In the mean time, Cyprus peace talks: “all you need to know”

Cyprus peace talks – all you need to know World news: Turkey | by Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor Rival leaders of the Mediterranean island, which has been split since 1974, are meeting in Geneva for a summit The purpose of the Geneva talks is to end the partition of the island between the predominantly Turkish … Read more

Turkey in Europe: “German school in Istanbul cancels Christmas”

‘OUTRAGEOUS!’ Germany’s fury as teachers ‘banned from even MENTIONING Christmas in class’ Usually the Istanbul Lisesi holds a small celebration for Christmas and teaches its pupils, who are both German and Turkish, about the Christian … German school in Istanbul cancels Christmas – Deutsche Welle German School in Istanbul Forced to Deny ‘Banning’ Christmas – … Read more

Anthro roundup: “Refugee sessions at the AAA in Minneapolis” #AAA2016 by @AmericanAnthro

To all: There has been a great deal of interest in refugee issues among many of us in anthropology. This is a quick, but probably not complete, list of sessions at the AAA next week in Minneapolis. There are also many, many other refugee-related papers that appear in other sessions. It will be impossible for … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “The European Commission’s new anti-leak strategy has been leaked…

The Brief: Commission’s anti-leak strategy leaks by James Crisp It’s almost too perfect. The European Commission’s new anti-leak strategy has been leaked. European refugees and Twitter open Democracy News Analysis – by Francisco Núñez, Román Martín and Aurora Labio The political parties, professions and media that were registered as the most active in the Twitter storm … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: “Bratislava EU meeting”

Bratislava EU meeting: Merkel says bloc in ‘critical situation’  BBC News | Europe | World Edition The EU is in a “critical situation”, the German chancellor says, as leaders meet to discuss ways to regain trust after the UK’s vote to leave the bloc. Debate: Can the Bratislava summit mend the EU? euro|topics The leaders of the … Read more