Alphan Telek

Director of Human and Social Development Program

Alphan Telek is a doctoral researcher in CERI (Centre de Recherche

Internationale) at Sciences Po Paris. He got his MA degree from the Ataturk

Institute of Modern Turkish History at Boğaziçi University and his BA degree

from Department of Political Science and International Relations at Marmara University. His research interests include neoliberalism and social class studies, left-transformation movements, political philosophy, political theory and Middle East studies. Alphan currently works as contributor at He worked as Co-director of Academic Studies and Director of Turkey Office in Political and Social Research Institute of Europe (PS:EUROPE) in 2015-2017. Alphan Telek is co-founder of İstanbul Political Research Institute (IstanPol).