Suat Beylur

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.

Staff's Publications


July 3, 2021

A Brief Review on Youth Policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

As of today, the population of Kazakhstan, which is approaching 19 million, has an average age of 30.7 recorded in 2020. With this average, almost half of the population of Kazakhstan, which ranks 114th in the world, is under the age of 29. The ratio of the population be-tween the […]
May 5, 2021

Eurasia Outlook 2020: Economic, Social and Political Perspectives in Eurasia

The COVID-19 pandemic that started in 2020 has affected all areas of life worldwide, bringing many changes. In brief, countries were put to great test, particularly their healthcare systems, economic structures and relations with other countries. During this period, millions of people were affected negatively in various ways. In the […]
March 12, 2021

Rethinking Global Cooperation in the Fight against the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic, which still raises many questions regarding its origin and date of spread, has continued to be a global crisis for the past year with the risks, dangers and devas-tating consequences in all areas. Although panic and fear prevalent at the beginning of the pandemic has decreased with […]
December 22, 2020

An Overview of Turkey’s Policy towards the Balkans

The Balkans, which were first used by the Ottomans as a geographical and political concept, are defined as the steep land consisting of forests and mountains. Despite different views on the borders of the Balkans, according to the generally accepted approach, the peninsula, which consists of an area of 1 […]
October 25, 2020

Eurasia Outlook 2019: Economic, Social and Political Perspectives in Eurasia

Since 2015, the Eurasian Research Institute (ERI) has been presenting to the readers weekly e-bulletins that contain current economic, political, cultural, and social developments in the Eurasian region. Over the past five years, many experts, diplomats, politicians, as well as ordinary readers from Turkey, Kazakhstan, and other Eurasian countries have […]
October 24, 2020

Евразийский обзор 2019: экономические, социальные и политические перспективы Евразии

С 2015 года Евразийский научно-исследовательский институт (ЕНИИ) представляет читателям еженедельные электронные бюллетени, в которых освещаются текущие экономические, политические, культурные и социальные события в евразийском регионе. За последние пять лет многие эксперты, дипломаты, политики, а также рядовые читатели из Турции, Казахстана и других евразийских стран высоко оценили аналитические материалы, написанные нашими […]
July 13, 2020

Historical and Intellectual Basis of International Student Mobility

Traveling abroad for education and training purposes is the result of the internationalization of education, in other words, the spread of international educational activities. Even though the history of the internationalization of education within the scope of edification and missionary activities dates back to ancient times, from the methodological standpoint, […]
February 24, 2020

A Conceptual Discussion on “Descendant” And “Relative Communities” in Turkish Foreign Policy

Turkey, with historical roots dating back to Asia’s vast steppe, is the successor of the Ottoman Empire extended across the Balkans, Middle East, and Africa. Today, Turkey remains associated in the context of cultural and social relations and citizenship bonds with almost all nations and communities that were part of […]