The Declaration of Support from the Academics and Professionals in Britain for Liberties and Professional Rights in Turkey

The Declaration of Support from the Academics and Professionals in Britain for Liberties and Professional Rights in Turkey

January 2013 Open Letter in Support of Freedoms and Professional Rights in Turkey We write this letter to express our concern as Turkish academics and...

Populism

Populism

Populism Indicative Abstract: Although the concept of populism has some negative meanings such as “public complicity” or “cheap populism”, the research that is conducted pertaining...

Mustafa Balbay’s Search for Justice: Letters to the Media and His Compatriots in the United Kingdom

Mustafa Balbay’s Search for Justice: Letters to the Media and His Compatriots in the United Kingdom

TO BRITISH PRESS, Dear Colleagues, Given my journalism activities, I have been held in custody for 4 years in İstanbul-Silivri penitentiary, that processes the same...

Gained Legal Status, But Still Deprived of Real Estate:  İzmir Jewish Community

Gained Legal Status, But Still Deprived of Real Estate: İzmir Jewish Community

Jewish Community in Izmir finally (also legally) exists, but still has no real estate. Although Jews have been living in and around Izmir for more...

Redefining the Dominant Ideology

Redefining the Dominant Ideology

Herbert Marcuse starts his book One Dimensional Man by assessing the existence of an imposed “democratic unfreedom” (Marcuse, 1991: 1). Through this consented unfreedom, Marcuse...

‘Politician’ or ‘Political Scientist’? : Thinking On the Status Of a Researcher

‘Politician’ or ‘Political Scientist’? : Thinking On the Status Of a Researcher

A Long Summary of Turkish Version: A political scientist needs to be consistent. She should build her hypotheses not on an emotional basis but on...

Trip to Mersin: Leyla Erbil awarded the City of Mersin 5th Year Literature Award

Trip to Mersin: Leyla Erbil awarded the City of Mersin 5th Year Literature Award

27/11/11; 19.54 Dear Mina, I have been invited to Mersin on December 16. I am likely to be given an award of sorts and am...