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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 […]

Liberal Democrats Foreign Affairs Spokesman Tom Brake MP’s Anniversary Message

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“Since it was established five years ago, Ceftus has grown in stature to become one of the UK’s most influential players in Anglo-Turkish relations. Their regular seminars and debates help inform key Turkish and British stakeholders of significant developments in Turkey and the UK and in our countries’ respective relations. With Turkey an increasingly important […]

‘Kurdish Issue: Is Peace Still on the Table?

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  27 October 2015, House of Commons The keynote speaker was veteran journalist and author Cengiz Candar and the event was kindly chaired and hosted by Tom Brake MP. Tom Brake MP opened the event discussing the strong relationship between Britain and Turkey and how this has grown increasingly important in light of the Syrian Crisis. […]

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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 […]

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To host forums, round tables and panel discussions dealing with subjects related to the analysis of Turkey’s: Domestic politics, foreign affairs and economic development; Accession process to the European Union; Relationship with the UK, EU, Middle East and North Africa, Black Sea region, Central Asia and the Caucasus; Increasing geostrategic importance as energy conduit to […]

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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, […]

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 […]