One century after its signature, the Greek-Turkish Mandatory Population Exchange agreement is widely regarded as a formative event for both modern Greece and Turkey, as well as for state-building and the international protection of human rights. This webinar explores the political, legal, historical and cultural ramifications of this agreement shedding light on past and contemporary debates.
Opening remarks:Renee Hirschon, Senior Research Fellow, St Peter’s College, University of Oxford; Member of the Academic Advisory Committee, SEESOX St Antony’s College, University of Oxford
Panel 1: Law and Politics (16:00-17:00) Speakers: Ryan Gingeras, Professor, Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School Evanthis Hatzivassiliou, Professor, Department of History and Archeology, National and Kapodistrian
University of Athens Umut Özsu, Associate Professor, Department of Law and Legal Studies, Carleton University
Moderator: Ioannis N. Grigoriadis, Senior Research Fellow and Head of Turkey Programme, ELIAMEP; Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair, Bilkent University
Panel 2: History, Culture and Memory (17:00-18:00) Speakers: Ayhan Aktar, Professor of Sociology, Istanbul Bilgi University Kalliopi Amygdalou, Senior Research Fellow, ELIAMEP; Principal Investigator, HOMEACROSS Bruce Clark, Author and Journalist, The Economist
Moderator: Nicholas Danforth, Non-Resident Senior Research Fellow, Turkey Programme, ELIAMEP