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Briefing on Turkey-UK relations

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17 May 2018 Relations between Turkey and the UK are growing ever closer, with trade topping the agenda for both countries Turkey and the UK are forging a closer relationship as they each loosen ties with the EU Central to this is growing bilateral trade, most notably a series of defence deals Closer ties have […]

Westminster Debate with Ali Bayramoglu ‘Upcoming General Elections in Turkey’

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06 June 2018 House of Commons The Centre for Turkey Studies hosted political commentator Ali Bayramoglu for a discussion on Turkish politics ahead of the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections. Bayramoglu, a veteran author and columnist, provided a background of recent developments in Turkey before offering his insights into what he expects to be the […]

Briefing on Turkey’s role in Afrin

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10 May 2018 Afrin is set to become a crucial test case for Turkey’s role in the future of Syria Afrin is being transformed through integration with neighbouring Turkish municipalities and the resettlement of large numbers of people Turkey has already taken similar steps to consolidate its influence in other areas of Syria, with mixed […]

CEFTUS and RUSI Roundtable with Dr Louis Fishman ‘Turkish-Israeli Relations’

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26 April 2018 RUSI The Centre for Turkey Studies and the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) held an exclusive roundtable with Dr Louis Fishman on Turkish-Israeli Relations. This exclusive roundtable was kindly chaired by Michael Stephens, Research Fellow for Middle East Studies and Head of RUSI Qatar. Dr Louis Fishman is an assistant professor of Modern […]

Briefing on the growth of Turkish nationalist groups in Europe

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11 January 2018 The attempted shooting of a German-Turkish national has refocused attention on the relationship between the Turkish government and diaspora communities in Europe Deniz Naki, a prominent member of Germany’s Kurdish community, claims he was targeted by far-right Turkish nationalists The incident comes after politicians in Turkey and Germany raised concerns about the […]

Briefing on Turkey and the protests in Iran

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04 January 2018 Protests in Iran have elicited a cautious response in Turkey, where sympathy has given way to geopolitical concerns  Having initially expressed ‘concern’ at recent developments, Turkish government officials are increasingly showing support for their counterparts in Tehran Such support comes in part from a scepticism of popular protest movements and unease at […]

Westminster Debate ‘The International Response to the Rohingya Crisis’

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29 November 2017, House of Commons Turkey has been deeply involved in the international aid effort for the Rohingya, and on 7 September, Turkey’s foreign aid agency became the first foreign outfit to deliver an initial shipment of 1000 tonnes of basic food and medicine to Rohingya areas. Meanwhile, Turkish officials have visited the refugee camps […]

Westminster Debate: ‘The nine factors behind the rise of ISIS: from the USA to Saudi Arabia’

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27 November 2017, House of Commons   The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) held a public forum entitled ‘The nine factors behind the rise of ISIS: from the USA to Saudi Arabia’ with keynote speaker Edip Yuksel, American-Turkish-Kurdish intellectual and professor of philosophy. The event was kindly hosted by Sharon Hodgson, Labour MP for Washington […]

Briefing on the challenges facing the Turkish economy

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23 November 2017 The Turkish economy is once again facing a challenging period as it struggles to overcome both new and longstanding weaknesses Inflation is on the increase in Turkey as the value of the lira falls and global energy prices rise This is exacerbating wider problems in the economy, adding to the current account […]

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CEFTUS 2013-2014 Booklet

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Objectives

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 […]

CEFTUS 5 Year Review

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Mission

The Centre for Turkey Studies is an independent and non-partisan organisation inaugurated in April 2011 with the support of Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in London. “ to serve as a Turkey-focused public policy forum for the British public and its communities originating from Turkey, and to create a dialogue between experts from Turkey and […]