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Dr Sezgin Tanrıkulu

Dr Sezgin Tanrıkulu


‘Turkey: Collapse of Peace Talks, ISIS Attacks and A New Constitution’

Dr Sezgin Tanrıkulu is a Member of Parliament for Istanbul. He is a human rights lawyer and co-founded the Diyarbakır Human Rights Association. He studied Law at Istanbul University, completed his Master’s in Public Law Dicle University and his PhD in Social Sciences at Kultur University. He served as Head of Diyarbakir Bar Association between 2002-2008. In 1997, Dr Tanrikulu won the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award.



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CEFTUS accredited as London Living Wage employer

The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) is delighted to announce that it is now accredited as a London Living Wage employer. From January, the Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at CEFTUS, regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff; receive the newly revised minimum hourly wage of £10.20. This rate […]


The Centre for Turkey Studies is an independent and non-partisan organisation inaugurated in April 2011 with the support of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in London. “ to serve as a Turkey-focused public policy forum for the British public and its communities originating from Turkey, and to create a dialogue between experts from Turkey and […]

CEFTUS 5 Year Review

Click here to download ceftus-2011-2016-review     (209) Related posts: CEFTUS 2013-2014 Booklet


Would you like to become a member of CEFTUS or donate? We provide a voice for the entire Turkish-speaking community in the UK at a governmental level, and we have helped raise the profile and improve the perception of the community. We foster lively debate around issues affecting Turkey and the diaspora, challenging preconceptions. Our […]