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Gulay Icoz


The Author

Dr Guly Icoz is a visiting researcher at the Department of Law and Politics, Middlesex University and interested in Hungarian, Polish and Turkish politics.


Blogs on: Gulay Icoz


Billboard Politics in Hungary– Hungarian Parliamentary Elections (II)

Gulay Icoz |

Days away from the Hungarian Parliamentary Elections, Hungarian Civic Alliance (Fidesz) and United for Hungary, the opposition camps are fierce in their campaigns, particularly in the message they pass to the electorate via billboards. In this piece, I like to draw comparisons between the billboards used by Fidesz and the opposition political parties, highlight which […]

Explainer–Everything you need to know about Hungarian Parliamentary Elections (I)

Gulay Icoz |

On the 3rd of April 2022, Hungarians will walk to the Polling Stations to vote on whether to keep the autocrat or opt for the socially conservative liberal democrat. This is one of the most critical elections in Europe this year since its outcome will determine if Hungary will drift further to autocracy or opt […]

Intersection of Religion and Politics– who is on the losing side in this encounter.

Gulay Icoz |

  Over the past two months, I see that religion is playing a significant role in politics, both domestically and internationally. The UK and Ireland archbishops’ warning of the government’s  Internal Market Bill, ongoing confrontation between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the French President Emmanuel Macron over Islam and Secularism, and the Catholic Church’s […]

Online-Teaching and Learning, and Virtual Conferences in the light of a Global Pandemic

Gulay Icoz |

Since the lockdown was introduced in the UK in March 2020, some of the best scholars at the UK Universities and learned organisations like the Political Studies Association (PSA) and the academic association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) had organised several conferences and talks, mainly on different aspects of online teaching in the light of […]

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