This two-day seminar is for Turkish and Norwegian Scholars to come together to discuss the democratization processes in the wake of the Arab Spring. The role of Turkey, processes of change in the geopolitics of the Middle East and Syria and the Arab Spring are also on the agenda on the first day of this seminar. The topics for the second day are student and faculty exchanges between Norway and Turkey and lessons to be learned from mediation in Cyprus, Balkans and the Oslo Process.

Attendance at this seminar is by invitation only.