The Post-Ottoman Space: Soft Politics and Hard Choices

Led by Pinar Tank
Jan 2012 - Mar 2013


​This one year pilot project consisted of 3 workshops and several publications that aimed to identify the most promising avenues of research collaboration on Turkey’s role in the formation of a new regional “commonwealth”. The project focused on local perceptions of Turkey’s enhanced regional role in the Caucasus, southeast Europe, Cyprus, and in particular, the Arab states.​


Book Chapter

Bryant, Rebecca (2016) Everyday Coexistence in the Post-Ottoman Space, in Post-Ottoman Coexistence: Sharing Space in the Shadow of Conflict. Oxford: Berghahn Books (1–38).

Non-refereed Journal Article

PRIO Report

Bryant, Rebecca; & Mete Hatay (2013) Soft Politics and Hard Choices: An Assessment of Turkey’s New Regional Diplomacy, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 2. Nicosia: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

PRIO Policy Brief

Baev, Pavel K. (2013) Russia and Turkey in conflict (mis)management in the Caucasus, PRIO Policy Brief, 6. Oslo: PRIO.