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The Center for Eurasian Studies (AVİM) takes great pleasure to invite you to the conference entitled “Turkey and Russia in Historical Perspective” at which Prof. Norman Stone will be speaking about the historical course of Turkish-Russian relations and the current state of affairs between the two countries.

The conference will be in English.

There will be no translation service.


Venue: AVİM Conference Hall

Address: Süleyman Nazif Sok. No:12/B D.5, Çankaya/ANKARA

Date: 26 October 2017

Time: 15:00 – 17:00


RSVP: Hülya Önalp

Telephone: 0 312 438 50 23-24

Fax: 0 312 438 50 26

E-mail: [email protected]


Prof. Norman Stone graduated with a First Class Honours in History from Cambridge University. He completed his graduate work on Central European History in Vienna and Budapest. Upon completion of his graduate studies, he lectured on Russian and German History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Prof. Norman Stone was later accepted in 1984 as Professor of Modern History at Oxford University.

In 1997, Prof. Norman Stone began lecturing in the Department of International Relations at Bilkent University, where he founded the Center for Russian Studies in 1998.

Prof. Norman Stone has been a frequent commentator, since 1985, in the British press, and has also written for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and the Wall Street Journal. He has also worked regularly as a columnist and written articles in The Sunday Times between 1987 and 1992. Prof. Stone was Margaret Thatcher's foreign policy advisor on Europe, as well as her speech writer.