Danubius International Conferences, 9th International Conference The Danube - Axis of European Identity

Dobrogea and the Migration through the Prism of Turkish-Greek Model of Lausanne Treaty

Corina Maria Lenard
Last modified: 2019-06-17


This paper represents an overview of the emigration of the Turkish-Tatar population from Romania to Turkey during the interwar period. This study is focused on an analysis of howthe idea of a migration has become an immutable reality in the Romanian politics through the prism of the Turkish-Greek model. The article will explore the legal aspects of the manner of how the Lausanne Treaty of 1923 regarding the mutual exchange of population has become or not a model in regulating the Convention of the Emigration of the Turkish-Tatar Population from Dobrogea. This study is approached from a comparative juridical perspective, both in terms of similarities and legal discrepancies between the two agreements. The purpose of this article is to give insight into the manner of which the two agreements have influenced the policy of the states in the geographical area between the Aegean and the Black Sea.