Mr Mehmet Akif Aydemir

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Educational background

I hold a BA in International Relations from Ankara University. Once I was awarded a scholarship from the Ministry of National Education, I decided to study in the United Kingdom at the School of Oriental and African Studies. I submitted my master’s dissertation which is titled “Moroccan Political Manoeuvring: Why Did Rabat Decide to Rejoin the African Union After 33 Years?” at SOAS. 

Following of received an MSc in African Politics from SOAS,University of London, I joined the Department of History at Royal Holloway University of London as a PhD Candidate in September 2021. My doctoral research, under the supervision of Dr James Baldwin and Dr Markus Daechsel, will investigate diplomatic relations and main political conflicts amongst the British Empire and the Ottoman State between 1908 and 1913.

Research interests

Diplomatic History 

Imperial History 

African Politics

 

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