Suat Beylur

Suat Beylur

Deputy Director

Dr. Suat Beylur holds a PhD degree in Sociology from Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University, as well as an MA in International Relations from Hacettepe University. Prior to joining the ERI, Beylur has worked as specialist, director and adviser for the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism (YTB). Beylur’s research interests lie primarily in the areas of social change, religion-state relations, diaspora and public diplomacy activities in Central Asia and the Balkans.

Staff's Publications


December 23, 2020

Türk Devletlerinde Din-Devlet İlişkileri ve Din Eğitimi (Azerbaycan, Kazakistan, Kırgızistan, Özbekistan, Türkiye, Türkmenistan)

Yaratılıştan günümüze din, toplumlar için kritik önemi haiz kurumlardan birisi olagelmiştir. Fransız düşünür Henri Bergson bu olguyu “…günümüzde olduğu gibi geçmişte de ilimsiz, sanatsız ve felsefesiz toplumlar olmuştur. Ancak, dinsiz bir toplum asla olmamıştır…” şeklinde ifade etmektedir. Tarihin farklı dönemlerinde farklı inançlara sahip olan Türkler, İslamiyet öncesinde tek tanrı (Kök […]
December 22, 2020

An Overview of Turkey’s Policy towards the Balkans

The Balkans, which were first used by the Ottomans as a geographical and political concept, are defined as the steep land consisting of forests and mountains. Despite different views on the borders of the Balkans, according to the generally accepted approach, the peninsula, which consists of an area of 1 […]
October 25, 2020

Eurasia Outlook 2019: Economic, Social and Political Perspectives in Eurasia

Since 2015, the Eurasian Research Institute (ERI) has been presenting to the readers weekly e-bulletins that contain current economic, political, cultural, and social developments in the Eurasian region. Over the past five years, many experts, diplomats, politicians, as well as ordinary readers from Turkey, Kazakhstan, and other Eurasian countries have […]
October 24, 2020

Евразийский обзор 2019: экономические, социальные и политические перспективы Евразии

С 2015 года Евразийский научно-исследовательский институт (ЕНИИ) представляет читателям еженедельные электронные бюллетени, в которых освещаются текущие экономические, политические, культурные и социальные события в евразийском регионе. За последние пять лет многие эксперты, дипломаты, политики, а также рядовые читатели из Турции, Казахстана и других евразийских стран высоко оценили аналитические материалы, написанные нашими […]
July 13, 2020

Historical and Intellectual Basis of International Student Mobility

Traveling abroad for education and training purposes is the result of the internationalization of education, in other words, the spread of international educational activities. Even though the history of the internationalization of education within the scope of edification and missionary activities dates back to ancient times, from the methodological standpoint, […]
February 24, 2020

A Conceptual Discussion on “Descendant” And “Relative Communities” in Turkish Foreign Policy

Turkey, with historical roots dating back to Asia’s vast steppe, is the successor of the Ottoman Empire extended across the Balkans, Middle East, and Africa. Today, Turkey remains associated in the context of cultural and social relations and citizenship bonds with almost all nations and communities that were part of […]