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Ali Rıza Taşdelen
Sociologist, Writer

Ali Rıza Taşdelen was born on December 6, 1956, in Ceyhan, Adana. He graduated from Adana Technical High School. In 1980, he moved to France, where his family lived. He received his bachelor’s degree in sociology from Lyon 2 Lumière University and his master’s degree in the same field from Paris 7 Denis Diderot University. His studies focused on the social organization of Turkish immigrants in France, Türkiye’s EU accession process, and French foreign policy. In 1987, he started working as a journalist at 2000’e Doğru magazine. His news and research articles were published in Gökyüzü, 2000’e Doğru, Yüzyıl, weekly and daily Aydınlık, and monthly Teori magazines. He worked as the representative of Ulusal Kanal and Aydınlık newspapers in France. Since 2011, he has been writing a weekly column foreign policy in the daily Aydınlık newspaper. He is the author of a book titled “From Paris Commune to the Yellow Vests: French Social Democracy,” published by Kaynak Yayınları in 2020.

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