Date : 17/10/2019
Time : 13:00 : 16:00
Venue : SETA Ankara

Address : Nenehatun Cd. No:66 GOP/Çankaya/Ankara

Moderatör :Enes Bayraklı, SETA Brussels

Konuşmacılar :Farid Hafez, Salzburg University and Georgetown University Bridge Initiative

Leyla Yıldırım, İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University

Ali Hüseyinoğlu, Trakya University

Succeeding the reports of 2015, 2016 and 2017, SETA published recently the European Islamophobia Report” (EIR) 2018, which provides country-specific surveys on the development of Islamophobia in 34 European countries. Widely ignored and misunderstood, Islamophobia undermines the life of millions of Muslim citizens, weakens domestic security and strengthens the rise of xenophobic and racist groups in Europe. Within this framework, SETA will organize a panel on 17th of October, 2019 in its Ankara office in order to share the main findings in the EIR 2018 with the public.

In the first part of the event there be will an opening ceremony for the EIR 2018 project, which is supported by the Civil Society Dialogue Programme co-financed by the European Union (EU) and Republic of Turkey under Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA). In this part, SETA General Coordinator Prof. Dr. Burhanettin Duran, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director of EU Affairs H.E. Ambassador Faruk Kaymakcı will share their thoughts on Islamophobia.

In the second part of the event, the main findings in the EIR 2018 will be discussed. This part will be moderated by Enes Bayraklı, Coordinator of SETA Brussels Office and co-editor of the EIR. Following his remarks, Farid Hafez, researcher at Salzburg University and co-editor of the EIR, will provide information on the main findings of EIR 2018. Later on Leyla Yıldırım from İstanbul Sabahattin Zaim University and Ali Hüseyinoğlu from Trakya University will respectively talk about Islamophobia in the Netherlands and Greece.

We would be honoured to have you at our event.

Notice: The panel is open to all participants and simultaneous translation will be provided.

For further information: Mehmet Boyraz, and Léonard Faytre,