Sezen Yaras is a PhD candidate at the department of Political Science and Public Administration, Bilkent University. She was previously a Fulbright scholar at the University of Chicago. Her research interests include regional and local governance, gender and national identity. She is currently based in Ankara.
Published in: HomePositive discrimination a la Erdoğan and its political background
Erdogan’s controversial comments calling gender equality into question come at a time when women’s issues have...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Turkish paternalism in Northern Cyprus
Turkey's relationship with Northern Cyprus is akin to a controlling father disciplining its errant son, and this has...
Published in: HomeA one sided affair: how Erdoğan was able to mobilize the female vote
Within the AKP there is not much room for Turkish women seeking political agency beyond the discourse of victimhood.