Mustafa CirakliPhD student
Mustafa is a doctoral researcher at Lancaster University. His research examines the representation of "Turkish settlers" within public and political discourses in northern Cyprus.
His current research interests include contemporary history and politics of Cyprus, nationalism, identity, ethnic/ethno-political conflicts, immigration and discourse theory.
POLI100: Understanding Politics and Governance
Areas of Interest
- Identity and Belonging
- Discourse Theory
- Nationalism and post-conflict
- European Politics (All)
Cirakli, M.(2015), Turkish-Cypriot political parties and the 'immigration-settlement' debate in northern Cyprus, ASEN Annual Conference, LSE:London
Cirakli, M. (2014), Transforming identities on the 'margins'? The EU and collective identity in northern Cyprus', in Politics without Borders Conference, University of Nottingham, June 2014
Cirakli, M. (2014), Identity, Immigration and Citizenship in northern Cyprus, Lancaster Universtiy Postgraduate Conference, Lancaster, March 2014
Cirakli,M. and Ersozer, F.(2015), "Peace prospects for Cyprus", Manchester Policy Blogs, available online at http://blog.policy.manchester.ac.uk/posts/2015/06/peace-prospects-for-cyprus/
Cirakli, M.(2014), "EU-NATO Relations:Quo-vadis?", Ideas on Europe, available online at http://mustafacirakli.ideasoneurope.eu/
Cirakli, M.(2014), "Presidential hopeful Verhofstadt shows courage to reinvent the EU", Manchester Policy Blogs, available online at http://blog.policy.manchester.ac.uk/featured/2014/05/presidental-hopeful-verhofstadt-showing-courage-needed-to-reinvent-the-eu/
Interview on Cyprus peace talks, "The Stream", Al Jazeera, June 2015