Prof. Dr. Zafer Toprak guest at “History Meetings“ Event
Prof. Dr. Zafer Toprak was the guest of “History Meetings” Event organized by the Department of History at Nişantaşı University in 21 December 2107. The topic of the event held in Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cevdet Uysal Conference Hall in Maslak 1453 Neotech Campus was “A New Life in Turkey”, Toprak’s new book handling post-Republic reforms and transformative effect of them on social life.
Prof. Dr. Zafer Toprak mentioned about Turkey in Republic after World War and the country’s anxiety about the reforms, questioning Ottoman cultural codes and clash between generations in his speech. Toprak also brought up problems the society encountered in early Republic Period such as primarily population and depression and poverty caused by long years of war as mentioned in his book.
Prof. Dr. Zafer Toprak signed his book titled “A New Life in Turkey” after the event and distributed them to the students.