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Westminster Debate ‘Referendum in Turkey’

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27 March 2017 House of Commons This Westminster Debate was kindly hosted by Tom Brake Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington and chaired by Sara Whyatt, a researcher and campaigner on freedom of expression, formally of PEN International and Amnesty International and former English-language editor of Gezi Resistance Magazine. The keynote speaker was Erdogan Aydin, Human Rights […]

CEFTUS Roundtable ‘Post-Coup Turkey’

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10th October 2016, Impact Hub Westminster at New Zealand House This Centre for Turkey Studies roundtable was chaired by Dr Janroj Keles of Middlesex University and featured Mr Mehmet Emin Ekmen, former MP for the Justice and Development (AK) Party. The discussion was translated by George Dyson. Mr Ekmen offered a three-stage discussion of the events. […]

Westminster Debate ‘Turkey at the Crossroads: How to overcome Challenges?’

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18 October 2016 House of Commons Hosted by George Howarth, Labour MP for Knowsley , the keynote speaker of this CEFTUS Westminster Debate was Mr Cenk Sidar, Founder and CEO of Sidar Global Advisors, a Washington DC-based global macro research and strategic advisory firm. George Howarth MP opened the event by discussing the momentous events that have […]

CEFTUS and RUSI Roundtable with Mr Cengiz Candar

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‘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 Ismail Besikci

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Westminster Debate ‘Destruction of the Near East and the Kurdistan Issue’ Joint Forum Turkey’s Kurdish Question: Past, Present and Future Dr Ismail Besikci, a Turkish sociologist, critic of Kemalism, and Kurdologist. He has written extensively on Turkey’s Kurds and their rights. He is regarded as an icon for freedom of speech as he was imprisoned for […]

8 July 2014 News Roundup

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 Photo credit: Jiyan, www.jiyan.org   The road map released by the Justice and Development Party (AKP) regarding the Kurdish issue and the Presidential Election August 2014 were the two main stories of the week. The continuing instability in Iraq has continued to risk Turkey’s economy, while the May inflation rates turned out to be higher […]

Eyup Burc

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Mr Eyüp Burc is a journalist. He currently works as the leading co-ordinator of IMC TV, a news channel of which he was a founding member. He graduated from Istanbul Pertevniyal College. He studied Philosophy at Ankara University and Sociology at Bielefeld University. Burc wrote columns for Özgür Gündem daily, Özgür Politika daily and Azadîya Welat […]

Altan Tan MP

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Westminster Debate ‘Turkey’s Democratisation and Reform Package and Peaceful Solution to the Kurdish Question’ CEFTUS Insights Interview with Altan Tan, Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) MP Mr Altan Tan is a Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) MP for Diyarbakir. Tan’s father Bedii Tan was killed under torture in Diyarbakir Prison following the Military Coup of 12 […]

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CEFTUS New Team Meeting

  June 2013 The London based Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) continues to grow. The centre’s new team came together in June to discuss short and long term plans. The Centre for Turkey Studies, with a view to implementing a more institutional structure, has started working together with current and new members of different professions […]