Hazal Duran

Hazal Duran

Hazal Duran conducted her B.A in the fields of Turkish Language and Literature and International Relations at the TOBB University of Economics and Technology in 2012. She completed her M.A in Modern Turkish Studies at Istanbul Sehir University. While continuing her doctoral studies at Bilkent University, she is currently serving as a Researcher at the SETA Ankara Directorate of Political Studies.
Pre-Electoral Alliances in Presidential Systems

Pre-Electoral Alliances in Presidential Systems

April 2, 2018
If a party fails to convince its voters that it has achieved necessary gains from an alliance, the party may be negatively affected. For this reason, political parties pay close attention to their achievements and contributions when forming an alliance and observe whether there is any deviance is the balance of power between the two parties.
The Identity Crisis of the Iyi Party

The Identity Crisis of the Iyi Party

March 26, 2018
Reducing the Iyi party's ideological baggage to such an extent that can lead to the creation of further conflict zones could result to a “split within a split” during the 2019 elections.
What Will Pre-Electoral Alliances Bring to the Turkish Political System

What Will Pre-Electoral Alliances Bring to the Turkish Political System?

March 20, 2018
By increasing voter turnout, the pre-electoral alliances invalidate the principle of “If you don’t vote, you don’t count.”
Failed Coups and Their Aftermaths European Examples

Failed Coups and Their Aftermaths: European Examples

August 25, 2016
Spain and Greece followed the same path in the transition to democracy after a failed coup. The EU made some concessions to promote their memberships. However, when it comes to Turkey, the EU seems not to take any responsible steps.