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An essay on popular perception shift of 2013 in Turkey

An essay on popular perception shift of 2013 in Turkey

By | January 9, 2014 at 2:37 pm | No comments

For Başak Güçyeter Life is a learning process. It’s the art of giving meaning to the chaos around us. The knowledge we gather during this process is not necessarily cumulative. It’s one enlightenment here, one disappointment there that make the big picture which we call...

Posted in: Featured, Opinion

The Unique Character we call Chios

The Unique Character we call Chios

By | July 25, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 9 comments

Chios looks like any other Eastern Aegean Greek island. Especially when you arrive by boat or by plane and enter Chios Town as it is the commercial and political center of the prefecture, congested roads and busy traffic welcomes you. You might even think that you have arrived...

Posted in: Featured, Greece

Author Ece Temelkuran: “For The Record”

Author Ece Temelkuran: “For The Record”

By | February 20, 2012 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments

This article was written by Ece Temelkuran as a prologue to her opus; "For The Record" in Turkish. She revisits Turkey's recent past and tells the tale of a peculiar social change from state oppression to outright fascism. "For the Record," because... The times we live in are...

Posted in: Featured, Human Rights, Opinion

“Possessions” of Armenians

By | August 11, 2010 at 4:36 pm | No comments

On his article in Today's Zaman on August 11th, 2010, Mr. Orhan Kemal Cengiz questions if the real reason why Turkish state denies Armenian genocide is in fact monetary. The fact that the state would have to pay billions for the Armenian property left in Asia Minor after the...

Posted in: Armenians, Turkey

μια κούκλα που τη λένε «Ελένη»

μια κούκλα που τη λένε «Ελένη»

By | June 17, 2010 at 10:01 pm | No comments

Έπινε αργά αργά τον τούρκικο καφέ της. Ναι ήταν ηλικιωμένη. Αλλά σταθερή σαν βράχος. Δεν ταράζονταν, δεν έτρεμε. Τα μάτια της κοιτούσαν σταθερά τη...

Posted in: Greeks, Interview

The Dilemma/2

By | May 28, 2009 at 7:31 pm | No comments

A historical look at the minority problem in Asia Minor, in the Balkans and the Middle East would show that due to the mobility of humankind in the area it goes way back. In the Classical and Hellenistic periods it did not exist because the people of the area were perceived to...

Posted in: Christians

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