#Anthropology – Role of Rumors in Fueling Anxieties in the Internet Age- Why Anthropologists Failed to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions

Why Anthropologists Failed to Boycott Israeli Academic Institutions Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Carole McGranahan   By: Lara Deeb and Jessica Winegar In 2016 the movement to boycott Israeli academic institutions for their involvement in the illegal occupation of Palestine both gathered significant steam and faced a huge roadblock. … Read more

EU-Turkey summit. Bowing down to increasing tyranny because of the refugee crisis?

Turkey faces criticism on press freedom at EU summit Turkey has faced criticism from EU officials and politicians over the seizure of the Zaman media group at a Brussels summit as part of efforts to implement a joint action plan on illegal migrants, while critics accuse the EU of turning a blind eye to Turkey’s worsening … Read more

#TurkeyVotes News, Online sources…

We are organizing an election watch program hosted by Public Relations and Corporate Communication MA program in İstanbul Bilgi University. Facebook event page here. Event photos and relevant stuff will be posted there. Citizens are invited to socialize and watch the game together. In the mean time, a group of my students producing special coverage at SosyalKafa.net Sosyalkafa Twitter, … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: ECHR says Swiss wrong to prosecute Turkish politician Armenian genocide denier, SOME TURKISH NATIONALISTS CLAIM THIS MEANS THERE WAS NO GENOCIDE, ass*oles as usual…

Swiss wrong to prosecute politician for denying Armenian genocide, court rules World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Agence France-Presse in Strasbourg European court of human rights said prosecution of Turkish politician Doğu Perinçek an infringement of his right to free speech Thousands of migrants enter Slovenia  BBC News | Europe | World Edition Thousands of weary migrants … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Row over Syria policy

MAIN FOCUS: Row over Syria policy | 30/09/2015 euro|topic The presidents of Russia and the United States met to discuss a policy on Syria at the start of the week. Syrian ruler Bashar al-Assad remains the main bone of contention between the two leaders. According to some commentators Putin has pushed through his strategy of including … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: [Probably a futile attempt:] “Merkel, Hollande urge unified EU response to refugee crisis

Merkel, Hollande urge unified EU response to refugee crisis  EurActiv.com A new wave of migrants began entering the European Union from Serbia Monday (24 August), as the leaders of France and Germany called for a unified response to the continent’s biggest migrant crisis since World War II. Migrants in Kos Inspire Both Hospitality and Anger in Greeks … Read more