Can Turkey construct a modern national identity without facing its troubled past?
The killing of more than one million Armenians during and after World War I and alleged human rights abuses against the Kurds have long been sensitive political issues in Turkey.
But as Turkey tries to prove its democratic credentials in its bid for EU accession, some say it must push harder for a more inclusive public debate about its violent past.
Joining us on Thursday's Riz Khan show, will be Ece Temelkuran, the author of Deep Mountain: Across the Turkish-Armenian Divide, and Mustafa Aytol, a journalist and writer.
This episode of Riz Khan Thursday, December 16, 2010.
Source: Al Jazeera