The Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies (SUITS) invites you to a moderated panel discussion on the Middle East and Turkey-EU relations. The panel discussion will bring together experts from Turkey, Sweden and Britain. The experts will evaluate the recent developments in the Middle East from the perspectives of Turkey and the EU, the strength of the EU’s normative power and the Turkey’s EU accession process. The panel will also examine future scenarios for Turkey-EU relations and their possible impact on the region.
Place: DeGeersalen, Geovetenskapens Hus, Stockholm University
Time : 14.30-16.30     
Dr. Saban Kardas, Associate Professor of International Relations, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey
Johan Berglund, Deputy Director, the European Union Department, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Dr. Philip Robins, Reader in Middle East Politics and Faculty Fellow, St Antony's College, University of Oxford

Dr.Paul T. Levin, Director, Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies
The panel will be followed by a reception in honor of SUITS´ visiting faculty for 2013: Assoc. Prof. Murat Somer and Prof. Jenny White, at 16:30.

If you are planning to attend, please send an e-mail to