Roundtable “Contemporary Relations between Turkey and the EU”

Date of publication: February 1, 2020

Prague Centre for Middle East Relations (PCMR) of CEVRO Institute organized a roundtable “Contemporary Relations between Turkey and the EU” with prof. Erhan Doğan from the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Marmara University, Istanbul. The event was held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at CEVRO Institute (Jungmannova 28/17, Praha 110 00).

The event covered recent developments regarding the state of relations between Turkey and the European Union and the wider context recent shifts in Turkish foreign policies.

The event was held under the Chatham House Rules.

The roundtable was moderated by Tomáš Kaválek, Director of PCMR.

Prof. Dr. Erhan Doğan, is a researcher and lecturer at Marmara University‘s Department of Political Science and International Relations since 2003. He teaches Comparative Politics, Comparative Government, European Union, Turkey-EU Relations and Civil Society courses.  Dr. Doğan’s research activities are basically focused on the impacts of Turkey-EU interaction and its impacts over Turkish politics. The impacts of the EU travel visas over Turkish citizens’ political and travel behaviours are a research question that Dr. Doğan had conducted research on. Dr. Doğan also research on the increasing Civil Society/NGO involvement to Turkish Foreign policy which is a by-product of Turkey-EU engagement and developing capabilities and might of Turkey’s commercial and industrialist bourgeoisie and identity based social and political groups. Dr. Doğan, had been at Ohio State University, USA (1999-2000) and the Free University of Brussels-ULB, Belgium (2000) as a Ph.D. level visiting researcher, and Dublin City University, Ireland (2008-2009), Higher School of Economics, Moscow (2013), Jawaharlal Nehru University (2014), India as a post-doctoral  researcher.