Academics to lecture at BDP class

Academics to lecture at BDP class

ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News

Following the arrest of Political Science Professor Büşra Ersanlı in a prior KCK raid, a petition circulated and was signed by more than 700 academics to protest her arrest.

Ersanlı was faculty member at Marmara University’s Political Science Department and a member of the Constitutional Commission of BDP in the parliament. She was arrested on Oct. 28 based on claims that she lectured at BDP’s Academy of Politics. By signing the petition, its signatories said they wanted to lecture at the BDP Academy freely.

In further protest of Ersanlı’s arrest, lectures will take place on Nov. 26 at BDP Academies in Istanbul, Ankara and Diyarbakır and are open to everyone.

Lecturers and seminars include Prof. Fatma Gök – Education system and social gender (İstanbul), Prof. Meryem Koray – Human Rights and democracy (İstanbul),

Prof. Ferda Keskin – Ethics and politics (Diyarbakır) and Prof. Eser Köker - Social gender and politics (Ankara) Prof. Baskın Oran- Identity and identity problems in Turkey (Ankara)