Kerim Balci is a Turkish writer, journalist and academic. He is recently the editor in chief of Turkish Review, a bimonthly journal. Balci was a frequent columnist in Today’s Zaman and Zaman dailies before they were closed down by the Turkish government.
Balci is currently a PhD candidate at the Durham University of the UK on linguistic philosophy.
He regularly contributes to Turkey Institute.
Professor Ihsan Yilmaz has presented (via Skype) a co-authored paper at a roundtable discussion organised by The Turkey Institute (London) on “Attempts to legitimise... Read More
The results of the rerun of the Istanbul mayoral vote surpassed the expectations of the most opposition friendly forecasts. Almost all of the public... Read More
The reluctance of the AKP politicians in relinquishing the municipalities they have lost in last week’s local election is another way of telling the... Read More
When Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) decided to go for a snap election, its main fear was an emerging public tendency to vote... Read More
Turkish citizens voted in a national referendum in April 2017 to change their system of governance into an executive presidential one, effectively ending the... Read More
When Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak flew to Taba to seal a final and everlasting deal with the Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, Israel’s experienced... Read More
A Week of Turkey with Kerim Balci – 26 February 2018
A Week of Turkey with Kerim Balci – 12 February 2018
According to numbers from the Turkish Army General Staff, 8,651 military personnel took part in the July 15, 2016 coup attempt. According to Turkey’s... Read More
Talk on Turkey with Kerim Balci: Presidential Referendum