In this article from the December 2014 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the return of Ottoman Turkish to Turkish schools, as well as the campaign by the Turkish President, Reccip Tayyip Erdoğan, against his political rivals in the media.
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In this article from the November 2014 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak analyzes the reaction in Turkish social media to current regional developments, including the fight between Kurdish forces and the Islamic State in Kobani.
In this article from the September issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses the Turkish social media's response to the election of Reccip Tayyip Erdoğan to the Turkish presidency.
MDC Junior Research Fellow Duygu Atlas discusses the Alevis, Turkey's largest religious minority, and their tense relations with the state.
MDC Junior Research Fellow Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak discusses Recep Tayipp Erdogan, who remains the ultimate decision maker in Turkey, despite the various challenges to his legitimacy.
MDC Visiting Scholar Ahmet K. Han discusses the potential outcomes in the upcoming elections in Turkey.
Junior Research Fellow Duygu Atlas discusses the Turkish People's Democracy Party (HDP), an opposition party attempting to present a credible alternative to the AKP.
Senior Research Fellow Prof. Ofra Bengio examines the shifting relations between Turkey and the Kurds.
Junior Researcher Hay Eytan Cohen Yanarocak examines the effect of social media on Turkey's political upheaval.