The State of Turkey: Ece Temelkuran, Kaya Genç and Samira Shackle

In the aftermath of the failed military coup, two of Turkey’s most prominent young writers discuss Turkey, its past, present and future. Ece Temelkuran’s Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy is published by Zed Books, and Kaya Genç’s Under the Shadow: Rage and Revolution in Modern Turkey is newly published by I.B. Tauris. The chair for this evening was Samira Shackle, assistant editor of the New Humanist.