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Galip Dalay
Galip Dalay
2021/22 Mercator-IPC Senior Fellow

Galip Dalay has worked in academia and think tanks in different capacities. He was a IPC-Mercator Stiftung Fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), nonresident fellow at the Brookings Doha Centre, visiting scholar at the University of Oxford, and a political researcher at the SETA Foundation in Ankara.

Dalay has served as research director and senior associate at Al Sharq Forum, and CATS fellow at SWP. He previously also served as Richard von Weizsäcker fellow at the Robert Bosch Academy, and visiting fellow at the Institute for Human Science (IWM) in Vienna. He has served on high-level task forces, including task forces organized by the Robert Bosch Academy and the Institute for Human Science.

Dalay’s research focuses on regionalism and regional order in the Middle East, regional security, intellectual and global history of internationalism, Turkish politics, Turkish foreign policy, post-conflict stabilization and peace building, Turkey - West relations, and Turkey - Russia relations.

Dalay has published a large number of commentaries, policy papers, academic articles, and chapters in edited volumes, most recently “Turkish-Russian Relations in Light of Recent Conflicts: Syria, Libya, and Nagorno-Karabakh” (SWP Research Paper); “Turkey, Europe, and the Eastern Mediterranean: Charting a way out of the current deadlock” (Brookings Doha Center Policy Briefing). His work has also appeared in Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, Project Syndicate, Newsweek, Le Monde, Al Jazeera, Open Democracy, Middle East Eye, and The World Politics Review.

Dalay completed his undergraduate in Business Administration at Istanbul University and M.S., European Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in History at Oxford University.

Turkey's Recurring Quest for Security, Status, and Geopolitical Identity

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's article "Turkey’s Recurring Quest for Security, Status, and Geopolitical Identity (Türkiye'nin Tekrarlayan Güvenlik, Statü ve Jeopolitik Kimlik Arayışı)" was published in GMF on April 1, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

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Ukraine's Wider Impact on Turkey's International Future

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's article "Ukraine's Wider Impact on Turkey’s International Future  (Ukrayna'nın Türkiye'nin Uluslararası Geleceği Üzerindeki Genişleyen Etkisi)" was published in Chathamhouse on March 10, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

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Russia's War on Ukraine: The End of the Eurasian Apprehension

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's article "Russia's War on Ukraine: The End of the Eurasian Apprehension (Rusya’nın Ukrayna Savaşı: Avrasyacı Tahayyülün Sonu)" was published in Perspektif on March 5, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

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"Ukraine will not be a victory story for Russia and Russia will become China's 'junior partner'..."

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's interview "Ukraine will not be a victory story for Russia and Russia will become China's 'junior partner'...  (Ukrayna, Rusya için zafer hikâyesi olmayacak ve Rusya Çin’in ‘junior partner’ine dönüşecek…)" was published in Serbestiyet on February 28, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

 

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Ukraine crisis: What is Turkey's stake in Russia-Nato rivalry?

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay and Daria Isachenko's article "Ukraine crisis: What is Turkey's stake in Russia-Nato rivalry?  (Ukrayna krizi: Rusya-NATO rekabetinde Türkiye'nin payı nedir? )" was published in Middle East Eye on February 18, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

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Turkey has to be pro-Ukrainian without being anti-Russia in Ukraine

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's interview "Turkey has to be pro-Ukrainian without being anti-Russia in Ukraine ("Türkiye Ukrayna’da anti-Rusya olmadan pro-Ukrayna olmak zorunda”)" was published in Serbestiyet on January 22, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

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The Logic and Future of Turkey-Russia Relations

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's article "The Logic and Future of Turkey-Russia Relations  (Türkiye-Rusya İlişkilerinin Mantığı ve Geleceği)" was published in Perspektif on January 24, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

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Turkey-UAE Relations: Economic Cooperation against the Backdrop of Geopolitical Incompatibility

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's article "Turkey-UAE Relations: Economic Cooperation against the Backdrop of Geopolitical Incompatibility (Türkiye-BAE İlişkileri: Jeopolitik Uyumsuzluk Zeminine Karşı Ekonomik İşbirliği )" was published in Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik on January 10, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

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Making Sense of the Middle East's ‘Great Reset'

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay and Tarik Yousef's article "Making Sense of the Middle East’s ‘Great Reset’ (Ortadoğu'nun 'Büyük Sıfırlama'sını Anlamak)" was published in The National Interest on January 9, 2022. Please click here to read the article.

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Turkey's Geopolitical and Ideological Eurasianism

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's article "Turkey's Geopolitical and Ideological Eurasianism (Türkiye’nin Jeopolitik ve İdeolojik Avrasyacılığı’)" was published in Perspektif on December 21, 2021. Please click here to read the article.

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The 'New Era' of the Middle East

Senior Researcher Galip Dalay's article "The 'New Era' of the Middle East (Ortadoğu’nun ‘Yeni Dönemi’)" was published in Perspektif on December 6, 2021. Please click here to read the article.

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Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye) 7

The Initiative and Ankara Institute Turkey initiated a new research and webinar series titled "Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye)" to understand the social, political, and economic dynamics of the transformation process that Turkey experiences closely and evaluate the interactions of social, political, and economic dynamics with national, regional, and global developments. The seventh webinar was held with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Hatem Ete and Fuat Keyman on April 5.

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Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye) 6

The Initiative and Ankara Institute Turkey initiated a new research and webinar series titled "Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye)" to understand the social, political, and economic dynamics of the transformation process that Turkey experiences closely and evaluate the interactions of social, political, and economic dynamics with national, regional, and global developments. The sixth webinar was held with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Hatem Ete and Fuat Keyman on March 1.

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Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye) 5

The Initiative and Ankara Institute Turkey initiated a new research and webinar series titled "Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye)" to understand the social, political, and economic dynamics of the transformation process that Turkey experiences closely and evaluate the interactions of social, political, and economic dynamics with national, regional, and global developments. The fifth webinar was held with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Hatem Ete and Fuat Keyman on February 1.

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Salgın ve Toplum - "Ukrayna-Rusya Krizi ve Türk Dış Politikası"

IPC organized the webinar Salgın ve Toplum - "Ukrayna-Rusya Krizi ve Türk Dış Politikası" with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Evren Balta, Galip Dalay and Fuat Keyman on January 11.

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"Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?" with Galip Dalay and Hatem Ete

Galip Dalay and Hatem Ete were hosted by Pelin Oğuz at the 86th episode of “Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” program titled "2021 Türkiye'si ve 2022'den Beklentiler" organized by the IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative in cooperation with Medyascope.

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Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye) 4

The Initiative and Ankara Institute Turkey initiated a new research and webinar series titled "Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye)" to understand the social, political, and economic dynamics of the transformation process that Turkey experiences closely and evaluate the interactions of social, political, and economic dynamics with national, regional, and global developments. The fourth webinar was held with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Hatem Ete and Fuat Keyman on January 4.

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Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye) 3

The Initiative and Ankara Institute Turkey initiated a new research and webinar series titled "Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye)" to understand the social, political, and economic dynamics of the transformation process that Turkey experiences closely and evaluate the interactions of social, political, and economic dynamics with national, regional, and global developments. The third webinar was held with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Hatem Ete and Fuat Keyman on December 7.

Please click here to watch the event.

Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye) 2

The Initiative and Ankara Institute Turkey initiated a new research and webinar series titled "Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye)" to understand the social, political, and economic dynamics of the transformation process that Turkey experiences closely and evaluate the interactions of social, political, and economic dynamics with national, regional, and global developments. The second webinar was held with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Hatem Ete and Fuat Keyman on November 2.

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Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye) 1

The Initiative and Ankara Institute Turkey initiated a new research and webinar series titled "Turkey at the Crossroads (Eşikteki Türkiye)" to understand the social, political, and economic dynamics of the transformation process that Turkey experiences closely and evaluate the interactions of social, political, and economic dynamics with national, regional, and global developments. The first webinar was held with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Hatem Ete and Fuat Keyman on October 12.

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Salgın ve Toplum - "Siyaseti Nasıl Okumalıyız: Demokrasi, Yönetim, Devlet"

Istanbul Policy Center organized the webinar Salgın ve Toplum - "Siyaseti Nasıl Okumalıyız: Demokrasi, Yönetim, Devlet" with the participation of Senem Aydın-Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Hatem Ete and Fuat Keyman on June 22.

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"Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?" with Galip Dalay and Fuat Keyman

Galip Dalay and Fuat Keyman were hosted by Pelin Oğuz at the 57th episode of “Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” program titled "Türkiye'nin Batı İkilemi" organized by the IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative in cooperation with Medyascope. 

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“Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” with Fuat Keyman and Galip Dalay

Fuat Keyman and Galip Dalay were hosted by Pelin Oğuz at the 40th episode of “Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” program titled "Biden Döneminde Türkiye-ABD İlişkileri" organized by the IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative in cooperation with Medyascope. 

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“Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” with Fuat Keyman and Galip Dalay

Fuat Keyman ve Galip Dalay were hosted by Pelin Oğuz at the 30th episode of “Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” program titled "Doğu Akdeniz'den Kafkasya’ya: Jeopolitiğin Geri Dönüşü" organized by the IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative in cooperation with Medyascope. 

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“Salgın ve Toplum” Webinar Series: “İdlib'den Libya'ya: Batı-Avrasya Sarkacında Türk Dış Politikası”

IPC organized the webinar Salgın ve Toplum - “İdlib'den Libya'ya: Batı-Avrasya Sarkacında Türk Dış Politikası” with the participation of Galip Dalay, Fuat Keyman, Senem Aydın-Düzgit and Soli Özel on June 29.

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"Salgın ve Toplum" Webinar Series: "Küreselleşme ve Dünya Düzeni: Devlet, Ekonomi, Kimlik"

IPC organized the webinar Salgın ve Toplum -  "Küreselleşme ve Dünya Düzeni: Devlet, Ekonomi, Kimlik" with the participation of Senem Aydın Düzgit, Galip Dalay, Fuat Keyman and Çağlar Keyder on April 20.

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"Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?" with Fuat Keyman and Galip Dalay

Fuat Keyman and Galip Dalay were hosted by Murat Aksoy at the 5th episode of “Nasıl bir Dünya? Nasıl bir Türkiye?” organized by the IPC-Sabancı University-Stiftung Mercator Initiative in cooperation with Medyascope.

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