Dr.Begum Burak

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Dr. Begüm Burak is an independent researcher. In 2015, Ms. Burak got her PhD degree. During her occupation as a teaching assistant, she got engaged in short-term academic activities in Italy, United Kingdom, Bosnia and Spain. In 2018, she became one of the founding members of www.ilkmade.com. For her twitter visit: @begumburak1984

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Emotions and the Outlook for Turkish Politics

Economic well-being and social prosperity of the citizens are among the significant factors that determine electoral behavior. Everyone wants to lead a life in...

Kavala Case as a Cause for Dıplomatıc Crısıs

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s recent statement about the Osman Kavala declaration of the envoys of 10 countries has been dominating both domestic and...

Turkish Economy as the Reset Button of Turkish Politics

Democracy has a robust relationship with economic growth.  Barrington Moore can be seen as one of the leading scholars focusing on the relationship between...

Arguing Over Petty Things: Turkish Pop or Poop Art?

Talking about the relationship between art and politics corresponds to an intellectually provocative action for the vast majority. When we view history, we can...

15 July Coup Attempt and the Legendary Story of Turkish Democracy

The history of modern Turkey can be summarized as the history of military interventions. In the late Ottoman times, the army was the first...

2021 Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

Each year, the Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy assembles hundreds of courageous dissidents and human rights activists, diplomats, journalists and student leaders...

Rethinking the myth of “Clean politics”

The concept of politics has its roots in the name of Aristotle's classic work, Politiká, which introduced the Greek term politiká (meaning ‘affairs of...

Deaths from Coronavirus and Depression

The first case of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic in Turkey was seen in Istanbul and was shared with the public with the statement of...

Women’s Rights as Human Rights

Turkey’s human rights record has been on decline in recent years. Women’s rights issue is at the heart of this debate. President Recep Tayyip...

Notes on Turkish Politics (5): The Need for a Vibrant Civil Society

This is the last piece of my “Turkish politics” article series. In this piece, I will try to address the role of civil society...

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Deconstructing Reductionism: A Critique of Agenagn Kebede’s “Ethiopianism in Flux”

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Challenges of Reforming the African National Congress in South Africa

Can the African National Congress (ANC) be reformed and...

Enforcing Humanity: The Struggle to Uphold International Law in Conflict

International Humanitarian Law or IHL is a treaty that...
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