EU-Turkey Relations: Mental Maps and Political Interests
by prof. dr. Hakan Yilmaz
Prof. dr. Yilmaz is professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Bogazici University, Istanbul and a renowned expert in European-Turkish relations. He received his Ph.D. at the Political Science Department of Columbia University in New York City. He is interested in the culture and identity dimensions of European integration and EU-Turkish Relations; external-internal linkages in the processes of democratization. Prof. dr. Yilmaz was a partner in the international research project bEU-citizen on EU citizenship funded by the EU FP7 scheme that was led by Utrecht. In addition to his academic work, Yilmaz is a poet and an active musician (for more information, see www.hakanyilmaz.info).