18 November 2014
Turkey Events in Ankara and Istanbul: Beyond Chapters The Future of Turkey in Europe
Gerald Knaus speaking in Ankara. Photo: ESI
Gerald Knaus speaking in Ankara. Photo: ESI

ESI's Gerald Knaus spoke at three events on EU-Turkey relations in Ankara (at TOBB University of Economics and Technology) and Istanbul organised by the Istanbul Policy Center (IPC). Other speakers included Hannes Swoboda, former Member of the European Parliament, Mercator-IPC Senior Fellow, Burak Erdenir, Ministry for European Union Affairs of Turkey, Fuat Keyman, Istanbul Policy Center, among others.

Gerald underlined the importance of the EU-Turkey visa liberalisation process, showing that the process has the potential to improve EU-Turkey relations and revive the flagging Turkey accession process.

About us
Photo credits
Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

You can find out more about Alan Grant on his websites:
Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

You can find out more about Jonathan Lewis on his website www.jonathanlewisphoto.com