Eliamep-Webinar: the new German government, Turkey and its relations with the European Union

On 26 January 2022, we discussed what the new German government meant for Turkey, Germany-Turkey and EU-Turkey relations. The event can be fully watched on Eliamep’s youtube page: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eB-qKx-ewVI The German government, formed following the 26 September 2021elections, is a tripartite coalition of the SPD, the Greens and the FDP. Beingthe second biggest party, the Read More …

Germany’s New Government Coalition: A Red, Yellow or Green Light for German-Turkish Relations?

Eliamep policy paper (#90, December 2021) on what the new German SPD/Greens/FDP government could mean for Turkey, German-Turkish and EU-Turkey relations. What are the positions stated in the coalition agreement, what has the new foreign minister Annalena Baerbock so far said about Turkey and how could the relations develop in the coming months/years? Direct link Read More …

Webinar: “The East-Med and Turkey during Portugal’s EU presidency” (30.6.2021)

Together with professor Isabel David (Universidade de Lisboa) we organized and moderated a webinar at the end of Portugal’s EU Presidency with a special focus on what these six months meant for Turkey and the East-Med. What were the major challenges and developments during these six months? Besides this evaluation of the presidency and its Read More …

Greece and Turkey as close and distant neighbors (DuvarEnglish, 15.6.21)

DuvarEnglish article on Greeks and Turks … Abstract: What do Greeks and Turks think about one another? A survey conducted in both countries reveals widespread agreement, e.g. that the EU is unfair and that the East-Med is a major confrontational issue, however, the citizens from both countries largely do not feel that their cultures are Read More …

18 Nov. Webinar – Turkish-French Relations

Online public discussion: “French-Turkish Relations: Strategic Tensions – Escalation on Islam: What Next?” You can watch the webinar in full length on Eliamep’s youtube channel: Speakers: Samim Akgönül, Professor, Strasbourg University; Researcher, French National Center for Scientific Research, (CNRS) Zana Çıtak, Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Güney Yıldız, IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow Read More …