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Turkey-EU Relations in the Light of the 2014 Progress Report: Same Old Song With A Different Meaning Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp
Haber Resim
21/10/2014 "The 2014 Progress Report of the European Commission for Turkey was published in an atmosphere of a new Turkish opening to the European Union (EU). It is worth to have a look at whether there is a sound basis for hope for  a promising new era  in [More]
The Latest Report of the International Crisis Group on the Kurdish Issue Discussed The report assesses the peace process Turkey carries on to solve the Kurdish and PKK issues.
Haber Resim
10/10/2013 ANKARA – TEPAV hosted a meeting to discuss the International Crisis Group (ICG) report titled “Crying ‘Wolf’: Why Turkish Fears Need not Block Kurdish Reform” on Thursday, 10 October 2013. The meeting was moderated by TEPAV EU Institute [More]
Social Media and Politics by American Journalist Cooper: Did Mount Twitter Give Birth to a Mouse? Professor Cooper questioned the quality of the flow of information and the use of social media in journalism.
Haber Resim
04/10/2013 ANKARA – American journalist and Columbia Business School professor Ann Cooper spoke at TEPAV on Friday, 4 October 2013. Cooper addressed the impact of the social media and the Internet on politics in terms of the changes in the practices of jo [More]
Timur Kuran: “The Tradition of Islamic Waqfs Had a Role in the Underdevelopment of the Middle East” The memorial lecture of this year’s Merih Celasun Memorial Day event was given by Prof. Timur Kuran.
Haber Resim
27/05/2013 ANKARA – The third Memorial Day TEPAV in honor of Professor Merih Celasun was held on Monday, 27 May 2013. This year’s memorial lecture was delivered by a renowned academic, Professor Timur Kuran, who delivered a presentation titled “Institut [More]
Why is Turkey an Odd Country? | Esen Çağlar It is odd to invest in real estate and apartment blocks instead of in education.
Haber Resim
17/04/2013   "Our country’s agenda gets so odd at times that one inevitably wonders if such things happen in other places as well. Are we one of a kind? Is there any other country that has suffered from terrorism and high inflation for 30 years? Do the [More]
What’s New at the New Turkish Commercial Code? (1st of a 3 Part Series) By Sarp Kalkan, TEPAV Economic Policy Analyst
Haber Resim
04/07/2012   Turkey’s new Commercial Code (TCC) came into force this week. The former Commercial Code (no. 6267) was enacted more than half a century ago, in 1957. Turkey needs this new corporate legal structure in order to catch up with global trends and [More]
Famous Economist Prof. Daron Acemoğlu Underscores the Importance of Politics… Speaking at the 2nd Merih Celasun Memorial Day organized by TEPAV, Acemoğlu stressed that Turkey’s democratization process was slow-paced and full of risks.
Haber Resim
20/06/2012   ANKARA – Daron Acemoğlu, Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and two-time nominee for the Nobel Prize, stated that considering the future of the Turkish economy, how political risks were managed was of highe [More]
TEPAV’s Agenda: “Arab Democratic Wave” One Year After… Assessing the grassroots movements in the North African and Arab countries, Alvaro de Vasconcelos, Director of European Union Institute for Security Studies, associates the democracy in the Middle East with Turkey’s EU membership.
Haber Resim
30/01/2012   ANKARA – With a meeting held at TEPAV, successive grassroots movements in North African and Arab countries which started one year ago were addressed. The meeting hosted as a keynote speaker Alvaro de Vasconcelos, Director of European Union In [More]
South Asia in a Transforming World: The Bangladesh Case With a meeting at TEPAV, world's transformation with South Asia as a case study with the participation of His Excellency Mohammed Mirajul Quayes, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh.
Haber Resim
25/04/2011 ANKARA - TEPAV opened to discussion the circumstances for the South Asia in a transforming world in a meeting with His Excellency Mohammed Mirajul Quayes, Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh. Delivering a speech at TEPAV on Monday, April 25, 2011, Moh [More]