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Book Launch – Why Turkey is Authoritarian: From Ataturk to Erdogan

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Join the Centre for Turkey Studies and Pluto Press in a special launch event with Halil Karaveli to mark the release of his new book Why Turkey is Authoritarian: From Atatürk to Erdoğan on Thursday, 1st November 2018 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. The event will be held at Unite House, 128 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, […]

CEFTUS 7th Anniversary Gala and Community Achievement Awards

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On Monday 15th October 2018, the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) hosted its 7th Anniversary Gala with over 500 guests at the Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel. Commemorating the founding of CEFTUS 7 years ago, the event celebrated the achievements of CEFTUS over the last year in building bridges between Turkey and the UK. In addition […]

Briefing on Turkey’s stance on energy in the Eastern Mediterranean

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18 October 2018 Turkey is taking an increasingly assertive stance against what it regards as its exclusion from agreements over the region’s energy resources The issue of gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean continues to be a source of tension in the region The government of the Republic of Cyprus, which administers the southern half […]

Briefing on the implications of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance

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11 October 2018 The Khashoggi case has brought to the fore questions of Turkey’s regional leadership Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent critic of Riyadh, has been missing for over a week after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul Despite taking a tough line on internal dissent, Turkey has become a haven for opposition voices across the […]

Westminster Debate ‘The ongoing struggle for LGBTI rights in Turkey’

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16 November 2018 Portcullis House The Centre for Turkey Studies hosted Barbaros Şansal in the Grimond Room, where he gave both a personal and a political account of the evolution of LGBTI rights in Turkey. The evening was kindly hosted by Joan Ryan, Labour MP for Enfield North and chaired by Ayla Göl. Born in 1957, Şansal […]

Westminster Debate ‘Turkey’s place in the world: Anchored in the west or drifting east?’

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16 November 2018 Houses of Parliament The Centre for Turkey Studies hosted Yavuz Baydar and Cengiz Candar in Committee Room 5 of the Houses of Parliament for a panel discussion on Turkey’s place in the world. The two vastly experienced journalists tackled what has been described as the country’s nationalist turn, putting it in both […]

George Howarth MP’s Message of Support for CEFTUS’ 7th Anniversary

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“In the troubled world in which we live – not least in the Middle East – the only alternative to conflict is dialogue. CEFTUS operates in a space which enables issues, some of which are inevitably controversial, to be debated respectfully and constructively.” (21)

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Message of Support for CEFTUS’ 7th Anniversary

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“I would like to send my warmest congratulations to the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) on their 7th anniversary and to the organisation for its vital role in strengthening Anglo-Turkish relations. The British-Turkish community contribute greatly to the social and economic life of the UK and it’s great to see the work of the CEFTUS […]

Briefing on German – Turkey relations

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04 October 2018 German – Turkey relations have thawed as Ankara looks to offset the row with the US and the threat of economic crisis  President Erdogan has led a state visit to Germany as his government seeks European support to stabilise its economy German-Turkish relations have been at an all-time low in recent years […]