Turkey, Southern Europe, EU enlargement policy, EU institutions, European Union, Principles of European integration, Political system of the European Union, EU foreign policy, Transatlantic relations
Since 01/2017 Analyst, European Affairs, Elcano Royal Institute, Madrid
Since 01/2017 Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Carlos III University of Madrid
11/2015 – 11/2016 Mercator – IPC Fellow, Istanbul Policy Center
10/2011 – 11/2016, PhD in Political Science, Autonomous University of Madrid
09/2008 - 10/2010 European Affairs Analyst, Economic Development Foundation (IKV), Istanbul and Brussels
As economic woes edge Ankara towards dialogue, the European Union has a long list of geopolitical issues to discuss. Ilke Toygür argues that questions of democracy must not be forgotten.
Militarization of Foreign Policy and Power Rivalry
After a rough period, Ankara is making overtures to Brussels. Ilke Toygür discusses the prospects, the need for the EU to clarify its own position, and the implications of the election of Joe Biden.
This paper analyses the bilateral relationship between Turkey and Spain, with a specific focus on the current state of economic relations. It aims to examine the Spanish position on the modernisation of the Customs Union (CU) agreement with Turkey.
Ilke Toygür of the Centre for Applied Turkey Studies tells Brent Goff that she believes the Ankara talks are an indication that the EU is moving away from the idea of Turkey joining the EU.
Turkish foreign policy has changed considerably in recent years and has become increasingly aggressive. Esme Nicholson talks with Sinem Adar and Hürcan Aslı Aksoy on how domestic political dynamics shape Ankara’s foreign relations with Europe.
SWP Podcast 2021/eP 06, 29.04.2021
Following the European Council meeting last week which suggests a dual approach for Turkey-EU relations, William Noah Glucroft talks to Günter Seufert and Ilke Toygür about the most important issues that are confronting the EU-Turkey relations with a special focus on the next steps.
SWP Podcast 2021/eP 05, 01.04.2021