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Seren Selvin Korkmaz

Seren Selvin Korkmaz is the co-founder and executive director of IstanPol Institute. She is a doctoral researcher at Stockholm University Institute for Turkish Studies and teaches Turkish and Middle Eastern politics. She is a Marshall Memorial Fellow at German Marshall Fund of the U.S. and non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C.

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Articles

The Strategies and Struggles of the Turkish Opposition under Autocratization

Introduction Turkey has undergone a major economic, social, and political transformation during the two decades of Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, AKP) rule. Despite its early democratization efforts during the European Union (EU) accession negotiations and various political and judicial reforms, the AKP has since become the main driver of rising autocratization … Continue reading The Strategies and Struggles of the Turkish Opposition under Autocratization

Turkey’s youth: Hope for re-democratization amid polarization

An estimated six million new voters will take part in the national elections of 2023. Political parties are after them

A Turkish Playbook for Fighting Populism

While President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pursues a fear-based strategy of polarization, Turkey’s opposition parties are maintaining a strong alliance and a positive message. If they win next year’s national elections, democratic forces seeking to unseat populist autocrats elsewhere will certainly register how they did it.

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En Turquie, l’opposition parvient à s’unir face à Erdogan pour la présidentielle de mai

Le leader du Parti républicain du peuple (CHP), Kemal Kiliçdaroglu, a été désigné par une large coalition de six mouvements, de la gauche à la droite nationaliste. Il défiera un dirigeant en place depuis vingt ans, affaibli par le séisme du 6 février. Click here to read the rest of the article.

Gen Z Turks get ready to put ‘unbeatable’ Erdogan out of a job

The president hopes to extend his 20-year rule in May’s elections but young voters angry at his illiberal policies have other ideas Click here to read the rest of the article.

The Strategies and Struggles of the Turkish Opposition under Autocratization

Introduction Turkey has undergone a major economic, social, and political transformation during the two decades of Justice and Development Party (Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi, AKP) rule. Despite its early democratization efforts during the European Union (EU) accession negotiations and various political and judicial reforms, the AKP has since become the main driver of rising autocratization … Continue reading The Strategies and Struggles of the Turkish Opposition under Autocratization