Bagci rehearsed some of the subtle and not so subtle shifts in Turkey’s role as a regional power in light of the continuing saga of EU membership, the Syrian crisis and the part played by terrorism in the  post-9/11 world.