Monday, November 13, 2023 from 6:00 PM to 7:45 PM EST
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The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480

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The Turkish Pendulum  Between East and West


Monday, November 13, 2023           

The Colony Palm Beach Pavilion Room 
155 Hammon Avenue
Palm Beach, FL 33480  

6:00 p.m. – Registration & Social
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Speaker Presentation

Dr. Mehmet Gurses will discuss Turkey and its International Relevance

Speaker Profile: Dr. Mehmet Gurses  is  Professor and Chair Department of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University.  He earned his PhD in Political Science, University of North Texas, 2007 
His research interests include ethnic and religious conflict, post-civil war peace building, and Turkish politics.

He is the author of Anatomy of a Civil War: Sociopolitical Impacts of the Kurdish Conflict in Turkey (University of Michigan Press, 2018) and co-editor of Conflict, Democratization and the Kurds in the Middle East: Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Syria (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). 

He has published extensively in journals, including Social Science Quarterly, Defense and Peace Economics, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and Political Research Quarterly. 



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Family - $350

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2806 Black Oak Way, Boynton Beach, Florida 33436

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