Assist. Prof. Dr. Dilan ÇİFTÇİ

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Dr. Dilan CIFTCIwas graduated from Middle East Technical University Political Science and International Relations Department with high honor degree in 2010.

In 2011she was awarded an EU Scholarships for the Turkish Cypriot Community and spent a year at the Graduate School of Communication at the University of Amsterdam. She completed her MSc degree on Communication Sciences: Political Communication. Her thesis on Peace Journalism and News Coverage on the Annan Plan Referendum: The Role of Framing the Conflict Issues and Negotiation Process was earned with honor degree. In 2013 she was awarded a PhD scholarship from Dr. Suat Gunsel Foundation and completed her PhD on Media and Communication Studies at the Near East University in 2017. Her PhD thesis was on the Collective Memory and Media: The Case of Missing Persons Issues in Cyprus.

As a full-time lecturer since 2013, she taught different core courses such as Introduction to Communication, Political Communication and Public Opinion Research and elective courses such as Peace Journalism, Discourse in Media and Popular Culture at the Faculty of Communication at the Near East University.

Ciftci has delivered presentations at various conferences in Cyprus and Turkey. She has published articles in international journals. She prefers to work within the framework of war and peace studies on a variety of topics such as collective memory, reconciliation, negotiations and forgiveness and peace journalism.