Urbanisation under Neoliberal Conservatism in Turkey

Urbanisation under Neoliberal Conservatism in Turkey

Urbanisation under Neoliberal Conservatism in Turkey Abstract In the past two decades, cities in Turkey have become central to the reproduction and continual development of...

Politics of Truth-Seeking and the Saturday Mothers of Turkey

Politics of Truth-Seeking and the Saturday Mothers of Turkey

*Source: Flickr / omuregribel © Politics of Truth-Seeking and the Saturday Mothers of Turkey Abstract When the truth is monopolised, suppressed and distorted by political powers, societies...

How Fiction Became Reality in Sledgehammer

How Fiction Became Reality in Sledgehammer

How Fiction Became Reality in Sledgehammer On June 19th, 2014, the 230 officers jailed in the infamous Sledgehammer case were finally released, following a unanimous...

Freedom of Expression on Turkey’s EU Accession: From Article 301 to Criticising Islam

Freedom of Expression on Turkey’s EU Accession: From Article 301 to Criticising Islam

Freedom of Expression on Turkey’s EU Accession: From Article 301 to Criticising Islam Abstract Since the end of Second World War, the issue of human...

Is Turkey perceived to be more corrupt? What does Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index tell us?

Is Turkey perceived to be more corrupt? What does Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index tell us?

*Source: Budapestbeacon.com © Is Turkey perceived to be more corrupt? What does Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index tell us? Abstract Transparency International is best known for...

Turkey’s Security Sector Reform in Crisis: What Caused It?

Turkey’s Security Sector Reform in Crisis: What Caused It?

Turkey’s Security Sector Reform in Crisis: What Caused It? Abstract Turkey’s security institutions have been undergoing a thorough reform process for more than a decade...

Assimilation Model of the Ulama: ‘Acceptable Alevism’

Assimilation Model of the Ulama: ‘Acceptable Alevism’

Assimilation Model of the Ulama: ‘Acceptable Alevism’ Summary The historic decision of the European Court of Human Rights on the cemevis in Turkey, which indicated...

A Coalitional Politics Perspective of Rising Authoritarianism and Its Implications for the Future

A Coalitional Politics Perspective of Rising Authoritarianism and Its Implications for the Future

A Coalitional Politics Perspective of Rising Authoritarianism and Its Implications for the Future Abstract Analysing ‘rising authoritarianism’ through the lens of “electoral authoritarianism” and/or “competitive...

Another Crossroads in the Cyprus Conflict: New Negotiations, Hope for Change and Tough Challenges Ahead

Another Crossroads in the Cyprus Conflict: New Negotiations, Hope for Change and Tough Challenges Ahead

Another Crossroads in the Cyprus Conflict New Negotiations, Hope for Change and Tough Challenges Ahead UN-sponsored inter-communal negotiations for a comprehensıve settlement of the Cyprus...

Hasankeyf Caught in the Crossfire – the PKK, the AKP and the End of Civilisations

Hasankeyf Caught in the Crossfire – the PKK, the AKP and the End of Civilisations

Hasankeyf Caught in the Crossfire – the PKK, the AKP and the End of Civilisations  Abstract Hasankeyf is one of the oldest settlements in the...