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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 133–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Evaggelos G. Vallianatos Speros Vryonis Jr.: The Mechanism of Catastrophe: The Turkish Pogrom of September 6–7, 1955, and the Destruction of the Greek Community of Istanbul . New York: Greekworks, 2005. 660 pages. ISBN 978-0-9747660-3-4. $75. Evaggelos G. Vallianatos holds a doctorate in...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2016) 27 (1): 71–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., yet their microfoundations and the impact on citizens remain largely unexplored. Tracing the ways in which state, economic, and individual factors interact in two drastically different URPs in Istanbul, this resident-centered approach highlights two contradictory patterns: (1) citizens' increasing...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2006) 17 (1): 141–144.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Evaggelos G. Vallianatos. In a few hours in the evening of 6 September and early 7 September 1955, guided mobs of Turks attacked savagely the Greeks of Istanbul and, by means of fire and the crowbar, left forty-five Greek communities in ruins. The Turks, in a performance remi- niscent of the 1453...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2016) 27 (2): 5–27.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Ottoman not to describe an entire society or era, as many do today, but instead to discredit the narrow political elite from whom they had recently seized power. Beginning in the 1940s and culmi- nating with the five-­hundredth anniversary of Istanbul’s conquest in 1953, Turkish politicians...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2000) 11 (3): 87–99.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Turkish Straits Yucel Guclu The Turkish Straits are a vital international waterway, particularly as the key to Istanbul and as the meeting place of Europe and Asia. In several places the straits are less than ten kilometers...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2016) 27 (2): 28–46.
Published: 01 June 2016
... civilian control in their discourses. Hakan Sahin is a lieutenant colonel in the Turkish Army. He teaches at the Turkish Army War College, Istanbul. Copyright 2016 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2016 military in Turkey political thought military intervention democratic control of...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 June 2012
... themselves and turn it toward non-­Muslim citizens and, through this law, to destroy these minorities economically and culturally in order to pro- mote ethnic homogenization.2 In this respect the Varlik Vergisi was aimed especially at such homogenization in Istanbul, the only region in the country...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2009) 20 (1): 77–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
...” refers to the leadership role of the patriarch of Istanbul (Constantinople) among Orthodox churches in fostering a supranational or cosmopolitan vision of conciliation and understanding in the Orthodox world, or “ecumene.” The meaning of ecumenicity has not remained constant throughout the ages. It...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 64–82.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., Istanbul. Copyright 2015 by Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2015 student movements Egypt Turkey students Arab Spring Challenging Secular Establishment: Student Movements in Egypt and Turkey in the 1970s Ali Erken With the expansion of mass education and an intensifying...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2006) 17 (2): 1–6.
Published: 01 June 2006
... been in Istanbul since it was founded by Saint Andrew the Apostle. It survived wars, the Crusades, invaders, and sultans but is now routinely used as a diversion by a state that proclaims its modernity when necessary but tolerates virulent demonstrations of unhealthy nationalism to co-opt...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2007) 18 (1): 135–154.
Published: 01 March 2007
... Istanbul decreased by 21,000, mainly due to forced expulsions. According to official data, the number of deported alone reached 12,000. The waves of expulsions of Greeks from Turkey predictably heightened ten- sions between the two countries and confirmed the troublesome pattern of Turkish...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2008
... faithful, and its presence in Istanbul was guaranteed by the Treaty of Lausanne. It has been there since Saint Andrew set foot there about the same time Saint Peter reached Rome. Yet it took modern Turkey to reduce it to a religious and ethnic boutique and subject its leader, Bartho- lomew I, a...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2008) 19 (3): 68–87.
Published: 01 September 2008
... countries flush with windfall profits from the unexpected high price of oil from 2005 to 2007.3 In November 2005, Prince Muhammad bin Rashid al-Makhtum of Dubai, with eighty Dubai and UAE businessmen in tow, descended on Istanbul to sign a deal to invest $300 million in an office and business...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2006) 17 (4): 13–45.
Published: 01 December 2006
... by Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians.”12 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit held in Istanbul in June 2004 confirmed Turkey’s acceptance of and eagerness to participate in the WMEI. The negotiations carried on at the summit confirmed to the Turks that NATO countries agreed to...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2014) 25 (2): 131–151.
Published: 01 June 2014
... build residential houses on it, he had been unable to convince the Istanbul municipality to rezone it. According to the prime minister, Dogan brought this matter up, asked for assistance, and threatened that, if help was not forthcoming, he would use his media outlets to smear the prime...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2004) 15 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 March 2004
... currents that have broad implications. 1. A North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit will be held in Istanbul in May 2004. It will convene just as a defining step will be needed in empowering the alliance to expand its role and scope. NATO will need the requisite instruments to remain a bulwark...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2004) 15 (4): 88–99.
Published: 01 December 2004
...Ahmet Içduygu Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2004 Ahmet Içduygu is professor of international relations at the College of Administrative Sciences and Economics, Koc University, Istanbul. Demographic Mobility and Turkey: Migration Experiences and Government Responses...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2008) 19 (4): 14–28.
Published: 01 December 2008
... problems facing the troubled Turkish accession talks. Over the years, attention has been focused on the state of human rights in Turkey, including the rights of minorities like the Greeks of Istanbul and the Kurds and the rights of the Eastern Orthodox ecumenical patriarchate. In this essay I...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2010) 21 (3): 8–15.
Published: 01 September 2010
... hundreds of years before Saint Peter’s in Rome, but in the fifteenth century five minarets were planted on top of it and ever since have pierced Istanbul’s skies. As Bob Simon noted on the Sixty Minutes broadcast of 8 December 2009, “The Patriarch does not feel very welcomed [and] the Turkish...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2016) 27 (2): 47–66.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Therefore, efficient bureaucracy in this period became synony- 4. Ibid., 11 – 2. 5. Hikmet Özdemir, Turgut Ozal: Biyografi (Istanbul: Dogan, 2014), 199 – 202. 50  Mediterranean Quarterly: June 2016 mous with people tasked with implementing projects identified by the leader rather than as...