Bianca Benvenuti worked as a Junior Researcher in the Turkey & Neighbourhood programme at IAI. She holds a MA in International Relations from the University of Rome3. She was an intern at the Democratic Progress Institute in London. Prior to joining IAI, she did a six-month research at the Istanbul Policy Centre (IPC). Her research interests include EU-Turkey relations, the migration crisis, EU’s externalization policy as well as the history and politics of the Kurdish issue. She published articles for Reset-DOC, AffarInternazionali and ResearchTurkey.