The rising tide of populism and its impact on the preservation or dissolution of democratic values and institutions have become one of the most pressing issues globally. The study of liberal democracy and human rights in Turkey, a critical geopolitical actor, provides significant insights into understanding the issue. Even though Turkey is characterized by a particular set of historical, institutional, and political traditions, as well as economic dynamics, its move towards a more authoritarian political culture cannot be understood outside this global trend of rising populism. Freedom of speech, the refugee crisis, human rights, peace and security, democratic processes, and gender are critical areas of inquiry for the Istanbul Center.
A discussion on how electoral outcomes in both countries could shape the bilateral relations and foreign policies.
Istanbul-based journalists engaged in a thought-provoking conversation about Turkey's eventful year of 2023.
Soli Özel presents a picture of Turkey's current political topography just before the elections on May 14.
Muhiddin's contributions serve as an inspiration for the work being done by Columbia and its partners to advance gender equality.
The book details stories of police brutality and corruption sure to echo in the hearts and minds of people in communities around the world.
The "Youth-led Advocacy Initiative for Global Citizenship, Responsibility, and Cooperation" project kicked off with two events in Istanbul.
The Center hosted a hybrid event on forced migration and possible innovative solutions in social inclusion on July 7 with Professor E.
The purpose of the workshop was twofold: to increase the capacity of young researchers on migration and health research and to establish a communic
This series, with Undergraduate Global Education, addressed several of issues facing Afghanistan.
Emeritus professor Deniz Kandiyoti has been researching and teaching gender and development studies for over 50 years, as well as working with