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Women’s Rights and Achievements Reception

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On March 2nd 2016, in the lead up to International Women’s Day, The Centre for Turkey Studies hosted the Women’s Rights and Achievements Reception in the House of Commons. The reception was kindly hosted by Caroline Flint, Labour MP for Don Valley, with additional speaking from Baroness Jan Royall of Blaisdon and Tom Blake, Liberal Democratic MP for Carshalton […]

CEFTUS Joint Forum ‘Experience of Women in Contemporary Turkey’

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  23 March 2015, Portcullis House The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) in partnership with SOAS Turkish Society organised a timely debate on gender equality and violence against women with keynote speaker Professor Binnaz Toprak, People’s Republican Party (CHP) MP for Istanbul. Other speakers of the panel were Ms Arwa Ibrahim of Middle East Eye […]

Dr Funda Ustek

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  CEFTUS Joint Forum ‘Experience of Women in Contemporary Turkey’ Dr. Funda Ustek is a Postdoctoral Researcher on the ERC funded research project “Peopling Europe: How data make a people (ARITHMUS)​” . Her work focuses on gender, informal economy and missing persons in official statistics using feminist theoretical frameworks to explore social and economic stratification, […]

15 July 2014 News Roundup

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Photo credit: www.cafesiyaset.com [tabby title=”Presidential Election 2014″] Presidential election campaigns of three candidates continue amid criticisms of unequal opportunities in the race. Both Democratic People’s Party’s (HDP) candidate Selahattin Demirtas and Republican People’s Party (CHP) candidate Ihsanoglu stated that their campaigns are not represented on the media, especially on the state channel TRT. Additionally, PM […]

CEFTUS Insights Interview with Dr Jenny White

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  4 February 2014  Dr Jenny White is a writer and social anthropologist and Distinguished Visiting Professor at Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies and a professor at Boston University. She is the former president of the Turkish Studies Association and of the American Anthropological Association Middle East Section, and sits on the board of […]