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.
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.
Damien McGuinness talks to Alan Makovsky and Ilke Toygür about what a Biden presidency means for EU-Turkey relations. Will it improve that rocky relationship? And what does the US expect from the EU?
Militarization of Foreign Policy and Power Rivalry
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.