#TwitterBlockinTurkey As their ugly relations with ISIS appear, Turkey’s autocrats try to start media blackout!

Turkish court issues media ban over Suruç bombing A court has ordered a publication ban on photos and videos of the deadly bombing in southeastern Turkey in the latest instance of gag orders on the media after major crises. Suruç Explosion Protesters Attacked Once Again in İstanbul Bianet :: English The police attacked Suruç Explosion protesters in … Read more

26 Aralık’ta Tarlabaşı?ndan Dijital Hikâyeler

  Tarih: 26 Aralık 2012, Çarşamba Saat: 19:00 Yer: Dolapdere Kampüsü, Sinema Salonu Tarlabaşı’nda yaşayan dört gencin Ağustos ayında Tarlabaşı Toplum Merkezi’nde Youth MODE Atölyesi’ne katılarak hazırladığı dijital hikâyeler gösterime sunulacak. Etkinlikte ayrıca, “Avrupa’yı Yeniden Hayal Etmek (Remapping Europe): Bir Remiks Projesi” adlı uluslararası sanat projesi kapsamında 18-30 yaş arası göçmenlerin katılımıyla İstanbul’da gerçekleştirilecek çalışmalar ile etkinlikler hakkında bilgi … Read more

Fréderike Geerdink explains “How to manage your money in Istanbul” and Istanbul news roundup follows…

How to manage your money in Istanbul from Journalist in Turkey, background articles, news and weblog about by Fréderike Geerdink Loads of small change in your pocket, paying with notes in bigger shops and never, never paying with a 50 lira note in a taxi? Congrats, that?s the way to do it in Istanbul! If … Read more

An interview with David Harvey in Tarlabaşı. Istanbul news roundup…

Against vested interest urbanism ? An interview with David Harvey from Tarlabaşı Istanbul by Jonathan In an interview with acclaimed theorist and activist David Harvey, he talked to us about the impact of urban renewal and gentrification, the increasing class segregation of cities, and the question of how to fight back.   How to make … Read more

the Guardians’s Cukurcuma top 10 guide, Istanbul at 79th spot in cost of living…an Istanbul news roundup

Top 10 guide to Çukurcuma, Istanbul The Guardian Istanbul’s antiques district, Çukurcuma, is now home to novelist Orhan Pamuk’s new Museum of Innocence ? explore its winding streets with Sarah Gilbert’s top     Istanbul ranks at 79th spot in cost of living Hurriyet Daily News (press release) Istanbul ranks 79 in terms of cost … Read more

vintage designed posters of Istanbul and Istanbul news roundup…

Vintage Designed Turkey Posters by Emrah Yucel from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M Mavi Boncuk |  Vintage Poster Design works of Emrah Yucel who also created many famous Hollywood film’s posters. Here is presented the biggest size of Turkey travel posters. You can find middle and small sized ones from here.All kind of usage and sharing … Read more

an Instagram photo gallery of Istanbul and news roundup…

Istanbul: As Seen By Instagram | Adventurous Kate Istanbul is an insanely photogenic city — mosques and minarets dotting the landscape, the Bosphorus so much bigger than it looks on a map, the cramped …….. Tarlabaşı Boulevard: preparing for demolition from Tarlabaşı Istanbul by Jonathan Three weeks ago the bright yellow concrete barrier blocks were … Read more

by the way, Istanbul Biennial received 110,000 visitors… an Istanbul news roundup…

Istanbul Biennial ends with 110000 visitors Hurriyet Daily News The 12th Istanbul Biennial, which provided a depiction of the universality of the human condition, ended on Nov. 13, having attracted 110000 visitors over two months. While university students visited the biennial for free, the everyday guided tours Artists take on Istanbul’s urbanization Hurriyet Daily News … Read more

Europe’s biggest courthouse opened in Istanbul today.

But that does not mean we will become Europe’s most just country:) Our authorities like the scale politics now which does not mostly correspond with respect to justice… Well not only the authorities but let’s see what the justice system, one of the most conservative institutions in Turkey, will make of this 19 floor building… … Read more

Something not right in Tarlabaşı: ?Amnesty condemns forced evictions in central Istanbul. Istanbul news roundup?

via [Tarlabaşı – Wikipedia] Amnesty condemns forced evictions in central Istanbul by ISTANBUL – Reuters City authorities in Istanbul have threatened dozens of families with eviction and some have already been forced from their homes, in a crumbling but historic neighbourhood. Tarlabaşı eviction process underway from Tarlabaşı Istanbul by Jonathan Small removal trucks dart along … Read more

Istanbul just had [felt] an earthquake..sort of powerful…

Well, our building has not collapsed but shaken well… MAP 6.0 2011/05/19 20:15:24 39.115 29.124 4.6 WESTERN TURKEY The quake center was not near Istanbul, but it was felt powerfully… here comes an Istanbul news roundup:) ******************************************* Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seen here in March 2011, has announced plans to build two new … Read more

TARLABASI TOPLUM MERKEZI’nin desteğe ihtiyacı var…

İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Göç Çalışmaları Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi (BİLGİ-GÖÇ) olarak sizi Tarlabaşı Toplum Merkezi (TTM) hakkında bilgilendirmek ve mümkünse desteğinizi istemek için rahatsız ediyoruz. Birçoğunuz en azından ismen TTM?yi biliyor. Bazılarınız ise daha önce çeşitli desteklerle TTM?nin bugüne gelmesine katkıda bulundu.  Ancak yine de çok kısa bir hatırlatma yapalım. BİLGİ-GÖÇ tarafından kurulan Tarlabaşı Toplum … Read more

A Tarlabaşı blog and an Istanbul news roundup

A blog that focuses on developments related to gentrification projects Tarlabaşı (Beyoğlu, Istanbul) started here. Istanbul, historic visit of Turkish Deputy PM to Bartholomew I AsiaNews.it Istanbul (AsiaNews) – A visit of great importance yesterday marked the conclusion of the holiday season for the Orthodox Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul Istanbul surpasses New York in cultural … Read more

Marmaray causes partial Topkapı museum closure- Istanbul news roundup

Topkapı museum partly closed due to Istanbul Marmaray work

from Hurriyet Dailynews
The Islamic Science and Technology Historical Museum at Istanbul?s Topkapı Palace will be partly closed to visitors after cracks appeared in its walls during work on the Marmaray.

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