Ravale Mohydin

Ravale Mohydin is a researcher at TRT World Research Centre. With graduate degrees from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania, her research interests include the political economy of media, strategic communications, public diplomacy, political effects of entertainment media, conflict media coverage as well as South Asian politics and society.
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The Lasting Appeal of Turkish Entertainment

Outlining regional challenges to Turkish entertainment as a modality of Turkish soft power, this policy outlook examines how and why Turkish soft power is...

The Global Appeal of Turkish Drama Series: A Case Study in Pakistan

This study attempts to establish a relationship between Turkish soap operas that have proven to be very popular internationally and foreign audiences’ intent to...

Managing the Pandemic: Turkey’s Multi-Pronged Response to Covid-19

This Policy Outlook examines various facets of Turkey’s response to the pandemic, including: mitigation efforts, economic stimulus and the resiliency of the country’s national...

Double trouble in India: Religious bigotry coupled with coronavirus

Perhaps it is easier to blame and vilify a minority for the Indian government’s failures.As Italian philosopher, Giacomo Leopardi once observed, “no human trait...

Indefinite lockdown

Besides the severe societal-level anxiety and depression Kashmiris are bound to experience during this lonely time, there are multiple ways in which this lockdown...

The Coronavirus Pandemic in South Asia: Challenges and Responses

This policy outlook focuses on the impact of the disease in South Asia, providing regional statistics, delineating shared challenges, country-specific conce​rns and vulnerabilities as...

Reporting Covid-19

Effective media reporting can serve the purpose of being a trustworthy source of reliable guidance related to health and safety as Covid-19, having been...

Humanitarian Tragedy in Idlib and the EU’s Failed Responsibilities

This info-pack discusses the ongoing refugee crisis unfolding in Idlib, deemed as a ‘crisis on a monumental scale’ by the United Nations.This info-pack discusses...

Dignity without Borders

This report focuses on refugees fleeing war and destruction, often leaving with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Refugees flee their home countries...

Humanitarian Tragedy in Idlib and the EU’s Failed Responsibilities

This info-pack discusses the ongoing refugee crisis unfolding in Idlib, deemed as a ‘crisis on a monumental scale’ by the United Nations.This info-pack discusses...

Beyond fault lines: President Erdogan in Pakistan

Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Pakistan comes at a testing time for both countries and speaks to the durable nature of the relationship.Turkish-Pakistani ties...

2020: The Year Ahead

The Year Ahead focuses on twelve key events and flashpoints across the globe to watch out for as the year unfolds.2020: The Year Ahead...

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