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Joint Forum ‘Referendum Result and Future for Freedom of Expression in Turkey’

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  20 April 2017, House of Commons The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) and Index on Censorship hosted a public forum with Special Adviser to the Foreign Affairs Select Committee Guney Yildiz, award-winning Turkish-British technologist Alp Toker and Index on Censorship’s Head of Advocacy Melody Patry. This event was hosted by Neil Coyle, Labour MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark and was chaired by […]

6 May 2014 News Roundup

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  Disputes over celebrating International Workers’ Day in Taksim Square led to strong police intervention against those gathered for May Day. Press freedom in Turkey dropped from “partially free” to “not free” category by the Freedom House. While, the controversial dialogue between the head of the Constitutional Court and the AKP continued, so did the […]

8 April 2014 News Roundup

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  The recounting of votes in many cities and districts has been increasing the tensions on the streets, as well as the rivalry between the parties ahead of Presidential elections. The uncertainties regarding the first presidential elections have started creeping into the media, with multiple scenarios being discussed for the PM Erdogan’s promotion to the […]

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 […]

Prof Dr Yaman Akdeniz

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Prof Dr Yaman Akdeniz Westminster Debate ‘Freedom of Expression during the EU Accession Process’ Professor of Law, and vice-chancellor, at the Human Rights Law Centre at the Faculty of Law,IstanbulBilgiUniversity. Prof Akdeniz held a position as senior lecturer at theSchool ofLaw at theUniversity ofLeeds until 2009, as well as being a founder and director of Cyber-Rights.org, […]

Dr Kerem Altiparmak

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Dr Kerem Altiparmak Westminster Debate ‘Freedom of Expression during the EU Accession Process’ Altiparmak is currently the Director of the Human Rights Centre at the Faculty of Political Sciences at Ankara University where he teaches human rights law. He has worked with a number of human rights NGO’s inTurkey. At present Dr Altiparmak is working […]

‘Freedom of Expression in Turkey during the EU Accession Progress’

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  CENTRE FOR TURKEY STUDIES WESTMINSTER DEBATE ‘FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN TURKEY DURING THE EU ACCESSION PROGRESS’ 5 June 2013                                   Committee Room 15, House of Commons Keynote Speakers: Prof  Dr Yaman Akdeniz Dr Kerem Altiparmak Chair: Dr Omer Tekdemir of Durham University  Prof Dr Yaman Akdeniz is Professor of Law, and vice-chancellor, at the Human Rights […]

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CEFTUS is seeking a new Coordinator

The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) founded in 2011 with the support of former Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, is seeking a new Coordinator to help with administrative tasks and event organisation, and to provide some research assistance. CEFTUS, which celebrated its 6th anniversary in October 2017, organises public forums and roundtable events, fundraising and networking receptions […]