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Yagmur Savran

Division: Peace Studies

Email: y.savran@bradford.ac.uk

Nationality: Swedish

Research Interests: Kurdish Question and Kurdish political movement in Turkey, Rojava-Northern Syria, ethnic conflict, conflict resolution, international relations, Middle East politics, state-society relations, communalism and democratic confederalism.

PhD Title: Exploring prospects and obstacles for a political solution to the Kurdish-Turkish conflict, 2007-2017

Supervisors:

Rhys Kelly and Behrooz Morvaridi

Publications:

Savran, Y. (2016) The Rojava Revolution and British Solidarity. In: Anarchist Studies, 24 (1), pp. 7-12

Savran, Y (2017) Book review of Social Ecology and Social Change, ed. Eirik Eiglad. In: Anarchist Studies, 25 (1), pp. 117-119

Conferences:

Savran, Y. (2014) The Influence of Murray Bookchin’s Radical Theories on the Kurdish Movement in Turkey and Syria. In Postgraduate Research Conference, Bradford, UK 31, October 2014.

Savran, Y. (2016) Does the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) share responsibility in the low Turkish public support for the Democratic Autonomy project? In International Turgut Özal Congress on Business, Economics, and Political Science II, Ankara, Turkey, 14-16 April 2016.

Savran, Y. (2017) Connecting Social Ecology and Positive Peace. In: Ecological Challenges, Oslo, Norway, 15-18 February 2017

Presentations:

Savran, Y. (2012) Exploring the connection between mother-tongue medium education and socioeconomic development. In PhD proposal presentations, UNRISD, Geneva, Switzerland, January 2012.

Savran, Y (2015) Representative democracy AND direct democracy: The case of the HDP in Turkey and the PYD in Rojava. In Fast Forward Festival, Plan C, Edale, UK. 19, September 2015.

Savran, Y. (2016) The Rojava revolution: An example of left convergence? In Special issue launch of Capital and Class, Left-wing Convergence, University of Birmingham, UK, 25 May 2016

Savran, Y. (2012) Exploring the connection between mother-tongue medium education and socio-economic development. In: UNRISD, Geneva, Switzerland, January 2012

Savran, Y (2015) Representative democracy AND direct democracy: The case of the HDP in Turkey and the PYD in Rojava. In: Fast Forward Festival Plan C, Edale, UK, 19 September 2015

Savran, Y. (2016) The Rojava revolution: An example of left convergence? In Special Issue launch of Capital and Class 40 (1), Left-Wing Convergence?, University of Birmingham, UK, 25 May 2016