Dr Marc Herzog
Marc Herzog is the Assistant Director of the British Institute at Ankara since 2011. He is the co-editor of the forthcoming 'Turkey and the Politics of National Identity' by IB Tauris which will appear in 2013. He is a regular commentator on Turkey and his research interests comprise Turkish party politics, Turkish domestic politics, Turkish foreign policy, Islamist politics, democratization studies, party system studies and Middle Eastern politics and international affairs. His PhD Thesis, completed at the University of Exeter in 2011, focused on the impact of the emergence of Muslim Democrat parties on processes of party system institutionalization in Turkey. He also holds 2 master degrees in political science and international relations from the University of Edinburgh as well as an undergraduate degree in Journalism studies from Napier University. His writing reflects his own views and not that of any other organisation.
Marc's contributions to the FPC blog include: The relevance of the 'bread riots' thesis for the Arab 1989 and Friends no more? The consequences of Israel's disastrous act of high-seas piracy for Turkish-Israeli relations.
- The shape of things to come in Turkish politics
- FPC Briefing: Anitkabir – Battleground over the nation
- FPC Briefing: Weathering the crazy seasons- Turkish foreign policy in the era of political climate change
- FPC Briefing: Analysing Turkey's 2010 constitutional referendum
- FPC Briefing: From foe to friend – The volte-face in Turkish-Russian relations over the last decade
- Turkey's new Foreign Minister