Commentary
Responding to Religious Claims in a Secular Democracy: The Turkish Case

Özlem Uluç

This article examines state responses to claims made by religious groups, unorthodox communities...

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Commentary
When Foreign Policy Matters: The Gülen Movement’s Fight with the AK Party over Iran

Ali Balcı

It is widely accepted that identities are stable and they are one of the main motivations for alliance formations...

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Commentary
War Crimes and
Crimes Against Humanity in
Syria

Yavuz Güçtürk

This article evaluates the civil war in Syria from a human rights perspective from March 2011 until...

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Article
Religion and Religious Communities in the EU Legal System

Silvio Ferrari

This article considers the different components of the “acquis communautaire” in the matter of religion.

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Article
Religion and Law
in the
Netherlands

Sophie van Bijsterveld

Religion remains an influential force in our time despite the prophesy of secularization theory which argued that religion will fade away.

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Article
Turkey’s Stance towards the Main Developments in the South Caucasus

Ali Alipour

This article aims to elaborate on Turkey’s stance towards the main developments in the South Caucasus after...

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EVENT
The AK Party’s Last Decade in the Areas of Economy, Society and Politics

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2013

Organized by the Insight Turkey, a peer-reviewed quarterly in English published by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), the panel entitled “The AK Party’s Last Decade in the Areas of Economy, Society and Politics” was held in SETA, Ankara...

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EVENT
“The New Geopolitics of North Africa: Turkey and Libya”

SUNDAY, APRIL 07, 2013

On April 7, a panel titled “The new geopolitics of Turkey and Libya” was organized by Insight Turkey in Tripoli, Libya. Deputy Prime Minister Beşir Atalay and President Muhammad Yusuf Al-Magarif of the General National Congress of Libya delivered speeches at the panel in which ‘political and social transformation’ ...

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EVENT
'Future of Democracy in Turkey: Elections, Politics and Foreign Policy'

TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014

Organized by the Insight Turkey, a peer-reviewed quarterly in English published by the Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research (SETA), the panel entitled “Insight Turkey 4th Annual Conference: 'Future of Democracy in Turkey: Elections, Politics and Foreign Policy'” was held in Washington DC.

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