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CEFTUS accredited as London Living Wage employer

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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 […]

Afzal Khan MP’s 6th Anniversary Message

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“Firstly, let me congratulate you on your 6th anniversary and on your tremendous record of activity over this short period. The Centre for Turkey Studies provides a critical platform for engaging with minority communities of Turkish origins in the UK and for the deepening of ties between the UK and Turkey. Migrant communities from around the […]

Jeremy Corbyn’s 6th Anniversary Message

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“I was delighted to be able to attend last year’s gala when CEFTUS presented awards to Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot men, women and organisations for their great work. Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot people make an important contribution to British society, and CEFTUS plays a key role in recognising and celebrating that contribution. The […]

Mayor Sadiq Khan’s 6th Anniversary Message

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“London is home to a range of communities with their origins in Turkey, including the Turkish, Kurdish, and Turkish Cypriot communities, all of which have made a substantial contribution to the capital’s success. The Centre for Turkey Studies does excellent work in providing a platform to recognise these achievements, bringing together voices from across the different communities […]

Baron Suri’s 6th Anniversary Message

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“I send my very best wishes and heartiest congratulations to the Centre for Turkey Studies on your Sixth Anniversary celebration. Your mission to build bridges between Turkey and the UK is a great vision which reflects the best of both the countries.”   Lord Ranbir Singh Suri – Conservative life peer & former general secretary of the […]

Community Achievement Awards 2017 – Shortlist Announced!

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The Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot Community Achievement Awards 2017 will be held on the same night as the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) Gala on 8th October. You can buy tickets for the gala here. The Community Achievement Awards are all about recognising and celebrating the outstanding work of Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot women, men, […]

2017 Community Achievement Nominations Set To Close

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Nominations for the 2017 Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot Community Achievement Awards are set to close on the 18th of September. If you know a Turk, Kurd or Turkish Cypriot who deserves recognition fill out a nomination form with the name, contact details and reasons why you think your nominee qualifies for an award. To fill out […]

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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 […]

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The Centre for Turkey Studies is a non-profit organisation that organises monthly speaker series, panel discussions, round tables and dinner events in the UK Parliament, think tanks, academic institutions and the City of London.   Founded in 2011, the Centre has achieved a lot in 5 years, establishing itself as a cultural leader in Turkish, […]

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 […]

CEFTUS is seeking a new Adminstrator

The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS)  is seeking a new Administrator to help with administrative tasks and event organisation. CEFTUS, which celebrated its 6th anniversary in October 2017, organises public forums and roundtable events, fundraising and networking receptions and awards ceremonies. CEFTUS conducts research projects, closely follows regional politics, and seeks to provide a bridge between […]