Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean
The Politics of Culture in Turkey, Greece & Cyprus Performing the Left Since the Sixties
By Laure-Anne Bernes, Hassan Bousetta, Caroline Zickgraf
August 25, 2017
The upheavals of the Arab Spring grabbed the world’s immediate attention, and concern quickly grew over their potential aftermath, with the fear that a ‘tidal wave’ of immigrants and refugees would ‘flood’ European territory. The Arab Spring has highlighted the Mediterranean as a migration region, ...
By Fatima Sadiqi
May 31, 2017
Women in the Mediterranean have helped constitute new meanings of knowledge whilst simultaneously providing a wealth of material that is now part of the knowledge archive of the area. The inception of types of knowledge that differ from the conventional necessitates a re-definition of the concept ...
By Leonidas Karakatsanis, Nikolaos Papadogiannis
March 16, 2017
Performing a political identity usually involves more than just casting a vote. For Left-wingers in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus – countries that emerged as the only non-socialist constituents of South-eastern Europe after WWII – political preference meant immersion to distinct ways of life, to ‘...
By Leonidas Karakatsanis
December 02, 2016
Turkish-Greek relations are marked by a long trajectory of enmity and tension. This book sets out to explore the ‘other side’ of that history, focusing on initiatives that have promoted contact between the two societies and encouraged rapprochement. Presenting a new critical re-description of ...
By Giorgos Charalambous, Christophoros Christophorou
December 02, 2015
The Republic of Cyprus’ social and political culture is deeply partitocratic, with a close relationship between state apparatus and the parties that influence the government’s decisions. However, little is known about the social and political implications of the above traits, and even less about ...