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Institutional Information: Denizcilik, Temel Bilimler
Research Areas: Social Sciences and Humanities

Names in Publications: Kırval, Levent




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Dr. Kırval was born in Bursa, Turkey on November 1, 1976. After graduating from TED Ankara College (Turkey) in 1994, Dr. Kirval received his BSc in International Relations-Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences (High Hons) from Middle East Technical University (Ankara-Turkey) in 1998 and MSc in European Politics and Policy from The London School of Economics and Political Science-Department of Government (UK) in 2000 (MSc Thesis Title: The Development of Turkish Political Party System: How Far From Consolidation Today?), where he attended as a British Chevening/TEV Fellow. He received his PhD in Political Science from Ghent University (Belgium) in 2005 (Dissertation Title: Legitimising the European Union: Can Supranational Identity and Efficient Welfare State Policies Be The Answer?), where he attended as a Jean Monnet Fellow of the European Commission. Between 2006 and 2008, Dr. Kirval has worked as Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Political Science Department & Centre for EU Studies of Ghent University (Belgium) as a Marie-Curie Fellow (FP6/Intra-European Fellowship) of the European Commission. Currently he is working in Social Sciences Research Division of the Basic Sciences Department at Maritime Faculty of Istanbul Technical University and teaching courses/researching on International Relations, European Politics and Policy, Maritime Economics and Policy, and International Public Law.


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