Çağdaş Üngör on what Turkey and China want from Sino-Turkish relations

January 31, 2023

Turkey Book Talk #186 – Çağdaş Üngör, professor of political science and international relations at Marmara University, on Turkey-China ties. 

The conversation addresses the modern history of relations between the two countries, Turkish public perceptions of China, Ankara’s stance on China’s treatment of its Uyghur minority, and Beijing’s efforts to craft its message to Turkish public opinion.

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Üngör authored the paper “China Is Playing by Turkey’s Media Rules” for the Carnegie Endowment.

She also wrote “The ‘Chinese Vaccine’ and its Discontents: Turkey’s Public Debate on Sinovac during the COVID Crisis”, for the Middle East Institute.

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