Ahmet Davutoglu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Turkey at IHouse

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The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
The 2012 King Abdullah II Leadership Lecture

A conversation with

Ahmet Davutoglu
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Republic of Turkey

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
1:30 p.m.

International House
Assembly Hall
University of Chicago
1414 East 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois

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About Dr. Ahmet Davutoglu
Professor Ahmet Davutoglu was born on February 26th, 1959 in Konya, Turkey. In 1983 he graduated from the Bosphorus University with a double major in Political Science and Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. In 1990 he became an Assistant Professor at the International Islamic University of Malaysia where he established and chaired the Political Science Department until 1993. In 1993, he became an Associate Professor. Between 1995 and 1999 he has worked at Marmara University, teaching at the Institute for Middle Eastern Studies, the Institute for Insurance and Banking, at the Doctoral Program on Local Administrations and Political Science Department. He worked at Beykent University in Istanbul as a professor from 1995 to 2004, serving as Head of the Department of International Relations, Member of University Senate and Member of Board of Management while teaching as a visiting scholar at the Marmara University. Professor Davutoglu published several books and articles on foreign policy in Turkish and English. His books and articles have also been translated into several languages including Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Persian and Albanian. On May 1, 2009 he was appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the 60th Government of the Republic of Turkey.

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