Hille Hanso

Independent researcher and freelance journalist

Hille Hanso is an independent researcher and analyst, based in Istanbul. Her articles, interviews, essays, and commentaries have appeared in all media outlets in Estonia and abroad.

Her expertise and research interests include Turkish culture and language, nationalism, security and defence in the regional context, Turkish domestic and foreign policy; Estonia – Turkey relations in the 1920s and 30s, minorities and forced migration in the Middle East.

Her latest graduate degree is in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies from Istanbul Bilgi University. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia recogniszed Hille Hanso for her contribution to developing Estonian-Turkish relations in 2020.

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