Turkish Diaspora Policy, Turkish Refugee Policy, Turkish Domestic Politics, Migration, Nation- and State-Building
02/2019 - 10/2019 Einstein Fellow at Humboldt University of Berlin
08/2017 - 12/2018 IPC-Stiftung Mercator Fellow at SWP
10/2015 - 07/2017 Early Career Fellow (Human Rights, Constitutional Politics and Religious Diversity), Lichtenberg Kolleg, University of Göttingen
08/2013 - 08/2015 Provost’s Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Sociology, University of South Florida
09/2007 - 05/2014 PhD (Sociology), Department of Sociology, Brown University
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.
An Overview of Institutions and Politics
Ankara’s harsh response to the protests at Boğaziçi University belie the vulnerabilities of the AKP/MHP coalition. Sinem Adar argues that Europe should not turn a blind eye to the repression of dissent.
Militarization of Foreign Policy and Power Rivalry
The spat between Erdoğan and Macron over Islam is driven by broader issues. Ankara is pushing back against French efforts to curb its influence over the Turkish diaspora and seeking leadership in the Sunni world. Sinem Adar argues that Europe’s leaders should act prudently.
Turkish prosecutors issued an arrest warrant Thursday for exiled mobster Sedat Peker, whose video exposes have implicated high-level officials and left ruling party insiders struggling to respond.
Το μήνυμα των απoστράτων και η στοχοποίησή τους από τον τούρκο πρόεδρο – Η κατασκευή του φαραωνικού Kanal Istanbul, τα προβλήματα που θα μπορούσε να δημιουργήσει στη Συνθήκη του 1936 και η διείσδυση του Ισλάμ στους στρατώνες
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