Fethi Acikel is Professor of Political Science at the University of Ankara. As a faculty member his contribution to TTC will focus on the crisis of Political Islam and Turkish Politics.


Eren Buğlalılar is pursuing a PhD at the Political Science Department of Ankara University. In his PhD thesis, he studies the Marxist-Leninist movements after the 1980 military coup in Turkey.

Dinçer Demirkent works at Faculty of Political Science at Ankara University as a research assistant. He is also a member of the editorial team of BirGun Kitap, a book review magazine, and an addendum of the dissident daily newspaper BirGün.

Meltem Keskin is a graduate student at Ankara University in the Department of Global and Regional Studies. His research focuses on intercultural dialogue and democracy.

Erdi Ozturk