The Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program was founded in 2005 at Northwestern University’s Buffett Institute for Global Affairs. The Program promotes intellectual dialogue and scholarship to provide a deeper, interdisciplinary, and critical understanding of contemporary Turkey in connection with global social processes, problems or conflicts.
- organizes seminars and conferences on critical issues
- funds research by Northwestern faculty, graduate and undergraduate students
- offers Postdoctoral Fellowship, Visiting Professor and Visiting Scholar programs
- supports undergraduate teaching on topics related to Turkey
- facilitates study abroad and exchange programs in Turkey
- funds the university library’s acquisitions in the area of modern Turkish studies
The Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program is situated within the Buffett Institute for Global Affairs allowing for important collaborations with a broad pool of global experts and practitioners on a range of topics.