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Melody Patry

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Joint Forum ‘Referendum Result and Future for Freedom of Expression in Turkey’ Melody Patry has been on numerous delegations to Turkey, provides research and analysis for Index for Censorship’s policy formulation and works in building relationships with stakeholders to support the organisation’s domestic and international programmes. Previously she worked as a political adviser for the […]

Alp Toker

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Joint Forum ‘Referendum Result and Future for Freedom of Expression in Turkey’ British Turkish technologist Alp Toker founded Turkey Blocks using his own savings after being unable to find out what happened to friends and relatives in the aftermath of the Ankara bombings in 2015. Using Raspberry Pi based technology, Turkey Blocks detects mass-scale social […]

Guney Yildiz

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Joint Forum ‘Referendum Result and Future for Freedom of Expression in Turkey’ Guney Yildiz is Special Adviser to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and Turkish and Kurdish Affairs Analyst. Previously, he was a Broadcast Journalist with the BBC World Service where he covered international news and current affairs specialising in Turkey and the Kurds. He has […]

Sener Elcil

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Joint Forum ‘After Turkey’s referendum what hopes for a Cyprus Settlement?’ Sener Elcil has been the General Secretary of KTOS, the Turkish Cypriot Primary Teachers Trade Union, since 2001. He supported Turkish Cypriot Leader, Mustafa Akinci from the day he decided to stand. He works on education, with teachers, pupils and schools in the north of […]

Pieter Cleppe

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Roundtable with Pieter Cleppe ‘Referendum Result: Turkey-EU Relations’ Pieter Cleppe is the Head of the Brussels office of Open Europe. He is a frequent contributor to the broadcast and print media across Europe, frequently discussing EU reform, the refugee crisis and the eurocrisis. A trained lawyer, Pieter previously practiced law in Belgium, and has worked […]

Dr Katerina Dalacoura

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Joint Forum ‘Referendum in Turkey: Presidential Systems, the Economy and Foreign Policy’ Dr Katerina Dalacoura is Associate Professor in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2015-16, she was British Academy Mid-Career Fellow. Her main areas of expertise are in: human rights, democracy and democracy promotion, in the Middle East; […]

Bill Kissane

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Policy Brief Launch Event and Joint Forum: ‘What Is at Stake in the Turkish Constitutional Referendum?’ Dr Bill Kissane is a political scientist and historian, and Associate Professor in Politics at the London School of Economics, where he is a member of the Conflict Research Group. He is the author of several books including New […]

Erdoğan Aydın

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Westminster Debate ‘Referendum in Turkey’ Erdoğan Aydın is an eminent writer of Turkey who focuses on alternative historiography. He wrote his first book ‘The Truth of Islam’ and won The Turan Dursun Best Research Award 1992. Also, he has written columns in national Turkish newspapers. Currently he writes political analysis related to foreign relations and […]

Saniye Dedeoglu

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Westminster Debate ‘Integration of Turks in London: Lessons for Brexit Britain’ Saniye Dedeoglu is Associate Professor of Social Policy in Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Turkey. She received her PhD in 2005 from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London). Dr Dedeoglu is author of several […]

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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 […]

Mission

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 […]

Objectives

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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