Turan Gafarli

Turan Gafarli is a Deputy Researcher at TRT World Research Centre. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Politics from Queen Mary University of London and a Master of Arts in Transnational Studies from University College London where he submitted the thesis `Nation-State in the Age of Globalization: Turkey’s Contemporary Path 1996-2016`. Turan worked as a researcher for Lord German, Treasurer of the Liberal Democrat Party, in the House of Lords whilst also interning at the Turkic Council, the Council of Europe and the United Nations Office in Geneva. His research interests include Eurasia and Transcaucasia, Turkic World, globalization and the nation state debate. He also contributed to the book entitled 'Azerbaijan and the United Kingdom – 100 Years of Partnership (2019)'. Turan is also a member of Chatham House Royal Institute of International Affairs.
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Golden hour of Ukrainian democracy: Rise of ‘people’s servant’

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Can a comedian in Ukraine become a ‘servant of the people’?

Volodomyr Zelensky might be a comedian but the first round of voting has shown that his candidacy is no joke.Ukraine went to vote on...

2019 Ukrainian Presidential Election

This info pack provides essential facts on Ukraine’s 2019 presidential elections, major issues determining voter decisions and the leading candidates.On March 31, 2019, Ukraine...

Paris Peace Conference 1919: The 100 Years’ Crisis in post-Ottoman lands

E.H. Carr titled his book after the interwar period he coined as The Twenty Years' Crisis:1919-1939 because of post-World War I developments. At present...

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