Tag: CEFTUS

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Let’s talk about the “Erosion of Human Rights and the Need for Solidarity”, with Can Dündar and Sarah Clarke

Turkey’s award-winning journalist Can Dündar and Sarah Clarke of British human rights group ARTICLE 19 will be in conversation about the downturn in human rights and democracy around the world, and the need for increased co-operation in defending these vital rights. The online discussion takes place in the context of growing populism and autocracy. In recent […]

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Are EU-Turkey ties set to permanently fracture? Join Prof Cengiz Aktar and journalist Yavuz Baydar’s timely discussion ahead of December’s EU Summit

Relations between the European Union and Turkey have been strained for many years, but with the threat of EU sanctions against Turkey could they fracture entirely? Two incisive Turkish minds, Prof Cengiz Aktar and Yavuz Baydar, will be assessing the situation with a critical eye ahead of a crucial EU Summit on 11-12 December where […]

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Dr Louis Fishman to speak on Turkish-Israeli Relations at Westminster public seminar

  Continuing its series of Turkey-related seminars and debates at the Palace of Westminster, the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) will be hosting Dr Louis Fishman there on 25th April 2018. A respected authority on Turkey and Israel, Dr Fishman’s talk will look at the intricacies of Turkish-Israeli relations, placing them within an historical context, […]

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Westminster Debate ‘Elections in Cyprus and the Future of Cyprus Talks’

It’s election season in Cyprus, which comes under the spotlight thanks to a new debate being organised by think tank CEFTUS (Centre for Turkey Studies). North Cyprus’ General Election was held on 7 January 2018 and domestic concerns dominated. The National Unity Party (UBP) returned as the largest party, significantly increasing its share of vote […]

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TRNC President Mustafa Akıncı to give public talk in London

UPDATED: 22 Nov 2017, 12.30 The TRNC London Representative has announced that President Mustafa Akıncı will be in London next week. During his visit to the British capital – his first since being elected TRNC President in May 2015 – the Turkish Cypriot leader will be meeting with British Parliamentarians and giving a public conference about the Cyprus […]

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CEFTUS 6th Anniversary Gala: come celebrate the achievements of the Turkish, Kurdish and Turkish Cypriot community

  Next month, CEFTUS will be hosting its sixth anniversary gala dinner and awards evening. Taking place in the swanky ballroom at the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel in central London, the evening will recognise the achievements of the UK’s diverse Turkish-speaking communities, awarding successful role models, companies and associations for their exceptional work in politics, […]