Media appearances

Media appearances and recorded public talks by Associate Prof. Dr Esra Özyürek, the LSE Chair for Contemporary Turkish Studies, where she discusses her latest book Being German Becoming Muslim:

Qantara, 22.07.2016:  https://en.qantara.de/content/germany-and-islam-muslims-are-already-german

Der Spiegel, 14.09.2016:  http://www.spiegel.de/panorama/gesellschaft/muslime-in-deutschland-konvertiten-erfahren-besonders-viel-abneigung-a-1111636.html

Der Spiegel, 13.09.2007:  http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/opinion-german-converts-to-islam-are-an-asset-not-a-threat-a-505586.html

National Public Radio Berlin, 23.03.2015:  http://www.nprberlin.de/post/life-berlin-esra-zy-rek-being-german-becoming-muslim#stream/0

American Academy in Berlin, 17.03.2014:  http://www.americanacademy.de/videoaudio/german-becoming-muslim/

Panel discussion on the book as part of the launch event at the LSE, 21.01.2015:  https://soundcloud.com/lsepodcasts/being-german-becoming-muslim




Interviews with Associate Prof. Dr Esra Özyürek on current affairs relating to Turkey:


June 2015, BBC World News.

Subject:  The 7 June 2015 general election in Turkey. 

https://youtu.be/lyF0bIEdufA


July 2015, BBC World News.

Subject: The suicide bomb attack that killed 32 in the border town of Suruc in southeastern Turkey.

https://youtu.be/bFGNRqnDnVM


July 2015, CNN International.

Subject:  The suicide bomb attack that killed 32 in the border town of Suruc in southeastern Turkey.

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/07/27/middleeast/turkey-isis-q--a/


October 2015, BBC World News.

Subject:  The Syrian refugee crisis and its impact on Turkey-EU relations.

https://youtu.be/9HHDtFIkb_Y


July 2016, Al Jazeera World.

Subject: Civil society, human rights, and democracy in Turkey in the wake of the failed military coup.

https://youtu.be/eLA9PPKl39o


March 2017, BBC World News.

Subject:  The 16 April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey.

https://youtu.be/hgzQ-8vT7UI


April 2017, BBC Radio 4.

Subject:  The 16 April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08m8ysr (at about 13 minutes into the programme).


April 2017, BBC World News.

Subject:  The 16 April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey.

https://youtu.be/C8LrH0mrvX4


April 2017, BBC Radio Wales.

Subject:  The 16 April 2017 constitutional referendum in Turkey.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08lvq11 (at about 7:30 minutes into the programme).


August 2017, Monocle Radio.

Subject: The cult of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (as part of a discussion on "autocracies and the personality cult").

https://monocle.com/radio/shows/the-foreign-desk/189/ (at 9:18 minutes into the programme).


September 2017, Radio Sputnik.

Subject:  Tension between EU leaders and Turkey.

https://soundcloud.com/radiosputnik/it-looks-like-the-war-in-syria-is-about-to-be-over-dr-esra-ozyurek


September 2017, Sputnik News.

Subject:  Tension between EU leaders and Turkey.

https://sputniknews.com/politics/201709101057256686-turkey-relations-france-germany-eu/

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