Conference and Worskshop Presentations

"Security Sector Reform and Democratization during the AKP Era," The State of Democracy in Turkey: Institutions, Society and Foreign Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Middle East Center, London, UK, 20-21 March 2015.

“Economic Crises and Their Political Consequences in Turkey and Greece,” Turkish International Political Economy Society Conference, Koc University, Center for Research on Globalization, Peace, and Democratic Governance (GLODEM), Istanbul, Turkey, 2 December 2014.

“Mübadeleyi Yeniden Düşünmek: Mübadele ve Siyasi Yansımaları,” Lozan’a Yeniden Bakmak: 90. Yılında Lozan Antlaşması Konferansı, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 27-28 September 2013.

“Failed Coup Attempts and Democratization: Turkey in Light of the Southern European Experience,” International Political Science Association (IPSA), Research Committee 24, Armed Forces and Society, Triennial Conference: New Domestic and International Challenges, Istanbul, Turkey, 17-19 June 2011.

“Turkey’s Relations with the US and Israel under the Justice and Development Party Government,” Conference on the US-Turkish-Israeli Strategic Triangle, University of Virginia,  Charllottesville, VA, 1-2 April 2011.

"The Turkish Military and Reforms: Reactions, Dispositions and Opportunities," American Political Science Association (APSA), Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Washington, DC, 2-5 September 2011.

"EU Reforms and the Political Autonomy of the Military in Turkey," European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), 5th Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, Porto, Portugal, 23-26 June 2010.

“The Influence of the Turkish Accession on the European Union’s Role as a Global Actor,” (with Meltem Müftüler-Baç) European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), 5th General Conference, Potsdam, Germany, 10-12 September 2009.

“Businessmen and Democratization: A Comparative Analysis of Greece and Turkey” American Political Science Association (APSA), Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Toronto, Canada, 3-6 September 2009.

“Military and Politics,” Seminar on Democracy and Democratization in Turkey, Universidad Autónomo de Madrid, 21-23 November 2008.

“The Turkish Perceptions of the European Union as an International Actor,” (with Meltem Müftüler-Baç) RECON WP 6 Workshop, “Beyond Intergovernmentalism and the Quest for Unity: Democracy or Efficiency?” Istanbul, Turkey, 13-14 November 2008.

“Regime Change and the Role of the Military in the Aegean after the Second World War: Reconsidering the Foreign Influence,” International Political Science Association (IPSA), Research Committee 24, Armed Forces and Society, Triennial Conference: New Challenges and Environments, Santiago, Chile, 26-28 June 2008.

“The EU’s Common Foreign, Security and Defense Policies and the Turkish Perceptions,” (with Meltem Müftüler-Baç) and “Regime Change in the Aegean after the Second World War: Reconsidering the Foreign Influence,” International Studies Association (ISA), 49th Annual Convention, San Francisco, 26-29 March 2008.

Active participant of “Turkey’s EU Membership Observatory” conferences organized by the Istanbul Policy Center, Sabanci University, 29-30 March 2007 Athens and 25-26 May 2006 Istanbul.

“Effects of Civilian Support and Military Unity in the Outcome of Coups: The Cases of Turkish and Greek Military Interventions,” The Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society (IUS), Biennial Conference, Chicago, 26-28 October 2007.

“Regime Change in the Aegean after the Second World War: Reconsidering the Foreign Influence,” Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA), 20th International Symposium, New Haven, Connecticut, 18-20 October 2007.

“Türkiye - Yunanistan Nüfus Mübadelesinin Siyasi Rejimlere Etkisi,” 4. Kültür Araştırmaları İç/Dış/Göç ve Kültür Sempozyumu, Işık University and Cultural Studies Association, Istanbul, 15-17 September 2007.

“Military Rule and Democracy in Greece and Turkey,” Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA), 19th International Symposium, Chicago, 3-5 November 2005.

“Military Rule and Democracy in Greece and Turkey,” American Political Science Association (APSA), Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, 1-4 September 2005.

“Military Rule and Democracy in Greece and Turkey,” World International Studies Committee (WISC), First Global International Studies Conference, Istanbul, 24-27 August 2005.

“Democratization in Greece and Turkey,” International Council for Central and Eastern European Studies (ICCEES), 8th World Congress, Berlin, 25-30 July 2005.

“Democratization in Greece and Turkey,” Middle Eastern Technical University (METU), 4th Conference on International Relations, Ankara, 30 June-2 July 2005.

“Democratization in Greece and Turkey,” Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER), 2nd International Conference on European and International Affairs, Athens, 27-29 May 2004.

“Democracy and Dictatorship in Greece,” London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), PhD Symposium on Modern Greece, 21 June 2003.