Ankara, 2009

Workshop in Turkey-Syria Relations, Middle East Technical University/Ankara, June 17-19, 2009

Papers were given by Professor Hinnebusch, who presented a framework for analyzing Turkey-Syria relations, and by several Turkish scholars on different aspects of the relation, which will be revised for publication at a later date. These included papers on the Kurdish issue, business relations, water conflict and cooperation, the role of Iran in the relationship and Turkish domestic politics and the relationship. Turkish scholars involved were Ozlem Tur, Berna Suer, Aysegul Kibaroglu, Ozden Zeynep Oktav, Ozgur Ozdamar, Meliha Altunisik, Ahmet Han and Mustafa Aydan.