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November 8, 2020
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Erdogan Rising: The Battle for the Soul of Turkey 埃爾多安崛起:土耳其的領軍人物

Who is Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and how did he lead a democracy on the fringe of Europe into dictatorship? How has chaos in the Middle East blown back over Turkey’s borders? And why doesn’t the West just cut Erdogan and his regime off? Hannah Lucinda Smith has been living in Turkey as the Times correspondent for nearly a decade, reporting on the ground from the onset of the Arab Spring through terrorist attacks, mass protests, civil war, unprecedented refugee influx and the explosive, bloody 2016 coup attempt that threatened to topple – and kill – Erdogan. Today she talks with Ravi Mattu, Deputy Asia Editor of the Financial Times, about how this century’s most successful populist won his position, and where Turkey is headed next. In ENGLISH, and available 24 hours later with CHINESE subtitles. 

Click here to purchase Erdogan Rising by Hannah Lucinda Smith from Festival bookseller, Bookazine.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan是誰,他又如何帶領歐洲邊緣的民主國家走向專政? 中東的混亂局勢如何回過土耳其的邊界? 西方為什麼不切斷埃爾多安及其政權呢? 作為《泰晤士報》的記者,Hannah Lucinda Smith 生活在土耳其己近十年,從阿拉伯之春開始,就報導了恐怖襲擊大規模抗議內戰史無前例的難民湧入以及2016年爆發的血腥政變企圖, 威脅要推翻並殺死 Erdogan。 今天,她與Ravi Mattu進行了交談,討論了本世紀最成功的民粹主義者如何贏得他的職位,以及土耳其下一步的發展方向。節目以英語進行, 中文字幕將於24小時後提供在線上觀看。

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Hannah Lucinda Smith is The Times‘ correspondent in Turkey, where she has covered conflicts, a coup attempt and the rise of controversial president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan for over six years.

Ravi Mattu is the deputy Asia news editor of the Financial Times, helping to oversee the paper’s coverage of the Asia-Pacific region.