The Centre for Applied Turkey Studies (CATS) analyses political and social developments in Turkey and relations between Turkey and Europe.

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Researchers

Dr. Hürcan Aslı Aksoy

Dr. Hürcan Aslı Aksoy
Deputy Head of CATS

huercan.asli.aksoy(at)swp-berlin.org


    Turkish Foreign Policy in the Region, Turkey in the Middle East, Domestic Politics, Gender Politics, Civil Society


Dr. Sinem Adar

Dr. Sinem Adar
Associate

sinem.adar(at)swp-berlin.org


    Turkish Diaspora Policy, Turkish Refugee Policy, Turkish Domestic Politics, Migration, Nation- and State-Building


Dr. Salim Çevik

Dr. Salim Çevik
Associate

salim.cevik(at)swp-berlin.org


    State and Religion, Islamist Movement, Political Islam, Domestic Politics, Populism, Nationalism, Turkey in the Middle East


Dr. Daria Isachenko

Dr. Daria Isachenko
Associate

daria.isachenko(at)swp-berlin.org


    Turkey-Russia Relations, Turkey and regional cooperation and alliances in Eurasia, Regional and interstate conflicts, Statebuilding


 

Fellows

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Dr. Bezen Coşkun
CATS Fellow

bezen.coskun(at)swp-berlin.org


    Turkish foreign policy, Turkish migration and refugee policies, Middle East Conflict (War in Syria, Israel, Palestine Conflict), Arab Spring, migration, Human security, Gender and Foreign Policy, non-governmental organizations


Suat Kınıklıoğlu

Suat Kınıklıoğlu
CATS Fellow


    Turkish foreign and security policy, Turkish domestic policy, Turkey and Russia.


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Nebahat Tanrıverdi Yaşar
IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow

nebahat.yasar(at)swp-berlin.org


    Turkish Foreign Policy, North Africa, Tunisia, Libya, Democratization, Authoritarianism, civil wars, Arab Spring, Regional and interstate conflicts


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Güney Yildiz
IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow

gueney.yildiz(at)swp-berlin.org


    Turkish Domestic and Foreign Policy, Kurdish dynamics in the Middle East, Armed non-state actors, Governance in Syria


 

Project Management

Bettina Emir

Bettina Emir
Project Coordinator

bettina.emir(at)swp-berlin.org



Tannas Michel

Tannas Michel
Project Manager

tannas.michel(at)swp-berlin.org


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Information Services

The Centre for Applied Turkey Studies of SWP coordinates the CATS Network.

Working Paper

Doruk Arbay
The Modernization of the European Union's Customs Union with Turkey

Turkey's Pro-Customs Union Rhetoric and Recent Approach of Turkish Political and Business Decision-Makers


Katarzyna Czupa
Poland and the EU–Turkey Customs Union