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Joint Forum ​’Contemporary Turkey in Conflict – The Post-Referendum Challenges’

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5 June 2017, King’s College Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) in partnership with King’s College Diplomacy Society held a book launch event with Professor Tahir Abbas, a Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute and Visiting Senior Fellow at the Department of Government, LSE. The event was chaired by George Dyson of CEFTUS. […]

CEFTUS and IPC Istanbul Roundtable Meeting on ‘Post-Election Turkey’

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Istanbul Policy Center (IPC)-Sabanci University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative and the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) organised a roundtable meeting entitled “Post-Election Turkey” on Friday, January 15, 2016. The meeting elaborated on Turkey’s domestic dynamics and foreign policy following the last elections. This event was a continuation of two meetings held by IPC and CEFTUS in the British […]

CEFTUS Meeting with Shadow Minister for Europe Gareth Thomas MP

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  London based Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) had a meeting with Shadow Minister for Europe Gareth Thomas MP for further dialogue with regards to matters concerning Turkey, a peaceful solution to the Kurdish issue and the Cyprus issue. Director of the Centre for Turkey Studies, Mr Ibrahim Dogus, met Mr Thomas in British Parliament. […]

‘Global Democracy and Turkey-EU Relations’

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  CEFTUS Westminster Debate Wednesday, 4 June 2014 Committee Room 11, House of Commons Keynote speaker: Mr Mustafa Sarigul, a politician, writer and entrepreneur. He was the Mayor of Sisli district of Istanbul between 1999 and 2014. Sarigul has been the Republican People’s Party’s (CHP) candidate for the Istanbul’s mayoralty in March 2014 Local Elections […]

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 […]

18 March 2014 News Roundup

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  Funerals of Berkin Elvan, Burakcan Karamanoglu and a police officer, election rallies in several cities and releases of Ergenekon suspects occupied this week’s news. The deepening political polarisation that Turkey is suffering has continued to damage the country’s social and economic dynamics. Gezi victim Berkin Elvan who was in a coma for 269 days […]

11 March 2014 News Roundup

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  PM Erdogan’s wiretappings, reforms into the judiciary, continuation of Gezi protests formed the background of this week’s media coverage. International Women’s Day protests received high level attention, highlighting the dire need for the development of women’s rights in Turkey. National upsurge against a pro-Kurdish party has been disruptive as the date for local election […]

28 January 2014 News Roundup

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  28 January 2014 Turkey’s domestic agenda this week has been dominated by legal developments. Amidst the draft bill and corruption allegations’ effects on the economy, the country has been discussing the reforms on Internet regulations and new information regarding the controversial Sledgehammer Case. Meanwhile, Turkey’s foreign policy has been dominated by its involvement in […]