Atila Eralp is conducting a series of talks in Germany and Europe under his project entitled "Understanding Turkey Talks". Public panels have been organised in Paris and Berlin and a policy brief on revitalizing Turkey-EU relations published. In 2018, further public panels are planned to take place in Cologne and Madrid.
Prof. Dr. Atila Eralp is a Senior Fellow at the Center for European Studies and Emeritus Professor in Department of International Relations at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara. He has been awarded Jean Monnet Chair on Politics of European Integration since 2002. He has been the Coordinator of Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence since 2007. He was selected as one of the twenty European Success Studies by the European Commission in 2008. His research interests include enlargement process, neighborhood policy, EU’s foreign and security policy, and Turkey-EU relationship. Professor Eralp has published numerous articles and books on these issues. Prof. Eralp coordinated and implemented various interdisciplinary EU funded research, training and communication projects.