Turkey’s “unexpected allies” in Europe: i.e. Former Swedish PM Bildt…

https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/771822923380248576   https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/771825629746520065 https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/771820004098441216 https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/638694707053371392 https://twitter.com/emeyersson/status/638694218827984896 Carl Bildt'in @ecfr'ı zamanında Gülen cemaatinden fon almaya çalışmış, bak şu işe! 🙂 (Teyitli bilgi) İlgilenenler, RT lütfen — Umut Özkırımlı (@UOzkirimli) September 2, 2016   Swedish Democracy Promotion in Turkey The news coming out of Turkey these days are bleak. Earlier this week, a fifteen-year-old boy, Berkin Elvan, passed … Read more

Jussi Parikka: “Earwitnesses of a Coup Night: The Many Media Infrastructures of Social Action”

Earwitnesses of a Coup Night: The Many Media Infrastructures of Social Action The particularly cruel scenes in Ankara and Istanbul from July 15th and 16th circulated quickly. From eye witness accounts to images detached from their context, media users, viewers and readers was soon seeing the graphic depictions of what had happened with the added … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “New book – Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practice

Gorgeous book of paper airplanes collected by anthropologist Harry Smith  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow   Myths and Facts About the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology — A Group Blog by Jessica Winegar Anthropologists for the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions is pleased to extend its original series on this blog … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: R.I.P. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata

Following its massive data breach, surveillance firm Hacking Team says it will release a new spyware suite this fall  The Next Web by Abhimanyu Ghoshal Barely a week after it was hacked and had 400GB of its internal documents and product source code leaked, security firm Hacking Team says it’s ready to fight another day. Apple Could Have … Read more

Eurosphere agenda: Greeks say No #Grefenderum

Greek voters reject bailout offer  BBC News | Europe | World Edition With almost all the votes from a crucial referendum counted, Greeks overwhelmingly reject bailout terms offered by international creditors. No in Greek referendum marks profound change for Europe no matter what happens next  Open Europe blog by Raoul Ruparel No in Greek referendum marks profound … Read more

İstanbul thru Drone footage. 9 videos and İstanbul news roundup…

DRONE FOOTAGE: Police Clash at Taksim Gezi Park There is a selection of Drone footage here. Film days at Greek Consulate Istanbul With the collaboration of the Greek Film Center, the Greek Consulate in Istanbul is organizing a Contemporary Greek Cinema season at Sismanoglio Megaro until May 2015. The Beauty of Istanbul absir.net There are many beautiful … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Turkish PM denies general amnesty claims… but you never know…

He is now known to state opposite a little while later…considering the peace process and all… Turkish PM denies general amnesty claims Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has strictly ruled out comments that the government was considering a general amnesty ************ Main opposition CHP?s bill for sick prisoners rejected by ruling AKP votes A bill … Read more

“President Obama Faces Sharp Criticism on Syria Plan at G20 Summit…” US issues southeastern Turkey travel warning over threats… Syria updates…

    Turkish Government Wants to Bomb Syria: Turks Opposed PRI’s The World ?It was a distinctly neutral position from which we had our leverage,? says Professor Mehmet Ali Tugtan from Istanbul’s Bilgi University. Tugtan says Turkey was the one-stop shop for problem solving in the Middle East. ?The Israelis were coming to talk Morning … Read more