1-20 of 59 Search Results for

cypriot

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Book Chapter

By Yael Navaro-Yashin
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... affects described in this book in relation to space, materialities, and the environment, as well as to politics, polity, and administration. This book has made an incision into the lives of Turkish-Cypriots in northern Cyprus and beyond in a particular period. In Greek and Greek- Cypriot...
Published: 10 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373056-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... This chapter addresses theories of responsibility for violence and division in Cyprus, a country divided by a de facto cease-fire line dating to 1958 that separates Greek Cypriots to the south and Turkish Cypriots to the north. Drawing from fieldwork conducted since 2007, I trace multifarious...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... in scholarship on Cyprus.≤ Here I wish to do something different. Rather than researching conflict in the convention- ally studied fault line between Turks and Greeks or between Turkish- Cypriot and Greek-Cypriot national discourses and ideologies, I will study conflicts internal to northern Cyprus...
Published: 12 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... begin my account not through the maps (as the products of representational abstraction), but through the work (the practices) that went into their making. An officer working for the Maps Department, Kemal Bey, a Turkish- Cypriot originally from a village in southern Cyprus, described elements of...
Book Chapter

By Yael Navaro-Yashin
Published: 12 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... heavily guarded. On my first visit, I was struck by the bullet holes in the side of a hotel building in Ma˘gusa (Ammochostos in Greek; Famagusta in English) and discovered that it had previously belonged to a Greek-Cypriot and was now empty. Southward along the Ma˘gusa seashore was an entire city of...
Published: 12 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... Cyprus, such a prophecy is highly valued. ‘‘Health to your mouth Ayten said to the fortuneteller, as if she were thanking her for wishing her well. In this chapter, I study Turkish-Cypriots’ desires for jobs in state offices and reverence for administrative positions, alongside their despising of...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... Cyprus, such a prophecy is highly valued. ‘‘Health to your mouth Ayten said to the fortuneteller, as if she were thanking her for wishing her well. In this chapter, I study Turkish-Cypriots’ desires for jobs in state offices and reverence for administrative positions, alongside their despising of...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... 3. The Affects of Spatial Confinement ‘‘KLERIDES [THE GREEK-CYPRIOT LEADER] can see our flag from his win- dow said Cevat Bey, a man closely aligned with the trnc administration and active in several of its propaganda bodies. When I met with him, he and his associates had...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... what I call the dialectical relation between the legal and the illegal. International Relations from Below It would be difficult to write anthropology on Cyprus without a reference to international relations, and, indeed, much ethnographic work on both Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots is...
Book Chapter

By Yael Navaro-Yashin
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... missing people of Cyprus. In Cyprus, there are people who were made to disappear in the events of 1963 and 1974. In 1963, a number of Turkish-Cypriots were made to disappear, never to be found by their families. In 1974, numerous Greek-Cypriots disappeared, as did some Turkish- Cypriots. For an...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... 8. Home, Law, and the Uncanny ‘‘I NEVER WARMED TO THIS HOUSE said Latife Hanım, of the house she and her family had been living in since 1974 in the village of Ta¸skent (Vouno) in northern Cyprus. ‘‘It’s not our house she said. ‘‘It’s left from the Greek-Cypriots...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... were few people around: old folks whose families had moved outside the walled city (surlar içi) and workers and their families who had recently migrated from Turkey. The middle-class Turkish, Greek, and Armenian-Cypriots who once inhabited these quarters were nowhere to be seen. The border area...
Published: 12 March 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
...). There were few people around: old folks whose families had moved outside the walled city (surlar içi) and workers and their families who had recently migrated from Turkey. The middle-class Turkish, Greek, and Armenian-Cypriots who once inhabited these quarters were nowhere to be seen. The border...
Published: 10 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7305-6
... responsibility into civic engagement and endeavoring to reclaim the state as the ultimate moral agent. This chapter addresses theories of responsibility for violence and division in Cyprus, a country divided by a de facto cease-fire line dating to 1958 that separates Greek Cypriots to the south and Turkish...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... Turkish- and Greek-Cypriots before the allocation of new names by the trnc administration in northern Cyprus.≤ Returning to the beginning of the booklet, I read, on the inside cover, that it was printed by the Defense Forces (the army) in the State Printing House in 1999. The preface, written by...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... my account not through the maps (as the products of representational abstraction), but through the work (the practices) that went into their making. An officer working for the Maps Department, Kemal Bey, a Turkish- Cypriot originally from a village in southern Cyprus, described elements of this...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... they challenge Tarde’s imaginary of imita- tive or suggestible, what I call agreeable and cozy, affect? Collection 1 I am visiting a village in the Mesarya plain in northern Cyprus that used to belong to Greek-Cypriots, and is now inhabited by Turkish-Cypriots. In the village lives a man in...
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... 7. Affective Spaces, Melancholic Objects MANY OF THE TURKISH-CYPRIOTS I worked with reflected a melancholic interiority in the period when I did the research for this book in northern Cyprus. The term they often employed to express their condition, feeling, or inner state...
Published: 10 November 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372455-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7245-5
... in­de­pen­dence from ­Great Britain in 1960) and 1974 (when the cease-­fire line definitively separated the island’s populations), the government in the north reports 1,800 Turkish Cy- priots killed and 502 missing, while the government in the south reports 3,000 Greek Cypriots killed, with 1,493 missing...
Book Chapter

By Yael Navaro-Yashin
Published: 12 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395133-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9513-3
... dur- tlers, 60, 232n9; refusal of, to negoti- ing, 86–89, 101, 102, 236n20; tmt’s ate with Greek-Cypriots, 70, 234n6; growth during, 64–65; travel restric- as tmt fighter, 65; on Turkish iden- tions during, 87; Turkish aid during, tity, 52–53; uhh of, 67 87–88; un...