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Gezi Park Protests
Deciphering the Mindset behind the anti-Turkey Bias in European Reporting
Deciphering the Mindset behind the anti-Turkey Bias in European Reporting

Deliberately Misunderstanding Turkey 101 – a new hot pick in European journalism studies? Has fair and objective...

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Gezi Park Negotiating a New Left Identity
Gezi Park: Negotiating a New Left Identity

Unknown to most of the world only a month ago, Gezi Park –the epicenter of Turkey’s June 2013 protests- has rapidly...

Monday, July 1, 2013

Political Culture and National Identity in Conceptualising the Gezi Park
Political Culture and National Identity in Conceptualising the Gezi Park Movement

This essay interprets the Gezi Park protests that began as a local resistance to government plans to level a public park...

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The 2014 Local Elections in Turkey A Victory for Identity
The 2014 Local Elections in Turkey: A Victory for Identity Politics

The context of and the meaning conferred upon the local elections led it to be fought in a referandum-like atmosphere....

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Editor's Note Summer 2013
Editor's Note | Summer 2013

Again, momentous events are taking place in Turkey and its neighborhood. A civil unrest hit Turkey for weeks in May...

Monday, July 1, 2013

Gezi Park Protests as a Litmus Test for Mainstream Western
Gezi Park Protests as a Litmus Test for Mainstream Western Media

This article focuses on the coverage of Gezi Park protests in the mainstream western media. It analyzes the details of the...

Friday, April 1, 2016


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