European Affairs

2024-2025                Senior Researcher in the Horizon Europe project RECLAIM - Reclaiming Liberal                                       Democracy in the Postfactual Age as part of the Institute of International Affairs at                                           the University of Iceland. The specific focus is to study the impact of post-truth                                               politics on discourses and narratives on borders and identities. 

2017-2019                 Postdoctoral researcher in the Horizon 2020 project EU-STRAT - The EU and Eastern                                        Partnership Countries: An Inside-Out Analysis and Strategic Assessment at the                                                  University of St Gallen's Center for Governance and Culture in Europe. The focus is on                                        Turkey's foreign policy towards the South Caucasus, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. 

2017-2018                 Participant in the Global Relations Forum's Young Academics Programme.

                                     Research project: "New Europe and New Turkey"

                                                                         Analysis Paper: Scenarios for the EU's Future and Their Implications for Turkey

2009-2010                 Project manager of ‘The European Social Model After the Crisis’,

                                     an international workshop series with stakeholders across Europe,

                                     conducted by Das Progressive Zentrum for the Federal Foreign Office, Berlin 

2009                            Project manager of 'Communication in Times of Crisis',

                                     an analysis of the political fallout from the European financial crisis,

                                     Das Progressive Zentrum & Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin