The Discursive Construction of Turkey's Role for European Energy Security: A Critical Geopolitical Perspective

This paper analyses EU-Turkey energy relations from a critical geopolitics perspective – analysing the Turkish self-perception as well as the EU’s perspective.

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Cologne, University of Cologne, March 2017, 19 p.
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PhD 1
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31/03/2017

1. Introduction
2. Geography matters – a theoretical introduction
3. Energy security in Turkey and the European Union
3.1. Turkey’s strategy
3.2. Geopolitical codes and narratives in the Turkish discourse
3.3. EU’s strategy
3.4. Through the EU’s lenses: Turkey as part of the Southern Gas Corridor
4. Concluding remarks
5. References

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