Sr. Research Consultant, PRIO Cyprus
Mete Hatay is a Senior Research Consultant in the Peace Research Institute Oslo’s Cyprus Centre and has been a member of staff since its establishment in 2005. His research focuses primarily on Cyprus, where he has written widely on minorities and religion, the politics of demography, displacement, property, intra island trade and cultural heritage. Fort the past eight years he has contributed the entry on Cyprus to the Muslims in Europe Yearbook. He is co-author, with Rebecca Bryant, of the forthcoming De Facto Dreams: Building the So-Called State (University of Pennsylvania), which examines the creation of an unrecognized state in Cyprus’s north after the island’s division in 1974. His current research concerns post-conflict return and remixing, and the history and international politics of models for negotiated settlements.