Pinar Tank

Senior Researcher

Pinar Tank (Dr.Philos, UiO) is a Turkey scholar who has published widely on Turkey’s foreign policy and is frequently used as a media commentator. More recently, she has been spearheading efforts to establish emerging powers as a research area at PRIO, including a strong focus on emerging powers as humanitarian actors.

Selected Publications:

Jumbert, Maria Gabrielsen; Kristian Hoelscher; Benjamin de Carvalho & Pinar Tank (2014) Brazil: An Aspiring Global Power, Government Gazette.

Tank, Pinar (2012) The Concept of “Rising Powers” , Policy Brief for Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF).

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