Public Agenda for 2012 Nahda Network Bursa Summit

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Public Agenda for 2012 Nahda Network Bursa Summit

 

April 14-15 , 2012 – Bursa

Location: Atatürk Congress Culture Centre (ACCC), MERINOS

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Saturday

10:00- 10:30 Welcoming Remarks

10:30-11:30 Key Note Speech by Abdallah Tourkmani  (Spokesperson for the SNC)

11:45 –13:30 Panel 1: Qua Vadis Syria? A Stalemate or Revolution on Progress?

Speakers:

Alan Hassaf (Free University Youth), Abdula Abazed, (Damascus Network), Rana Nissam (Syrian Local Coordination)

Moderator:

Orhan Miroğlu (Columnist – Taraf)

14:30-16:00 Panel 2: New Turkey in the New Middle East

Prof. Dr. Bülent Aras (President of DiplomacyAcademy, Foreign Ministry), Prof. Dr. Tayyar  Arı (Uludag University), Akın Özçer (Former Diplomat, Columnist – Taraf Daily)

Moderator:

Ceren Kenar (Nahda Network)

16:15-17:45 Panel 3:  Turkey’s Approach towards Arab Revolutions

Speakers:

Cengiz Çandar (Journalist, Radikal), Soli Özel (Columnist-Academic, Habertürk, Kadir Has University),  Abdülhamit Bilici (Jounalist, Zaman Daily), Dr. Şaban Kardaş (TOBB University)

Moderator:

Fatih Demirci (Nahda Network)

18:00-19:00 Panel 4:  Turkish Democracy at Stake: Opportunities and Challenges

Speakers

Ufuk Uras (Former Deputy),  Orhan Kemal Cengiz (Human Rights Activist, Journalist- Radikal)

Moderator:  Beytullah Aksoy (Nahda Network)

 

Sunday

10:30-11:30 Panel 5: Turkish Public Opinion and the Syrian Revolution

Speakers: Bilal Macit (The Youngest MP of Turkey, AKP), Bülent Şahin (Journalist, Milat Daily), Mustafa Selçuk (Journalist, TV Host- Türkiye Daily, TGRTHaber)

Moderator:

Sevgi Baysal (Nahda Network)

11:45 –13:15 Panel 6: Syria at the Tipping Point: Voices of Syrian people

Speakers: Syrian Refuges inTurkey

Moderator:

Mehmet Algan (Nahda Network)

14:00-15.00 Panel 7:  Democratization of Turkey: Popular Culture, Public Opinion and Art

Speakers:

Zeynep Tanbay (Human Rights Activist, Dancer), Sevan Nişanyan (Linguist, Writer)

Moderator:

Vildan Ay (Sky Türk)

15:15-16.30 Panel 8: Towards a Plural Multi-Cultural Syria: Syrian Christians and Kurds

Speakers:

Jamshid Hussein (Syrian Kurdish Youth Movement), Aryo Edward Mousa (Assyrian Journalist, Human Rights activist), Marcel Temo (Kurdish Future Party), Midia Daghistani (Syrian Activist)

Moderator:

Dr. Ufuk Ulutaş (SETA Foundation)

16:45-18:00 Panel 9: The Spillover Effect of the Syrian Revolution

Speakers:

Hanin Ghaddar (Chief Editor of Now Lebanon), Borzou Daragahi (Middle East correspondent for the Financial Times), Hazem Al-Amin (Lebanese Writer, Journalist, Al-Hayat)

Moderator:

Prof. Dr. Savaş Genç (Fatih University)


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Address: Atatürk Kongre Kültür Merkezi, Merinos Parkı, Osmangazi

BURSA / Turkey

 

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