Reclaiming reconciliation--Explaining the linkages between political reconciliation and human rights-claiming
Supervisor: Dr Glen Rangwala
College: Hughes Hall
Burcu’s empirical research examines contemporary Kurdish politics in Turkey and Iraq.
Burcu's broader research engages with human rights reform, citizenship and constitutionalisation, political theories of reconciliation, the politics of recognition and identity, and Turkey’s foreign policy in the Middle East, with particular reference to Iraq, Syria and Iran.
Burcu’s foreign policy articles have appeared in both print and online outlets such as EurasiaCritic Magazine, Syria Forward, Journal of the Institute of Strategic Thinking and the Center for Middle Eastern Strategic Studies.