Kemal Kirişci

TÜSİAD Senior Fellow & Turkey Project Director, Brookings Institution

Kemal Kirişci is the TÜSİAD Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on the United States and Europe's Turkey Project at Brookings, with an expertise in Turkish foreign policy and migration studies. Within the project, Kirişci runs the Turkey Project Policy Paper series and frequently writes on the latest developments out of Turkey.

His most recent book, “Turkey and the West: Faultlines in a Troubled Alliance,” was published by the Brookings Institution Press in November 2017. He is the co-author of the monograph "The Consequences of Chaos: Syria's Humanitarian Crisis and the Failure to Protect" (Brookings Institution Press, April 2016), which considers the long-term economic, political, and social implications of Syria's displaced and offers policy recommendations to address the humanitarian crisis.

Before joining Brookings, Kirişci was a professor of international relations and held the Jean Monnet chair in European integration in the department of political science and international relations at Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. His areas of research interest include EU-Turkish relations, U.S.-Turkish relations, Turkish foreign and trade policies, European integration, immigration issues, ethnic conflicts, and refugee movements.


Session Name Date Time Room
Syrians under temporary protection: The case of Turkey 3 October 2019 09:00 - 10:30 Emirgan 2
Sharing responsibility: Addressing the Global Compacts 2 October 2019 09:00 - 10:30 Üsküdar 3