Misunderstanding Mid-Century Turkey: Ottomania, Academia and the rise of Erdogan


Thursday, January 27, 2022, 4:30pm to 6:00pm


Online (registration info below)

CMES & WCFIA present the Middle East Seminar with

Nicholas Danforth, Ph.D.
Senior Non-Resident Fellow, The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy  (ELIAMEP)

Discussant: Dr. Jesse Howell, Academic Programs Manager and Associate Director of the MA Program, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University

Register in advance: https://bit.ly/338W9Lz

Nicholas Danforth is a Senior Visiting Fellow for the German Marshall Fund focusing on U.S.-Turkish relations at The Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy. Previously, he worked as a senior policy analyst for the Bipartisan Policy Center’s national security program. Danforth received his M.A. from the School of Oriental and African Studies and his B.A. from Yale. He completed his Ph.D. in history at Georgetown University in 2015 and has written widely about Turkey, U.S. foreign policy, and the Middle East for publications including The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, New York Times and Washington Post. Selected publications include: “The Outlook for Turkish Democracy: 2023 and Beyond.” The Washington Institute. Policy Analysis. March 2020; and “The End of History and the Last Map.” Foreign Policy. 14 February 2020.

Co-sponsors: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Contact: Liz Flanagan