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Ihsan Dagi

Middle East Technical University; Carnegie Council Fellow, 2002-2003

Ihsan Dagi is an associate professor of international relations at Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, where he teaches courses on the place of human rights in international relations and the identity politics of Islamists. He was a Carnegie Council Fellow in 2002-2003.

Dagi has been involved in public debates in Turkey concerning issues of democratization, respect for human rights, and Islamist politics. He has joined in NGO activities, been published in the international media, organized conferences, and appeared on national TV. He has been awarded Fulbright, Open Society Institute, NATO, and Turkish Academy of Sciences fellowships, enabling him to carry out research at Georgetown University and Keele University. Dagi earned his Ph.D. from Lancaster University (United Kingdom) in 1993.

Last Updated: July 5, 2017

Human Rights and Democratization: Turkish Politics in the European Context,” Journal of Southern Europe and Black Sea Studies, Vol. 1, Issue 3, 2001. “Human Rights, Democratization and the European Community in Turkish Politics: The Ozal Years, 1983-1987,” in Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 37, Issue 1, 2001. “Human Rights and International Security: The Challenge for NATO in the Mediterranean,” in Mediterranean Quarterly: Journal of Global Issues, Vol.13, Issue 2, 2002. “Rethinking Human Rights, Democracy, and the West: Post-Islamists Intellectuals in Turkey" in Critique: Critical Middle Studies, Vol.13.no.2, Summer 2004.