Sıla Turaç Baykara is faculty member of international relations department of Izmir Demokrasi Üniversity. Assist. Prof. Dr. Baykara, has bachelor degree from Izmir University of Economics in Turkey, master’s degree from Lund University in Sweden and Ph.D. from Yeditepe University in Turkey. Assist. Prof. Dr. Baykara teaches Turkish foreign policy, international relations theory, international politicsand comparative foreign policy analysis. Her research interests are international politics, EU’s foreign policy, energy politics and regional studies.
Research Topic: The transformation of China’s soft power strategy into smart power in the Mediterranean Region
Dr. Dejan Marolov, University Goce Delcev, Macedonia
Dr. Fernando Barragán Medero, University of La Laguna, Spain
Host University: University of La Laguna