Tag: Turkey

Interview #11

After pursuing her academic career in the US, the only thing she wanted was to go back to her home country and carry her knowledge to young brains. She was happy to be an academic at one of the most prestigious colleges in Turkey and feeling fulfilled by serving her country in the way she […]

Interview #23

Story of a 45-year-old academic who was later dismissed from her position. Experiencing the oppressive environment of Februray 28 post-modern coup as a headscarved college student, she sees the current situation more traumatizing with heavy polarization and otherization in the society. She does not want to associate herself with the current oppressive regime and does […]

Interview #24

Story of a 75-year-old Kurdish woman, the witness of past coups, the mother of seven children who┬ásuffered from the post-coup persecutions to the deepest. With a brother who was arrested in the 1980’s coup, she still finds the 2016’s failed-coup more devastating with her sons and daughters being either dismissed, detained, or imprisoned. In her […]