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Briefing on Brexit

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Turkey and the UK are set to grow closer after Brexit as they put mutual interest above domestic concerns Despite both countries experiencing periods of domestic instability, UK-Turkey relations continue to be defined by a pragmatic approach based on strong economic ties. Brexit means that the Interest of Turkey and the UK will become increasingly […]

Westminster Debate ‘Integration of Turks in London: Lessons for Brexit Britain’

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29 March 2017, House of Commons The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) organised a public forum with Dr Ibrahim Sirkeci, Professor of Transnational Studies and Marketing and the Director of the Regent’s Centre for Transnational Studies (RCTS) at Regent’s University London, and Dr Saniye Dedeoglu, Associate Professor of Social Policy at the Department of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, […]

CEFTUS Roundtable with Dr Erol Kaymak and Dr Michalis Attalides

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‘Cyprus issue: What’s next?’ Two experts, one from each side of divided Cyprus, Dr Erol Kaymak and Dr Michalis Attalides, discussed the future of Cyprus at an exclusive roundtable on 8 February 2017, following on from the Cyprus reunification talks which were held in Geneva. This event was kindly hosted and chaired by Lord Kilclooney. Attendees included representatives from […]

Joint Forum ‘Brexit, Turkey and the European Union’

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17 November 2016, House of Commons This event organised in partnership with Friends of Turkey Group in the European Parliament was kindly hosted and chaired by Catherine West, Labour MP for Hornsey and Wood Green. Geoffrey Van Orden, Conservative MEP for East England and Stephen Kinnock, Labour MP for Aberavon were the keynote speakers. Catherine West MP began […]

‘Cost of Syrian Refugee Crisis: Social, Economic and Political Benefits and Burden’

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This Westminster Debate was kindly hosted by Yvette Cooper MP for Normanton, Pontecraft and Castleford and was chaired by Ms Doris Carrion of the Chatham House Middle East and North Africa Programme, whose expertise include Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan, and the impact of the Syrian Conflict on  neighbouring countries. Keynote Speakers were Prof Dr […]

Caroline Flint MP

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Caroline Flint, Member of Parliament for Don Valley since 1997, lives near her constituency, in Sprotbrough village, with her husband Phil Cole.  They have three children, now adults.  Her children all went to school in Doncaster. Caroline has been a member of the Labour party since 1979.  She is one of Labour’s best known parliamentarians and frequently […]

‘Turkey’s War in the South: Kurds, ISIS and Assad’

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Monday 19 October 2015, House of Commons In partnership with the Centre for Kurdish Progress, this event was kindly hosted by Diane Abbott MP and the debate was chaired by Telegraph Journalist, Raziye Akkoc. The keynote speakers were Dr Neil Quilliam, Acting Head, of Chatham House’s Middle East and North Africa Programme and Mr Jonathan Friedman, […]

Sir David Amess MP

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Sir David was born in Plaistow, in the East End of London on the 26 March 1952 to a small working class family. He attended St Bonaventure’s Grammar School, now St Bonaventure’s Catholic Comprehensive school. Sir David went on to Bournemouth College of Technology where he earned a BSc with Honours in Economics and Government. […]

Meeting with US Ambassador to UK Matthew W. Barzun

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  The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) attended a reception hosted by US Ambassador to UK, Mathew W. Barzun on April 22 2015. The reception was organised to celebrate Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU)’s 60th Anniversary at the Winfield House. BCIU was inaugurated as a White House initiative by former US President Eisenhower in […]

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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 […]

CEFTUS 4th Anniversary Gala

We are very excited that CEFTUS will be celebrating its fourth anniversary this year. Our anniversary event will mark success of our work so far and will raise funds to carry out our future projects. Our anniversary celebrations in previous years welcome members of parliaments of UK and Turkey, London councillors, academics, journalists, business people […]

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CEFTUS 5 Year Review

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