Turkey, Asia Pacific and the World…

AltayAtlı1 copyDr. Altay Atlı is an academic specialising on international political economy. He is  a research associate at the Asian studies program of Istanbul Policy Center,  and teaches courses on international political economy, international economics and comparative Asian political economy at Boğaziçi University Asian Studies Graduate Program and other universities in Istanbul.

After graduating from the German High School of Istanbul, he received a B.A. degree in economics from Boğaziçi University, an M.A. degree in international business from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, and completed his Ph.D. at the Department of Political Science and International Relations of Boğaziçi University.

Research interests of Dr. Altay Atlı cover international political economy with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region–particularly China and Southeast Asia, business in Asia-Pacific, business-government relations, economic diplomacy, sports diplomacy, the political economy of Turkish foreign policy, and Turkey’s relations with Asian countries.

Dr. Atlı provides consulting services for public and private institutions on international relations, global affairs, Chinese and Asian economies; writes a regular column for the Hong Kong based Asia Times;  appears on television programs in channels like Bloomberg, Turkish Radio Television (TRT), Kanal 24, CCTV, Channel News Asia commenting on developments in Asian economies and Turkey’s relations with Asian countries; and authors a blog on Asian current affairs.

In his leisure time, Dr. Atlı reads extensively on military history, preparing material for his web site on Turkey in the First World War.

New publication

“Turkey’s Foreign Policy Towards China: Analysis and Recommendations for Improvement”

Global Relations Forum, Istanbul, 2016.

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“Türkiye’de Çin’i Düşünmek: Ekonomik, Siyasi ve Kültürel İlişkilere Yeni Yaklaşımlar” (Thinking of China in Turkey: New Approaches to Economic, Political and Cultural Relations)
Edited by: Selçuk Esenbel, İsenbike Togan, Altay Atlı.

Boğaziçi University Press, Istanbul, 2013.