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Contested Reproduction of Turkey’s Financialized Capitalism

Thursday, March 19 / 4:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

*** Cancelled ***

Contested Reproduction of Turkey’s Financialized Capitalism:
State and Society in Crisis

Organized by:
Dr. Pınar Bedirhanoğlu, Visiting Professor, Department of Politics, York University; Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Middle East
Technical University

Thursday March 19, 2020
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Ross Building South 674, York University

This one-day workshop brings together Turkish scholars to engage in a critical and in-depth discussion on the current authoritarian drive in Turkey. The workshop will problematize the following salient issues: the constitutive role of financialization in authoritarian state transformation; state policies that weaken the power of labour vis-á-vis capital; and the enhancement of the coercive capacity of state and capital for social control. Besides identifying the Turkey-specific determinants of authoritarianism, the workshop aims to situate the Turkish experience within its global context, and thus contribute to relevant debates in comparative politics.

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Venue

York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON Canada
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