Editor-in-Chief’s Inaugural Note

Editor-in-Chief’s Inaugural Note

ResearchTurkey serves as a virtual forum for sharing information, analysis and debates relevant for enhancing our understanding of contemporary Turkey and reflecting on ways to...

Interview with Mr. Oktay Ekşi: “There is no person or institution not feeling under government pressure in Turkey”

Interview with Mr. Oktay Ekşi: “There is no person or institution not feeling under government pressure in Turkey”

As ‘Centre for Policy and Research on Turkey’ we have conducted our first interview with a doyen journalist, former lead-columnist of daily ‘Hürriyet’ and The...

Combating Violence against Women in Turkey: Where are We on the Road?

Combating Violence against Women in Turkey: Where are We on the Road?

“Violence against women is a manifestation of the historically unequal power relations between men and women, which have led to domination over and discrimination against...

US-Turkey: A Partnership on Pendulum

US-Turkey: A Partnership on Pendulum

Turkey and US can be considered as staunch allies despite several periods overshadowed by suspicions, political interventions and some collusion of interests. The relationship, firmly...

‘Nobody, Not Even the Rain, has Such Small Hands*’: The Turkish Struggle with the Marketization of Water or ‘How can you Procure Life’?

‘Nobody, Not Even the Rain, has Such Small Hands*’: The Turkish Struggle with the Marketization of Water or ‘How can you Procure Life’?

The Spanish director Iciar Bollain strikes the audience succinctly at heart and conscience with her excellent 2010 film ‘Even the Rain’, which tells the stories...