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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 […]

Gursel Tekin

‘Turkey: Collapse of Peace Talks, ISIS Attacks and A New Constitution’ Mr Gursel Tekin is a Member of Parliament for Istanbul. Mr Tekin began his political career when he became a member of Social Democracy Party (SODEP) in Turkey in 1984. He became a councillor in Kadikoy Municipality in 1989. Tekin joined the CHP following […]

CEFTUS and RUSI Roundtable with Mr Cengiz Candar

Buket Bora
‘Snap Elections in Turkey: Now and Then’ 28 October 2015, RUSU The Centre for Turkey Studies in partnership with Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) hosted a roundtable with veteran journalist and author Mr Cengiz Candar. Days before the General Elections in Turkey, Mr Candar shared his analysis on the tumultuous developments of recent months, from violent […]

Dr Zeynep Karahan Uslu MP

  CEFTUS Westminster Debate “Structural Changes Ahead of the 2015 General Elections in Turkey” Dr Zeynep Karahan Uslu is Justice and Development Party (AK Party) MP for Sanliurfa. Dr Uslu has a BA in Journalism and Public Relations from Istanbul University, an MA and a PhD in Public Relations and Publicity from Istanbul University (1998). […]



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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The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS), as a not-for-profit organisation, would like to organise future Debates and Community Gatherings where anyone interested in Turkey may benefit. CEFTUS is a civil society organisation and we would like to do more of what we have done so far; organise debates and community gatherings with keynote speakers from […]

Centre for Turkey Studies Funding

The Centre for Turkey studies receives donations from members and supporters as well sponsorship from businesses based in London for its activities. We are thankful for generous support so far provided by members and supporters of the Centre for Turkey Studies amongst the UK’s large Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot communities.  We also organise fundraising […]


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 […]