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New Podcast with Zenonas Tziarras

New Podcast with Zenonas Tziarras

Wednesday, 05 May 2021

In this episode of The Conversation podcast, Dr. Zenonas Tziarras talks about Turkish foreign policy in the Eastern Mediterranean. 

What objectives does Turkey have? 

How and why is Turkish foreign policy revisionist? 

What about the conflict and the presence of non-state actors in the region? And what do Turkish actions mean for other regional players?

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Zenonas Tziarras talks about the patterns of cooperation and competition in the Eastern Mediterranean

Zenonas Tziarras talks about the patterns of cooperation and competition in the Eastern Mediterranean

Tuesday, 04 May 2021

​In this talk for Deep Dive Politics Zenonas covers the international systemic drivers and individual state interests that led to the emergence of the new security architecture in the Eastern Mediterranean. He specifically analyzes the impact of global power shifts on the regional level, Turkish foreign policy, and the factors that led to a closer cooperation among Eastern Mediterranean states. Lastly, the talk covers the prospects and challenges of regional integration.

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Harry Tzimitras on BBC World News

Harry Tzimitras on BBC World News

Following the 5+1 talks in Geneva convened by UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Thursday, 29 Apr 2021

​"Since the last talks in Crans Montana four years ago the situation on the ground has changed. Turkish Cypriots backed by Turkey are requiring a very different basis to the talks..."

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Zenonas Tziarras on Euronews

Zenonas Tziarras on Euronews

Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021

​Zenonas Tziarras comments on the new round of talks on the Cyprus Problem that are taking place in Geneva.

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2 New podcasts with Mete Hatay on Varosha and the Cyprus Youth

2 New podcasts with Mete Hatay on Varosha and the Cyprus Youth

Hosted by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Cyprus office

Tuesday, 09 Mar 2021

Varosha: Between Human Rights and Realpolitik

Last summer Turkey and the Turkish Cypriots opened up the ghost town of Varosha, a suburb of Famagusta, fenced off and uninhabited since the division of the island in 1974. In this podcast, Mete Hatay, Senior Research Consultant at the PRIO Cyprus Centre, provides interesting background information on the ghost town and discusses the political implications of the opening as well as ways forward.

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