Dr. Tuba Eldem is a post-doctoral fellow at the Research College of the Transformative Power of Europe, Freie Universität, Berlin. She holds a Ph.D in political science from the University of Toronto. She has contributed to academic journals, such as Turkish Policy Quarterly, and newspapers, including Hurriyet Daily News and Today’s Zaman.
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