Prof.Dr. Çolakoğlu gives a lecture on Asian politics at the University of Tartu, Estonia


The Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies invites you to public lectures on Asian Politics.

It is a remarkable opportunity to listen several lectures by high-level experts within just two days. The Asian professorship seeks to develop new competence in Skytte institute in Asian politics with a special emphasis on People’s Republic of China.

A total of five venia legendi lectures will be held at Lossi 36-307, Tartu:

March 14, 2017

11.00 Giuseppe Gabusi “China - State and Development”,
14.00 Selcuk Colakoglu “Introduction to East Asian Politics”

March 15, 2017

09.00 Mikhail Molchanov “Russia’s foreign policy in North-East Asia”
10.00 Stephan Ortmann “Environmental Governance and Institutional Change in Asia: China and Vietnam”
14.00 Matthias Maass “North Korean Provocations as Manifestations of the Leadership’s Obsession With Hypermasculinity”

Public lectures will be conducted via Skype and broadcasted in the auditorium, except Matthias Maass, who is able to come and deliver his lecture in Tartu. Working language is English.

Additional information: Olga Bogdanova,, +372 737 6375

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Prof. Çolakoğlu participates 2016 KIEP & Associations of Area Studies Conference in Seoul South Korea

The 2016 KIEP and Associations of Area Studies Conference was held under the theme of “Partnership with Emerging Economies under Deepening Global Uncertainties” from October 20 to 21, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea. Prof.dr. Selçuk Çolakoğlu presented a paper entitled "Turkey and Korea in Eurasia: Searching for Compatibility between Ankara’s Middle Corridor and Seoul’s Eurasia Initiative".

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Director of APAM participates to the Round Table on the Middle East by the Muslim Institute in Islambadad, Pakistan

MUSLIM Institute organized a Round Table Discussion titled “Deteriorating Middle East: Policy Options for Arab Leaders” on Thursday January 5, 2017 at National Library of Pakistan, Islamabad. Secretary General Motamar Al-Alam al-Islami & Leader of the House in Senate of Pakistan Senator Raja Zafar UlHaq chaired the session. Other speakers included Ambassador of Palestine His Excellency Mr. Walid Abu Ali, HoD Centre for Policy Studies, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad Ambassador (R) Ms. Fauzia Nasreen, Former Additional Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador (R) Ishtiaq H. Andrabi, Maj. Gen (R) Raza Muhammad, Ambassador (R) Javed Hafeez, President at International Centre for Democratic Transition Budapest, Hungary Ambassador (R) Dr. Istvan Gyarmati (via video link), Ambassador (R) Afzal Akbar Khan, Ambassador (R) Younis Khan, Former Federal Secretary, Pakistan Mr. Muhammad Faheem, Former Federal Secretary, Pakistan Mr. Javed Zafar, Former HoD, FCS, National Defence University Dr. Muhammad Khan, Professor of IR, Turkey, Prof. Dr. Selcuk Colakoglu (via video link), Ambassador (R) Amir A. Shadani, Chartered Member of Institute of Logistics & Transportation, UK Dr. Hassan Yasir Malik, Correspondent of Aljazeera News A. R. Matar and Research Associate of MUSLIM Institute Mr. Usman Hasan shared their views on the occasion. Public Relations Coordinator MUSLIM Institute Mr. Tahir Mehmood moderated the proceedings of RTD.

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