Culture

Will Turkey's Activism for Culture change its Negative Image in

Will Turkey's Activism for Culture change its Negative Image in Europe?

But will all this activism and enthusiasm at different levels – a veritable craze for UNESCO – be...

Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018

Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018

The Jameel Prize is ‘an award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition’ and...

Art Artists and Politics No Limits for Transgression

Art, Artists and Politics: No Limits for Transgression?

It is impossible to think of artists as beings without political thoughts but when they cross the...

The Praxis of Husamettin Arslan

The Praxis of Husamettin Arslan

Arslan had said that his youth was spent in an interfile social circle due to the fact that he...

Turgut Cansever In pursuit of wisdom through architecture

Turgut Cansever: In pursuit of wisdom through architecture

Turgut Cansever's primary concern was to combine architecture with ethics that entailed a...

The Plural States of Cinema in Turkey

The Plural States of Cinema in Turkey

Yeşilçam cinema was a particular mode of filmmaking which had developed its own unique, homegrown...

Viewing Contemporary Turkey and Pakistan through Television Series

Viewing Contemporary Turkey and Pakistan through Television Series

For a century now structuralists and post-structuralists have been arguing about the...

The Journey of a Soul Ayşe Şasa

The Journey of a Soul: Ayşe Şasa

An elderly woman said "You assume that life is over, but it suddenly starts over, again and...

Turkey s Publishing Sector Making Strides

Turkey’s Publishing Sector Making Strides

The total value of the publishing market in Turkey is TL6.3 billion, which is approximately $1.8...

Third Culture Council Discusses Culture Change Globalization

Third Culture Council Discusses Culture, Change, Globalization

The third Cultural Council served as an important venue to address the issues of Turkey's...

Between Power and Opposition Humor Publication in Turkey

Between Power and Opposition: Humor Publication in Turkey

Without doubt, most humorists in Turkey are not elite but elitist and they are away from the real...

Portrait of a French Sufi on the Night of Reunion

Portrait of a French Sufi on the Night of Reunion (Şeb-i Arus): Eva de Vitray Meyerovitch

Eva de Vitray Meyerovitch died in Paris in 1999, at the age of 100. She told her friends in her...

The Plight of the Traditional Arts

The Plight of the “Traditional Arts”

Something must be done! Turkish reaction to the outcomes of industrialization, consumerism and...

The Jameel Prize in Istanbul

The Jameel Prize in Istanbul

The Jameel Prize is ‘an award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition’ and...

Turkey 2016 Black Dogs and a Vanquished Coup

Turkey 2016: Black Dogs and a Vanquished Coup

"Deccani Souls", "The Battle of Algiers" and "Staging a Revolution" remind us that contemporary...

30 Words for 30 Days of Ramadan

30 Words for 30 Days of Ramadan

Ramadan is a spiritual and reflective time for Muslims and one of enormous self-discipline in our...

From Baku to Zagreb In Search of the Lost Wisdom

From Baku to Zagreb: In Search of the Lost Wisdom

The connection between Baku and Zagreb says much about the challenges and opportunities that...