Virtual Book Launch: Spyros Sofos on Turkish Politics and ‘The People’

PSA Turkish Politics Specialist Group is inviting you to its virtual book launch event in which Dr Spyros Sofos will present his new book Turkish Politics and ‘The People’ Mass Mobilisation and Populism, published by Edinburgh University Press.

The event will take place on Zoom on Thursday 8 June 2023, 13:00 – 14:00 BST.

The book will be discussed by Dr Evren Balta (Özyeğin University) and Dr Toygar Sinan Baykan (Kirklareli University).

The presentations will be followed by feedback from discussants and a Q&A session.

Registration can be made via Eventbrite.


Spyros Sofos is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE Middle East Centre.

He has previously worked as a Research Officer at the LSE Middle East Centre on the Kuwait programme Ecologies of Belonging and Exclusion: An Intersectional Analysis of Urban Citizenship in Kuwait City project. Prior to joining the LSE, he worked as Lecturer and Research Coordinator at the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University; Senior Research Fellow at Kingston University; Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Portsmouth and held visiting positions at Siena, Tartu and Istanbul Bilgi Universities.