Empire, Republic, Democracy: Turkey’s Past and Future

Videos from Stephen Kinzer

Why should high school students learn about Turkey?
  • March 4, 2014
What are the most common misunderstandings about Turkey?
  • March 4, 2014
Who are you and what do you do?
  • March 4, 2014
How has Turkey’s geography affected its history?
  • March 4, 2014
How was World War I a turning point for the Ottoman Empire?
  • March 4, 2014
What sets the 2016 presidential candidates apart?
  • August 11, 2016
How has Turkey’s foreign policy changed in the last decade?
  • March 4, 2014
What role does Turkey play in the region and the world?
  • March 4, 2014
What role did the PKK play in the Kurdish conflict?
  • March 4, 2014
How did Kurds respond to Atatürk’s vision for Turkish identity?
  • March 4, 2014
What was the role of the military in the three coups?
  • March 4, 2014
How did Turkey become a multiparty democracy?
  • March 4, 2014
How did Atatürk reform Turkey?
  • March 4, 2014
What happened during the War of Independence?
  • March 4, 2014
Why did Turkey fight a war for independence?
  • March 4, 2014
How has Turkey responded to the Syrian Civil War?
  • August 11, 2016
How did members of the Turkish military attempt to overthrow the government in July 2016?
  • August 11, 2016
How has the Turkish government responded to the 2016 coup attempt?
  • August 11, 2016
How have Turkish citizens responded to the 2016 coup attempt?
  • August 11, 2016
What do you think about the future of Turkey’s democracy?
  • August 11, 2016
Empire, Republic, Democracy: Turkey’s Past and Future
  • March 4, 2014
Who was Mustafa Kemal Atatürk?
  • March 4, 2014

Videos from Barbara Petzen

Why did Greece and Turkey carry out population exchanges after World War I?
  • July 11, 2014
What was the Armenian Genocide?
  • July 11, 2014
Who are you and what do you do?
  • July 11, 2014
Why should high school students learn about Turkey?
  • July 11, 2014
Who lives in Turkey?
  • July 11, 2014
What are the major concerns and interests of Turkey’s younger generation?
  • July 11, 2014
How has women’s participation in Turkish politics and society changed?
  • July 11, 2014
Is there freedom of the press in Turkey?
  • July 11, 2014
Why is the headscarf a controversial issue in Turkey?
  • July 11, 2014
Why does Turkey’s government want to join the European Union?
  • July 11, 2014
Why is Recep Tayyip Erdoğan a controversial figure in Turkey?
  • July 11, 2014
What is the AKP?
  • July 11, 2014
How have urbanization and migration affected Turkey in recent years?
  • July 11, 2014
What effects did the 1980 coup have on Turkey?
  • July 11, 2014
Empire, Republic, Democracy: Turkey’s Past and Future
  • March 4, 2014

Videos from Meltem Toksöz

Who are you and what do you do?
  • November 8, 2019
Why is it important for high school students to learn about Syria?
  • November 8, 2019
What are the most common misunderstandings about Syria?
  • November 8, 2019
Who lives in Syria?
  • November 8, 2019
What was the mandate system?
  • November 8, 2019
How did the French use a “divide and rule” policy in their mandate of Syria?
  • November 8, 2019
How did the Great Syrian Revolt challenge French colonial rule?
  • November 8, 2019
What are the legacies of French colonialism in Syria?
  • November 8, 2019
What is sectarianism and what role has sectarianism played in Syrian history?
  • November 8, 2019
Who are the Kurds?
  • November 8, 2019
Why should high school students learn about the Ottoman Empire and Turkey?
  • April 9, 2014
Who are you and what do you do?
  • April 9, 2014
How was the Ottoman Empire connected to the world?
  • April 9, 2014
How did nationalist movements challenge the Ottoman Empire?
  • April 9, 2014
Why was the Tanzimat an important period in Ottoman history?
  • April 9, 2014
Who were the Young Ottomans?
  • April 9, 2014
Who were the Young Turks?
  • April 9, 2014
What was the Young Turk Revolution?
  • April 9, 2014
What was the relationship between the Ottoman Empire and Europe?
  • April 9, 2014
What legacies of the Ottoman Empire continue to influence Turkey today?
  • April 9, 2014
What are the most common misunderstandings about Turkey?
  • April 9, 2014
Empire, Republic, Democracy: Turkey’s Past and Future
  • March 4, 2014
How did the Ottomans manage diverse groups within the empire?
  • April 9, 2014

Videos from Jenny White

What challenges do female politicans face in Turkey?
  • September 18, 2014
Why is there a debate in Turkey about the role of religion in government and society?
  • September 18, 2014
How is Turkey at a tipping point?
  • September 18, 2014
How have economic growth and development changed Turkey?
  • September 18, 2014
Who are you and what do you do?
  • September 18, 2014
Why should high school students learn about Turkey?
  • September 18, 2014
How has the status of Kurds in Turkey changed?
  • September 18, 2014
What are the major women’s rights issues in Turkey today?
  • September 18, 2014
How does veiling differ across countries?
  • September 18, 2014
Empire, Republic, Democracy: Turkey’s Past and Future
  • March 4, 2014
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