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Bejan Matur and Karin Karakaşlı – Turkish Poetry in Translation

25 June 2017, Arcola Theatre Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) in partnership with Poetry Translation Centre (PTC), with support from Arts Council England and the Prince Claus Foundation, held a landmark evening of poetry and friendship in Turkish, Kurdish and English. Celebrated Kurdish poet Bejan Matur and Armenian-Turkish poet Karin Karakasli read their work alongside TS Eliot […]


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The Centre for Turkey Studies is a non-profit organisation that organises monthly speaker series, panel discussions, round tables and dinner events in the UK Parliament, think tanks, academic institutions and the City of London.   Founded in 2011, the Centre has achieved a lot in 5 years, establishing itself as a cultural leader in Turkish, […]

CEFTUS 5th Anniversary Video

See here full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbGIEmUhbLQ&feature=youtu.be (104)

Background of Communities in the UK

There are over 350,000 Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriots living and working in the United Kingdom; their settlement in the UK took place in distinct phases since the 1950s. As with many immigrant communities, they represent diverse communities with different socio-economic status, religious backgrounds, regional origins, and various motives for migrating to the UK. It […]

Centre for Turkey Studies Funding

The Centre for Turkey studies receives donations from members and supporters as well sponsorship from businesses based in London for its activities. We are thankful for generous support so far provided by members and supporters of the Centre for Turkey Studies amongst the UK’s large Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot communities.  We also organise fundraising […]