Kerim Balci

Editor of Turkish Review & Turkey Institute - Project Coordinator

Biography

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.

Activities

What if Turkey’s snap election results in a split government and parliament?

Commentary
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

A preliminary note on the candidates of the Justice and Development Party for the June 24 election

Commentary
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

The Centrality of Jerusalem and the End of Two State Solution

Commentary
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

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A Week of Turkey with Kerim Balci – 26 February 2018

A Week of Turkey with Kerim Balci – 12 February 2018

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A Week of Turkey with Kerim Balci – 12 February 2018

A year after Turkey’s coup: further away from democracy and rule of law

Commentary
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

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Talk on Turkey with Kerim Balci: Presidential Referendum

Turkey’s Relations with the West: The Trajectory after Davutoglu

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Turkey Institute is pleased to invite you to a very timely panel discussion on Turkey’s relations with the West. Guest speakers, Mr Bill Park,...   Read More

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