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Prof Dr Mehmet Altan

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Westminster Debate ‘Ergenekon and the Other Side of the Story’ Prof. Dr. Mehmet Altan is an academic, economist, journalist, and author of over 25 books. Altan holds a BA in economics from Istanbul University (1979) and MA and Ph.D. from Sorbonne University (1979-1984). He studied the relations between Turkey and IMF and Turkey’s relations with the […]

‘The Politics of Polarisation: Prospects for Democracy and the Rule of Law in the Run-up to Turkish Presidential Election in August 2014’

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  The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) is delighted to invite you to a Westminster Debate with Istanbul based writer and analyst Mr Gareth Jenkins and Senior Broadcast Journalist of BBC World Service Mr Guney Yildiz.  Please find short biographies of speakers below. The public collapse of the alliance between Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and […]

11 March 2014 News Roundup

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  PM Erdogan’s wiretappings, reforms into the judiciary, continuation of Gezi protests formed the background of this week’s media coverage. International Women’s Day protests received high level attention, highlighting the dire need for the development of women’s rights in Turkey. National upsurge against a pro-Kurdish party has been disruptive as the date for local election […]

11 February 2014 News Roundup

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The new internet bill has dominated Turkey’s agenda, as well as the trials of the deaths of Gezi protestors. While the reallocation of judges, prosecutors and policemen continued, Turkish economy’s outlook has been termed “negative” by the international credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s. The new Internet bill raised concerns. The proposed amendments to the […]

‘Ergenekon and the Other Side of the Story’

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  CENTRE FOR TURKEY STUDIES WESTMINSTER DEBATE ‘Ergenekon and the Other Side of the Story’ 16th December 2013                                  Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House Speaker: Prof Dr Mehmet Altan, academic, economist, journalist and author. Chair: Mr Jonathan Friedman, the chief Turkey analyst at Control Risks, a leading global political and security risk consultancy. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Altan […]