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Joint Forum ‘Referendum in Turkey: Presidential Systems, the Economy and Foreign Policy’

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4 April 2017, King’s College The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) and the King’s College London Diplomacy Society hosted a joint panel discussion event on 4 April at King’s College London entitled ‘Referendum in Turkey: Presidential Systems, the Economy and Foreign Policy’. Dr Gulcin Ozkan, Professor of Economics at the University of York, and Dr […]

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 […]

10 December 2014 News Round-up

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  Last week the new judiciary bills, as well as the decisions of the National Education Council have been the controversial items on Turkey’s agenda. Meanwhile, new figures released on Turkey’s economy have mostly been negative. [tabby title=”Domestic Developments”] The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that the Turkish government’s policies towards the […]

25 November 2014 News Round-up

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  The new domestic security bill, the rhetorical disputes between the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and the Republican People’s Party (CHP) regarding the ‘Alevi Opening’ dominated the domestic agenda. President’s visit to Africa and meeting with US Vice President highlighted Turkey’s need to diversify trade partners and continued disagreement with USA in Syria policy. High […]

10 June 2014 News Roundup

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Photo credit: Radikal, www.radikal.com.tr Tensions rose in Turkey as activism by pro-Kurdish factions as well as government’s security forces intensified. Environmental concerns also increased with the initiation of the construction of Istanbul’s third airport, as well as the protests in Amasya against the construction of a petrol station. Women’s and workers’ rights are on the […]

3 June 2014 News Roundup

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 Photo credit: Internet Havadis, www.internethavadis.com   Turkey has had another turbulent week due to protests and gatherings for the anniversary of the Gezi protests and clashes between the Gendarme and protesters over the construction of police stations and high-security police bases at the borders of Turkey. The Constitutional Court ruled the ban on YouTube is […]

27 May 2014 News Roundup

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 Photo credit: Middle East Eye, http://www.middleeasteye.net/   Inspections into the conditions of the Soma mine and the search for those responsible for the tragic disaster have been continuing, while a new bill that could expand the use of subcontractors is being drafted by the government. The controversial deaths of Ugur Kurt and Ayhan Yılmaz in Istanbul […]

20 May 2014 News Roundup

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Photo credit: National Turk, www.nationalturk.com    The fire in Soma Mine that killed 301 workers has put the whole nation to mourning. The deadliest mining disaster led to protests against the government’s policies on privatisation. The accident has underlined the negligence of private companies and the holes in Turkish legislation that should guarantee workers’ rights […]

6 May 2014 News Roundup

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  Disputes over celebrating International Workers’ Day in Taksim Square led to strong police intervention against those gathered for May Day. Press freedom in Turkey dropped from “partially free” to “not free” category by the Freedom House. While, the controversial dialogue between the head of the Constitutional Court and the AKP continued, so did the […]

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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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