The American Turkish Society
in collaboration with
London School of Economics and Political Science
and The Levin Institute of The State University of New York
presents a lecture

"EU-Turkey Relations at a Critical Juncture"

by

Professor Sevket Pamuk

Chair, Contemporary Turkish Studies

European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science

Opening Remarks by

His Excellency Mr. Fernando M. Valenzuela

Ambassador, Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to the UN

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

6:00 - 6:30pm Registration

6:30 - 7:30pm Program

7:30 - 8:00pm Reception

The Levin Institute
116 East 55th Street
New York, New York 10022

Professor Sevket Pamuk is Chair of Contemporary Turkish Studies at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a leading economic historian of the Ottoman Empire, the Middle East and modern Turkey. After attending high school in Istanbul, he graduated from Yale University and obtained his PhD. degree in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley.

Professor Pamuk has since taught at various universities in Turkey and the United States including Ankara, Pennsylvania, Villanova, Princeton, Michigan at Ann Arbor, Northwestern and beginning in 1994 at Bogazici (Bosphorus) University, Istanbul as Professor of Economics and Economic History.

Special Thanks to SUNY Office of International Programs and the Delegation of the European Commission to the United Nations.