An Overview of Turkey’s Policy towards the Balkans

Suat Beylur

Deputy Director

Dr. Suat Beylur holds a PhD degree in Sociology from Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, as well as an MA in International Relations from Hacettepe University. Prior to joining the ERI, Beylur has worked as specialist, director and adviser for the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism (YTB). Beylur’s research interests lie primarily in the areas of social change, religion-state relations, diaspora and public diplomacy activities in Central Asia and the Balkans.