2009-2015

PhD, Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Leiden University, The Netherlands

  • Date of defense: February 3, 2015
  • Thesis title: From Socialism via Anti-Imperialism to Nationalism. EDA – TİP: Socialist Contest over Cyprus

Supervisors:

Prof. dr. Erik Jan Zürcher (primary), Leiden University, Leiden

Prof. dr. Athanasia Anagnostopoulou (diss. reader), Panteion University, Athens

 

2007-2009

MPhil, Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Leiden University, The Netherlands (advanced to PhD)

  • Thesis: The Turkish Left and Cyprus, 1961-1971

 

2003-2004

M.A., Middle Eastern Studies Department, University of Manchester, Manchester, Great Britain

  • Thesis: Some Greek Views on Turkey, 1919 – 1922

 

1999-2003

B.A., Turkish and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

  • Thesis: Constitutional Development in Turkey, 1876 – 2000

 

Additional short courses

March 2012

  • Educational seminar relating with the State Foreign Languages Examinations (Turkish), Levels B (B1 & B2), Thessaloniki, Greek Ministry of Education with the collaboration of the University of Athens, 4 March 2012

2009 – 2010

  • ERASMUS Program (research), The Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey

 2006 – 2007

  • Turkish language diploma (level B2), Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

 2006 – 2007

  • Preparation courses for the Greek National Exams in the field of Turkish Studies. 

 2005 – 2006

  • Turkish lessons, Institute for Balkan Studies, Thessaloniki, Greece