Toni Alaranta

Senior Research Fellow – The European Union Research Programme
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Academic degree

Doctor of Social Sciences, University of Helsinki, 2012


Turkey’s domestic and foreign policies, especially Turkey’s relations with the EU, USA and Russia; the Kurdish question; Cyprus question; Middle East great power politics; political Islam, political ideologies.    

Recent Publications
2015 National and State Identity in Turkey: The Transformation of the Republic's Status in the International System. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 

2014 Contemporary Kemalism: from universal secular-humanism to extreme Turkish nationalism. London: Routledge.

Finnish, English (working languages), Turkish (passive)