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Department of Development Studies

Dr Veli Yadirgi

BA MSc (London) PhD (London)

Overview

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Department of Development Studies

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Centre for Ottoman Studies

Associate Member

Neoliberalism, Globalisation, and States

Research Cluster Member

Name:
Dr Veli Yadirgi
Email address:
Thesis title:
The Political Economy of the Kurdish Question in Turkey
Year of Study:
Year of Entry 2008 (Part Time)

Biography

Veli holds a B.A. in Philosophy (King’s College, London), an MSc. in Global Politics (LSE), and a PhD (SOAS), and has worked as a political correspondent and editor in different media companies in Europe.  

During 2010-13, he was a Teaching Fellow on the following postgraduate programmes:
-Globalisation and Development
-Problems of Development in the Middle East and North Africa

PhD Research

His expertise and research interests include: Political, Economic and Social History of Turkey and the Middle East with special reference to the Kurdish Question in Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria; Politics and Development Economics of the Countries of the Middle East; Social Change and Social Theory.