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)
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)
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

The invitation is available here.