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Could Turkey’s main opposition, the CHP, have a chance at power?

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Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP) is the country’s oldest, having emerged from grass roots political movements involved in the initial struggle preceding the foundation of the Turkish Republic. It has been the country’s largest opposition party for over a decade. Banned in the 1980 military coup, the party has clawed its way back to its […]

CEFTUS Debate ‘New Turkey: Democratisation Process and Challenges’ with Prof Dr Yasin Aktay

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  RSVP to centreforturkey@gmail.com The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) is delighted to invite you to a public forum titled ‘New Turkey: Democratisation Process and Challenges’. Our keynote speaker is Prof. Dr. Yasin Aktay is AK Party Vice Chairman in charge of Foreign Affairs. Please find speaker’s biography below. The event is part of the new […]

CEFTUS Westminster Debate ‘Dynamics of ‘New Turkey’: Domestic and Foreign Challenges’

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The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) is delighted to invite you to a Westminster Debate titled ‘Dynamics of ‘New Turkey’: Domestic and Foreign Challenges’. Keynote speakers are Dr Soner Cagaptay of Washington Institute and Journalist and Author Mr Rusen Cakir. Please find short biographies of speakers below. The event marks the launch of the new […]

Dr Kerem Oktem

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Westminster Debate ‘2013 Analysis of Democracy and Politics in Turkey’ Dr Kerem Öktem is Associate Faculty Member of the Oriental Institute at the University of Oxford. He is also Research Fellow at the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College and an associate of Southeast European Studies at Oxford (SEESOX). This academic year, he also holds the […]

‘Democracy, Identity and Foreign Policy and Turkey’s Inaugural Presidential Election’

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  CEFTUS Westminster Debate Wednesday, 4 June 2014 Committee Room 12, House of Commons Keynote speakers: Professor Fuat Keyman of Sabanci University and Dr Natalie Martin of De Montfort University. Chair: Dr Alev Adil of the University of Greenwich This CEFTUS debate was kindly hosted by Anas Sarwar MP for Glasgow Central. Summary Professor Fuat […]

‘Global Democracy and Turkey-EU Relations’

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  CEFTUS Westminster Debate Wednesday, 4 June 2014 Committee Room 11, House of Commons Keynote speaker: Mr Mustafa Sarigul, a politician, writer and entrepreneur. He was the Mayor of Sisli district of Istanbul between 1999 and 2014. Sarigul has been the Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) candidate for the Istanbul’s mayoralty in March 2014 Local Elections […]

CEFTUS Insights Interview with Dr Jenny White

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  4 February 2014  Dr Jenny White is a writer and social anthropologist and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies and a professor at Boston University. She is the former president of the Turkish Studies Association and of the American Anthropological Association Middle East Section, and sits on the board of […]

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CEFTUS 4th Anniversary Gala

We are very excited that CEFTUS will be celebrating its fourth anniversary this year. Our anniversary event will mark success of our work so far and will raise funds to carry out our future projects. Our anniversary celebrations in previous years welcome members of parliaments of UK and Turkey, London councillors, academics, journalists, business people […]