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About Caglar Ezikoglu

Cağlar Ezikoğlu is a PhD Candidate in the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University. He completed his MA degree in European Politics at the University of Sussex. He is working as a teaching assistant at Aberystwyth and is also a Commissioning Editor at E-IR.

Articles by Caglar Ezikoglu

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Julian Richards

Julian Richards is managing editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Erdogan’s mastery of polarization

The Turkish President’s populist leadership draws on the perennially useful Black Turks-White Turks dichotomy.

From Ancient Rome to Ankara: Erdogan’s misogyny

The rise of misogyny in Turkey under Erdogan’s leadership cannot be confined to any incompatability between Islam and women's rights. It can be seen in misogynistic leaders stretching from ancient Rome to the modern world.

Turkish human rights and EU accession: the Gezi Park protests

What started out as a peaceful protest by environmentalists in Gezi Park in 2013 has engendered only government contempt for the freedoms of speech and assembly. The implications, in relation to Turkey’s chances of accession to the EU, are clear.

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