Dersimli Kemal for President?
Eliamep policy paper on the opposition’s presidential candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu and the position, debate and standing of Alevis in Turkey. As being both Alevi and Kurdish, Kilicdaroglu would be a first in Turkey, never had an Alevi such a high position withtin the state structure. After years of ever harsher polarization, his presidency could help Read More …
9th KLAGK, 27 April 2023, Peru in crisis, Brazil in transition
The 9th KLAGK (Kölner Lateinamerika-Gesprächskreis), jointly organized by Kfibs and connosco, will take place online on 27 April 2023. The event will focus on two Latin American countries, Peru and Brazil. Until 31 March you can send your application to present at the event, see for details the text below:
Interview with Novosti on Turkey earthquakes
I was interviewed by the independent Serbian weekly Novosti (Zagreb) about the earthquakes in Turkey. The interview was done by Jerko Bakotin, the headline reads: “Citizens are furious because of the weak response of the state to the earthquake.” Full interview: https://www.portalnovosti.com/ekrem-eddy-guzeldere-mnogi-gradani-su-bijesni-zbog-slabe-reakcije-drzave-na-potres
TV-Interview on the earthquake in Turkey, ERT
I was interviewed by Greek National TV ERT (7 February 2023) on the earthquake in Turkey. The questions were concerning why so many buildings collapsed, whether corruption plays a role, are amnesties happening to legalize irregular buildings etc.. full internview: https://www.ertnews.gr/eidiseis/diethni/ekrem-eddy-guzeldere-stin-ert-katastrafikan-akoma-kai-ktiria-trion-tessaron-eton/
Earthquake in Turkey, N1TV Croatia
I commented in the news program on the Croatian channel N1 on the earthquake, which occured on 6 February 2023 in 10 provinces from Antakya to Diyarbakir. Full interview of roughly 12 minutes: https://n1info.hr/video/newsroom/istraga-ce-pokazat-zasto-su-se-urusile-zgrade-gradane-po-najnovijim-pravilima/
Article on the Kurdish vote in Turkey’s elections, Ta Nea
An opinion piece for the Greek daily Ta Nea, published on 4 February 2023, on the importance of the Kurdish vote in the upcoming elections in Turkey. The article is based on our Eliamep policy brief “Turkey’s Kurds: Kingmakers in the upcoming elections?”, which I wrote together with Evangelos Areteos,https://www.eliamep.gr/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Policy-paper-124-Areteos-Guzeldere-.pdf
Spazio Transnazionale – Erdogan e le Presidenziali
Ho partecipato al programma di Radio Radicale “Spazio Transnazionale”, condotto da Francesco de Leo. Nella seconda parte del programma abbiamo parlato delle elezioni in Turchia. Al dibattito ha partecipato anche Mariano Giustino, corrispondente di Radio Radicale in Turchia. Tutto il programma: https://www.radioradicale.it/scheda/688836/spazio-transnazionale-armi-allucraina-erdogan-e-le-presidenziali La parte sulla Turchia comincia a 40:45 minuti, il mio intervento a 49:15.
Turkey’s Kurds: Kingmakers in the upcoming elections? (Eliamep policy paper)
Policy paper (published 26 January 2023) written together with Evangelos Areteos, about both changes in Kurdish society, especially among the younger generations and the role the Kurdish vote will play in the upcoming elections in May 2023. Read the full paper pdf of the paper: https://www.eliamep.gr/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/Policy-paper-124-Areteos-Guzeldere-.pdf Introduction Turkey’s Kurdish population is undergoing profound societal changes Read More …
Democratic-values against authoritarianism? In the end it will be [again] the economy, stupid!
Eliamep policy brief (28 July 2022) summarising the main aspects of the the fourth episode of the ELIAMEP-MEDYASCOPE MEDIA SERIES (ELIMED), entitled “Value-based opposition against authoritarianism” (28 June 2022). The participants of the program, which I moderated, were Özge Mumcu Aybars, Sezin Öney and Osman Sert. Link to the pdf: https://www.eliamep.gr/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Policy-brief-167-ELIMED-final.pdf Summary Οpposition parties around Read More …
Erdogan, Putin, Raisi treffen sich in Teheran
Interview mit dem RBB24 Inforadio zu dem Treffen am 19.7. in Teheran zwischen dem Iran, der Türkei und Russland, wo es zum einen über Syrien geht, aber auch Getreideausfuhren aus der Ukraine auf der Tagesordnung sein werden. Das gesamte Interview, knapp 5 Minuten: https://www.inforadio.de/rubriken/interviews/2022/07/19/putin-erdogan-teheran-interview-ekrem-guezeldere.html Text auf der Seite des Inforadios: Am Dienstag treffen sich Wladimir Read More …