Dilek Latif

Assoc. Prof. Dr. DİLEK LATİF

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

Telephone number +90 392 671 11 11
Extension 2249
Office CU230
Other information

U.N. Sustaınable Development Goals

Affordable and Clean Energy


  • Middle East Technical University (M.E.T.U.) Ankara / Turkey. International Relations (PhD, 2005)
  • Middle East Technical University (M.E.T.U.) Ankara / Turkey. International Relations (Master, 1999)
  • Eastern Mediterranean University (E.M.U) International Relations (Undergraduate, 1996)

Articles published in other peer reviewed international journals

  • Reconsidering ‘EU Actorness’ in Changing Geopolitics of the Eastern Mediterranean Region - 2022

Articles published in peer reviewed international journals (SCI,SSCI,Arts and Humanities)

  • Dilemmas of Religious Education, Freedom of Religion and Education in Cyprus - 2022
  • ‘Different than us’? Reciprocal perceptions of the societies in Turkey and North Cyprus - 2022
  • Beyond secular? AKP’s religious policies and societal polarization in North Cyprus - 2021
  • Considering religious education in context: politics, reform and debates among Turkish Cypriots - 2019
  • A challenging educational reform: politics of history textbook revision in North Cyprus - 2019

Papers presented in international conferences and printed as proceedings

  • “Gender and Peace in Cyprus: The Role of Women in Reconciliation”, 4th December 2021 Virtual Symposium on Cyprus- “Cyprus: From Crises to Solutions”, Ege University. - 2022

Books and books chapters published internationally

  • Islamic Religious Education in Cypriot State Schools”. Edited by Leni Franken, Bill Gent, Islamic Religious Education in Europe A Comparative Study. Routledge, 2021 - 2021
Thesis Supervision

Master Thesis Supervised

  • Omotosho Funsho Anuoluwa, student number 22016040, titled “Impact of Terrorism on Nigerian Foreign Policy".. - 2023
  • Tobias Ifeanyichukwu Nnadi, student number 22002334 titled “The EU-Africa Relations in the 21st Century: Could the EU Reposition its Relationship with Africa as a True Partnership of Equals?” - 2023
  • Samuel Akinwale Akinbami, student number 21912100 titled “The Rise of China: Could the Rise of China Be a threat to the Hegemony of the United States?” - 2023
  • International Expert for the Council of Europe Project - Observatory on History Teaching in Europe’s (OHTE) Regular Report on the State of History Teaching in Europe
  • Scholarship for participation- Balkan Summer School on Religion and Public Life (BSSRPL), “Shared Past-Contested Heritage”, CEDAR and Plovdiv University, Bulgaria. (2021)
  • National Trainer Award- of National Trainer International Training Course “Sharing European Histories”, EUROCLIO& EVENS Foundation, Netherlands. (2020)
  • Fulbright Short-Term Training Award, Cyprus-America Scholarship Program, Project theme: “Societal Reconciliation and Peace Education: New Approaches to Teach a Contested History”, Research fellow, Culture, Religion, and World Affairs (CURA), Boston University and US Institute of Peace (USIP), Washington DC/USA, July-August 2012 (2012)
Research Areas
  • International conflict resolution, peace studies, peace education
Administrative Duties
  • FEAS Course Files Coordinator (2022-ONGOING)