A symposium on “National Insights from History to the Present Day” is to be held at Near East University
Date Added: 18 April 2019, 07:47
Last Updated Date:19 November 2020, 11:21

Near East University National is organising a symposium titled as “National Insights from History to the Present Day” so as to multi-dimensionally examine 'National formations and Nation' concepts on a international platform via an interdisciplinary approach.

According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, the symposium is to start on Thursday, 18th April 2019 and a number of significant figures, scientists, and academicians from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Turkey will be making presentations to share and scrutinize concepts.

It was pointed out that the symposium is to be completed in two days and the historical development of the national concept, the concept of nation, nationalism in history, nationalization in law, Nationalism in Turkey will all be discussed.

In the symposium, which is of great importance in terms of evaluating the various effects of the formations that have the meaning of national scope, the cause-effect relations of historical events in the national dimension will be examined; alongside historical, cultural, political, legal, philosophical, linguistic and geographical frameworks involved.

The effects of historical events in Turkey and Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will be examined interdisciplinary. Additionally, the new meanings of the national quality and identity will be discussed at the symposium.

The main topics of the symposium are expressed to include the significance of geographical location of Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, as this is a historical reality, and the struggle of a number of civilisations.