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    • Berkeley Forum debate on Politics and Piety in Turkey

      Prof Ihsan Yilmaz joined Georgetown University's Berkeley Forum debate on Politics and Piety in Turkey alongside Dr Ahmet Erdi Öztürk, A/Prof Yusuf Sarfati, Prof Ahmet Kuru and Dr Gökhan Bacık. Read it here.

    • The Kurds in Iran: balancing national and ethnic identity in a securitised environment

      Professor Shahram Akbarzadeh, Dr Zahid Shahab Ahmed, Dr Costas Laoutides and Dr William Gourlay published a new paper in Third World Quarterly. Read it here.

    • The AKP’s de-securitization and re-securitization of a minority community: the Alevi opening and closing

      Professor Ihsan Yilmaz and Dr James Barry published a new paper in Turkish Studies. Read it here.

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