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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Greece and the Refugee Crisis

This policy outlook looks at the political and media hostility faced by refugees, the impact of the new Greek asylum law on refugees both...

Latent soft power

While power is the capacity to direct the behaviour of others through any means necessary, ‘soft power’, a term first coined by Joseph Nye...

The rise and decay of India’s soft power

India has managed to build a powerful, culturally acceptable, image abroad over the last half-century. Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi inadvertently tearing that down?An...

Boomerang effect

Control over narratives is paramount in perception management as it has a powerful effect on the imagination. However, this can sometimes backfire.In the early...

Foreign Policy and the News Coverage of the Kashmir Dispute

Examining the international coverage of the Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtXYm91Y77g

TRT World Forum 2018 Book

The TRT World Forum 2018, a two-day summit organised by the TRT World Research Centre, brought together a wide array of distinguished academics, journalists,...

The economic benefits of having an inclusive refugee policy

Turkey hosts the highest number of refugees globally. While various economic sectors and cities prosper through the workforce of asylum seekers, some local mayors...

Tying Up Loose Ends: The Afghan Peace Process and the Case of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

The publication highlights the importance of the Afghan Peace Process along with how the Pakistani government could leverage their facilitation of successful US-Taliban talks...

Politicking at the Expense of Syrian Refugees

The Policy Outlook aims to underscore the following message: If the newly appointed local governments led by the CHP continue to view Syrian refugees...

An alliance forged in steel

In the coming years, Turkey and Pakistan are more likely to experience greater cooperation in all areas as they enhance their positions in an...

How Indian media took a positive India-Pakistan moment and flipped it

Could the opening of the Kartarpur Crossing, to facilitate the Sikh community on both sides of the Pakistan-India border, be a step towards talks...

2019: The Year Ahead

This report provides a look ahead at 2019, focusing on what TRT World Research Centre researchers believe will be some of the most significant...

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