Essex (The Conversation) – Turkey will soon go to the polls for the fifth time in less than four years. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced them on the same day that parliament extended the national state of emergency for the seventh time since the botched coup attempt of July 2016. Erdoğan brought these elections forward […]
Rabia Karakaya Polat
Rabia Karakaya Polat is a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Government, University of Essex. A professor of politics hailing from Turkey, her research interests span politics of technology including online political participation, digital inequalities, control of the Internet, e-government, technology discourses, technological dimension of civil-military relations, NGOs and the Internet. She is working on discourses on Syrian refugees in Turkey.