Approaching the ‘Peace Process’ as a Discourse

Approaching the ‘Peace Process’ as a Discourse

Approaching the ‘Peace Process’ as a Discourse The new process of dialogue between the Turkish government and the PKK –the Kurdish group that is labelled...

Criticism to Erdoğan Goes Deeper than Trees and “Interference with Lifestyles”

Criticism to Erdoğan Goes Deeper than Trees and “Interference with Lifestyles”

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 11 Criticism to Erdoğan Goes Deeper than Trees and  “Interference with Lifestyles” Some observers explain the Gezi Park...

On the Origins and Possible Consequences of the Gezi Protests

On the Origins and Possible Consequences of the Gezi Protests

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 10 On the Origins and Possible Consequences of the Gezi Protests When the AK Party was established, it...

Erdoğan: A Religious Dictator or Rational Politician?

Erdoğan: A Religious Dictator or Rational Politician?

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 9 Erdoğan: A Religious Dictator or Rational Politician? Starting on May 27, Turkey has witnessed some of the...

Uprisings in Turkey: Preliminary Thoughts and Questions from Social Movement Theories

Uprisings in Turkey: Preliminary Thoughts and Questions from Social Movement Theories

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 8 Uprisings in Turkey: Preliminary Thoughts and Questions from Social Movement Theories Turkey has been loud for three...

A Government in Search for Legitimacy: Gezi Park and Manipulation

A Government in Search for Legitimacy: Gezi Park and Manipulation

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 7 A Government in Search for Legitimacy: Gezi Park and Manipulation This essay covers the protests started in...

Taksim Square and Gezi Park Protests: Designing a Common Present, Future, and Past

Taksim Square and Gezi Park Protests: Designing a Common Present, Future, and Past

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 6 Taksim Square and Gezi Park Protests: Designing a Common Present, Future, and Past The Taksim Square and...

‘Not a Crime nor a Sin’: Organised Political Activism as the Way Forward in Turkey

‘Not a Crime nor a Sin’: Organised Political Activism as the Way Forward in Turkey

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 5 ‘Not a Crime nor a Sin’: Organised Political Activism as the Way Forward in Turkey Gezi Park,...

The Gezi Protests: Local Struggle, Global Struggle

The Gezi Protests: Local Struggle, Global Struggle

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 4 The Gezi protests: Local Struggle, Global Struggle Now that we are on the twelfth day of the...

From the Mainstream Media to the Alternative Media: Media in Turkey and Taksim Gezi Park Protests

From the Mainstream Media to the Alternative Media: Media in Turkey and Taksim Gezi Park Protests

Gezi Park Resistance Article Series – No. 3 From the Mainstream Media to the Alternative Media: Media in Turkey and Taksim Gezi Park Protests The...