Date: Apr 26, 2019

Dr. İbrahim Kalın is Senior Advisor to the President of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and the Presidential spokesperson. He is the founding-director of the SETA Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research based in Ankara, Turkey and served as its director from 2005 to 2009. He previously served as Assistant Undersecretary of State and Senior Advisor to the Prime Minister of Turkey before taking up his current post. A graduate of Istanbul University, he received his Ph.D. from the George Washington University. As a broadly trained scholar of philosophy and Islamic studies, Dr. Kalın has taught courses and published widely on Islamic philosophy, comparative philosophy, Islam-West relations and Turkish foreign policy.


11:00 - 11:30 am: Registration
11:30 - 11:40 am: Opening Remarks by Chair Harsh V. PantDirector, Studies, Observer Research Foundation
11:40 - 12:10 pm: Address by the Speaker İbrahim KalınSenior Advisor to the President of Turkey
12:10 - 01:00 pm: Moderated Q&A
01:00 pm onwards: Lunch

Venue Address

ORF Conference Hall, New Delhi