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Alp Tanju

Alp Tanju

Alp Tanju was born in Istanbul, Turkey in 1993. He attended Lycée Français Notre Dame de Sion in Istanbul, and later moved to the UK to obtain a BA in Politics and International Relations from the University of Kent. While there, he worked as Liaisons Officer to the local Amnesty International chapter helping Syrian refugees in Calais, and completed his undergraduate dissertation on the US and UN’s comparative peace-building strategies in Afghanistan. He later attended University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies in Belgium in 2016, and completed an MA in Political Communication & Strategy with a minor in International Law. During his studies, he also interned as a Research Fellow for TUSİAD’s Brussels office. His Master’s dissertation was on online political memes, their cultural significance, and their effects on shaping candidate perception in the 2016 US presidential elections. Returning to Turkey in late 2017, he currently works as Associate at GRF. He is fluent in English, Turkish, and French.