Nuray Mert
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Nuray Mert

Political Scientist and Journalist

Westminster Debate ‘Power and Authority

Nuray Mert is a well-known journalist and political scientist from Turkey. She is a lecturer at the Department of Economics at University of Istanbul, and writes regular columns for national newspapers on current affairs. She hosted a TV show on current and political affairs at a national channel, and this was taken off air after Recep Tayyip Erdogan publicly criticised her. She was also fired from the daily Milliyet earlier this year, due to her stance against the government’s actions. Nuray Mert has publicly expressed that she is now concerned for her personal safety.

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To host forums, round tables and panel discussions dealing with subjects related to the analysis of Turkey’s: Domestic politics, foreign affairs and economic development; Accession process to the European Union; Relationship with the UK, EU, Middle East and North Africa, Black Sea region, Central Asia and the Caucasus; Increasing geostrategic importance as energy conduit to […]

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There are over 350,000 Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriots living and working in the United Kingdom; their settlement in the UK took place in distinct phases since the 1950s. As with many immigrant communities, they represent diverse communities with different socio-economic status, religious backgrounds, regional origins, and various motives for migrating to the UK. It […]

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