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Dr David L. Philips

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  CEFTUS Joint Forum ‘Kurds in Syria: From Denial Toward Self-ruled Governance Model’ Dr David L. Phillips is Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Phillips has worked as a Senior Adviser to the United Nations Secretariat and as a Foreign Affairs Expert and […]

Dr David Graeber

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  CEFTUS Joint Forum ‘Kurds in Syria: From Denial Toward Self-ruled Governance Model’ Dr David Graeber is a professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics. He is the author of numerous books, including Lost People, Debt: the First 500 Years, and Utopia of Rules, and has been involved with a variety of activist […]

Dr Johanna Riha

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  CEFTUS Joint Forum ‘Kurds in Syria: From Denial Toward Self-ruled Governance Model’ Dr Johanna Riha is an epidemiologist and recently finished her PhD at the University of Cambridge. After completing a BSc in Biological Sciences at the University of Birmingham and an MSc in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine […]

4 November 2014 News Round-up

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  As high politics was busy with the transit of Kurdish Peshmerga from Iraq to Syria via Turkey, risks to workers’ lives have engulfed Turkey’s agenda. Information on informal labour in the agricultural sector, on the number of work-related casualties in Turkey and the pressure on journalists all revealed a dim picture of Turkey. FED’s […]

CEFTUS and RUSI Joint Forum: ‘Turkey and its Turbulent Neighbours’

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  15 October 2014, RUSI This roundtable discussion organised by the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) and Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) took place in the Reading Room of RUSI on 15 October 2014. Academics, politicians and bureaucrats attended the event where keynote speaker Dr Soner Cagaptay assessed Turkey’s relationship with its neighbours. Dr Cagaptay […]

14 October 2014 News Round-up

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  Islamic State’s (ISIS) advancement in Kobane with drastic repercussions for Turkey and Turkey’s Resolution Process with Kurds of Turkey have dominated headlines this week. Results of the Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) elections occupied Turkish domestic news. Meanwhile, the TRY’s depreciation against the Dollar is increasing concerns of the effects of the […]

Joint Forum: ‘Turkey and its Turbulent Neighbours’

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This Joint Forum is organised by the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) and Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). With the Turkish military poised on the border of Kobane in neighbouring Syria, this timely roundtable led by Dr. Soner Cagaptay will examine Turkey’s impact on its neighbours and across the Middle East. Ankara is in a dilemma. While […]