Turkey’s relationship with African countries were evaluated on “Turkey-Africa Relations: New Strategies and Current Threats” panel organized by the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and the Middle East and Africa Studies Application & Research Center (ORDAM).
Moderated by Assist. Prof. Abdurrahim Sıradağ, Faculty Member at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, the panel hosted two important academics in the field; Assoc. Prof. Elem Eyrica Tepeciklioğlu, senior research fellow at the International Law Implementation and Research Center at Yaşar University, and Dr. Frederico Donelli, a postdoc research fellow in International Relations at the University of Genoa.
The panel was launched by the keynote remarks of Dr. Sıradağ. Following his speech, our first panelist Dr. Tepeciklioğlu touched upon the changing dynamics in the Turkish-African Relations, Turkey’s policies in Africa, and its increasing influence in the region. Following the analysis of Dr. Tepeciklioğlu, Dr. Donelli held the floor. During his session, he discussed how European and U.S. decision-makers and media channels perceived the moves of Turkey in Africa.
Youtube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ij0s5Gr9cfI&t=1s