Waseem Ahad

Waseem Ahad

Waseem Ahad is a PHD Candidate at Kocaeli University. Born and brought-up in Indian Administered Kashmir, Ahad lived first 22 years of his life through Kashmir’s independence war that started in 1989. After completing his Masters in journalism from Kashmir University, Ahad moved to New Delhi to work as a journalist for The Economic Times. In 2015, Ahad moved to Turkey for his research studies in Communication Science.
Viewing Contemporary Turkey and Pakistan through Television Series

Viewing Contemporary Turkey and Pakistan through Television Series

August 14, 2017
For a century now structuralists and post-structuralists have been arguing about the arbitrariness of meaning of symbols and words; the same word or object can mean different things in different settings.
Breaking Myths Arab-Turkish Interaction and the Syrian War

Breaking Myths: Arab-Turkish Interaction and the Syrian War

May 12, 2017
It seems there are some coincidences which suggest hope lies in the future for Turkey and the people of the region. Recognizing that Turkey’s power lies in its history — when the country was at the center of an empire — Turkey is opening itself to the partners who share the same history. The Turkish government’s reification of Muslim identity, rather than ethnic, has both spatial and temporal significance.