"The 4th China - Turkey Forum on Globalization, China and Turkey" - 19-20 October, 2018

Friday, 19 October, 2018



19 October, 2018 Friday Rectorate Conference Hall, Bogazici University 14:00-14:30 Welcome Speeches
Bo azi i University Rector Mehmed ÖZKAN
Vice President Shanghai University Prof. Sally GONG

Turkish Embassy in Beijing Ambassador Abdulkadir Emin ONEN 14:30-15:00 Opening Addresses

Mehmet Özgün ARMAN, Head of Department, Deputy Directorate General for East Asia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Turkey

CUI Wei, Istanbul Consul General of People’s Republic of China
15:00 15:15 Coffee/Tea
16:00 Moderator: senbike TOGAN, Asian Studies Center, Bogazici University

Key Note Speech
LI Weisen
, Fudan University
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16:00 16:10 Q&A

16:10 16:25 Coffee/Tea

16:25 17:45 Panel 1
Moderator: Ünal ZENGİNOBUZ Dept. of Economics Bogazici University

Işın ÇELEBChairman The Çelebi Strategic Management, Investment and Financial Consulting Services Inc.
“China’s Status in Global Developments and New Economic Power Centers”
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LV Kangjuan, Dean of SILC Business School, Shanghai University
“Complexity in the Urban Innovation Networks along the Belt and Road Initiative”

Rasih ÖZTURKMEN, Executive Vice-President, Li and Fung Ltd. “One Belt One Road Initiative and Global Trade”

“China’s Economy in Great Transition: Slowdown in Short-Term and Long-Term Growth Prospect”

ZHANG Xiaotian, Deputy Vice President of Shanghai University Director General of SHU Global
“Chinese OFDIs and Firms' Internationalization Processes”

17:45 18:00 Q&A

18:00 Reception, Kennedy Lodge

20 October, 2018 Saturday Rectorate Conference Hall, Bogazici University

Moderator: Selçuk ESENBEL Asian Studies Center Bogazici University 10:00 10:45 Key Note Speech

Huricihan İSLAMOĞLU, History, Asian Studies Center, Bo azi i University “A Global Economic Order with an Asian Tilt?”

10:45 11:00 Q&A

11:00 11:15 Coffee/Tea

11:15 12:15 Panel 2
Moderator: LI Weisen, Fudan University

Güven ALPAY, Department of Business Administration, Bogazici University
“An Assessment of the China-Turkey Strategic Alliance in terms of Business Relations”

Ünal ZENGİNOBUZ Dept. of Economics Bogazici University
“Tax Policies and Social Expenditures in Turkey: Impacts on Poverty and Inequality”

Murat KIRDAR, Vice-Chair, Department of Economics, Bogazici University
"The Effects of Compulsory Schooling Laws in Turkey on Demographic and Labor Market Outcomes"

12:15 12:30 Q&A

12:30 14:00 Lunch

14:00 15:00 Panel 3
Moderator: Fatih OKTAY, Center for Asian Studies, Koc University

Çağdaş ÜNGÖR, Political Science and International Relations, Marmara University “Chinese Dream In Arabian Nights: Prospects For The "Belt And Road Project" in a Changing Middle East”

JI Zhiying, SILC Business School, Shanghai University
“Environmental Information Disclosure and Refinancing Motivations: Evidence from the Chinese Listed Companies In Highly Polluting Industries”

Kadir TEMİZ, Political Science and International Relations, Istanbul Şehir University “Regional (Dis) Order and China’s Rising Involvement in the Middle East after the Arab Uprisings”

15:00 15:15 Q&A

15:15 15:30 Coffee/Tea

15:30 16:30 Panel 4
Moderator: Burak GÜREL, Sociology, Center for Asian Studies, Koc University

Feride İNAN, Policy Analyst, Türkiye Ekonomi Politikaları Araştırma Vakfı (TEPAV) “Global Integration of Middle Eurasia Via China’s Investments and the Belt and Road Initiative”

JIA Lijun,SILC Business School, Shanghai University
“Analysis of Factors Affecting Foreign Enterprises To Invest In PPP Projects in Countries Along the “One Belt One Road” “

Aziz AKSU, Phd Candidate, Area Studies, Middle East Technical University
“Belt And Road Initiative (BRI) And Turkey: Impact Of The Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) Railway Line Contributing to the Connection of China and the West End of the Eurasian Super-Continent”

16:30 16:45 Q&A

16:45 17:00 Coffee/Tea

17:00 18:20 Panel 5
Moderator: Li Wenhong, Chinese Director, Confucius Institute at Bo azi i University Associate Professor in Economics, Shanghai University

Gülşen AYDIN - Müge YÜCE, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of International Relations, Atatürk University
“One Belt One Road Project Through The Perspective of Neo-Gramscian Theory”

Ümit ALPEREN, International Relations, Süleyman Demirel University Eyüp Ersoy “Belt And Road Initiative and Turkish Public Opinion: Representations of The BRI in The Turkish Media”

Veysel TEKDAL, Phd Candidate, Area Studies, Middle East Technical University. “Belt And Road Initiative and The Global Landscape of The Infrastructure Finance and Foreign Direct Investment”

Zeynepcan AKAR, Student, M.A. Asian Studies, Bogazici University “Interest in TANAP: AIIB, Turkish and Chinese Interactions”

18:20 18:45 Q&A and General Discussion

Concluding Remarks
BU representatives and LV Kangjuan,
Dean of SILC Business School, Shanghai

University (10 minutes each)


Bogazici University Rectorate
Bogazici University Asian Studies Center
Confucius Institute at Bogazici University
SHU Global, Shanghai University
Eurasian Economic Research Center, SILC Business School, Shanghai University