Category Archives: By Language

Op-ed: “Turkey’s Changing Freedom Deficit”

Turkey’s Changing Freedom Deficit.” Project Syndicate, September 15, 2016.

Op-ed: “The Roots of Middle East Mistrust”

The Roots of Middle East Mistrust.” Project Syndicate, July 8, 2016.

Interview: “An Atmosphere of Repression Leads to Preference Falsification among Opinion Leaders”

with Denis Volkov, “An Atmosphere of Repression Leads to Preference Falsification among Opinion Leaders,” Institute of Modern Russia, 14 October 2015.

Op-ed: “Political Islam’s Loss of Democratic Legitimacy”

Political Islam’s Loss of Democratic Legitimacy.” Project Syndicate, August 2, 2013.

Article: “The Economic Roots of Political Underdevelopment in the Middle East: A Historical Perspective”

The Economic Roots of Political Underdevelopment in the Middle East: A Historical Perspective.” Southern Economic Journal, 78 (2012): 1086-95.

Co-edited book: Aptullah Kuran, “Selçuklular’dan Cumhuriyet’e Türkiye’de Mimarlık / Architecture in Turkey from the Seljuks to the Republic”

kuran-a-selcuklulardan-cumhuriyete-2-originalAptullah Kuran, Selçuklular’dan Cumhuriyet’e Türkiye’de Mimarlık / Architecture in Turkey from the Seljuks to the Republic, ed. by Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu, Lucienne Thys-Şenocak and Timur Kuran (İş Bank Publications, 2012), 788 pp. Table of contents + preface by Timur Kuran + Introduction by  Çiğdem Kafesçioğlu and Lucienne Thys-Şenocak.

Op-ed: “The Politics of Revolutionary Surprise”

The Politics of Revolutionary Surprise,” Project Syndicate, February 2, 2011.

Book: The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East

long divergence coverThe Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011).
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