[Event is full] Dissent in an Age of Populism: Sustaining Political Opposition After Turkey's 2017 Referendum
Department: Armenian StudiesDate and Time: October 10, 2017 | 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Event Location: Humanities Gateway 1030
Note 10/9/17: We are no longer taking RSVPs. This event has reached capacity.
Please join us for this special event with Garo Paylan from noon to 2 p.m.
RSVP by Oct. 6 here: http://bit.ly/GaroPaylan
The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments.
MP, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
Member of the Parliamentary Committees on Constitution and Budget
Garo Paylan is a founding member of Peoples' Democratic Party and is a deputy representing the 3rd district in Istanbul. Mr. Paylan is also a member of Turkey’s Armenian community and has long been an activist on human rights, Kurdish and Armenian issues. Previous to joining the parliament, Mr. Paylan served in the central committee of HDP and also served on the management of Armenian schools in Istanbul. He has long promoted bilingual education and minority rights in Turkey and has been actively engaged in raising awareness on discrimination towards minorities, the rights of the Armenian community in Turkey, Turkish-Armenian reconciliation and especially on Hrant Dink murder case. Mr. Paylan is from a family originally from Malatya and is one of the three Armenian deputies in the Turkish parliament.