News & Politics
Cengiz Erişen of Istanbul's Yeditepe University on "Political Behavior and the Emotional Citizen: Participation and Reaction in Turkey" (Palgrave Macmillan), focusing on the months between the June 2015 and November 2015 elections as well as the current campaign for the snap presidential and parliamentary elections.
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Yigit Akin on the Ottoman home front during World War One
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Begum Adalet on the Cold War origins of Turkey-US ties
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Ahmet Erdi Öztürk on the rising profile of Turkey's religious affairs directorate
Halil Karaveli on a history of authoritarianism in modern Turkey
Dimitar Bechev on Turkey-Russia relations, past and present
Amy Spangler on the writing of Sevgi Soysal and running a literary agency in Istanbul
Michael Provence on the last Ottoman generation and the making of the Middle East
Jonathan Varjabedian on family letters from Anatolia to America, 1912 to 1919
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