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CEFTUS Westminster Debate ‘Turkey at a tipping point’

  Tuesday, 4 February 2014 Committee Room 8, House of Commons Keynote speaker: Dr Jenny White, a writer and social anthropologist and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies and a professor at Boston University. Chair: Dr Pelin Kadercan of University of Reading This CEFTUS debate was kindly hosted by Diane Abbott […]

CEFTUS Insights Interview with Abdurrahman Kurt

  London, September 2013* Abdurrahman Kurt is former AKP MP for Diyarbakir and member of the Wise People Commission on the Kurdish peace process. Our discussion with Abdurrahman Kurt began with his political background. He described how, like many others in the region, he did not use to vote. Faced with Turkey’s ‘deep state’, most […]