Garip Zamanlar – Bölüm 49: Lefkoşa’da nefes aldığımız mekanlar (14/7/2023)

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Rüstem Kitabevi, Lefkoşa - Fotoğraf: Sümer Erek

Garip Zamanlar'ın bu bölümünde Evren İnançoğlu, Kemal Baykallı ve Sertaç Sonan, Lefkoşa'nın kültür sanat hayatına katkı yapan mekanları; Rüstem Kitabevi, Işık Kitabevi, Blackbird Social ve Arkhe'yi; Evren'in Danimarka ve İsveç ziyaretlerini, Kopenhag'ı Malmö'ye bağlayan köprüyü, kahve insanlarını ve çay insanlarını, Agatha Christie'yi, siyasette İngiltere ve Fransa'daki solun başarısını, Avrupa Parlamentosu seçimlerini, İran'ı ve dünya hallerini konuştular.

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Terra Nullius Cyprus – Episode 15: Filmmaker, director, producer and fabulous cultural ambassador for Cyprus. Meet Stelana Kliris (6/7/2024)

Cyprus is filled with big hearts and big emotions – a hot, sleepy island, with hot tempers! On the surface it looks ‘normal’, but below the surface are many layers, filled with history – both beautiful and painful. An island full of amazing people, with incredible stories, doing amazing things. Join social and political analyst Costa Constanti to meet Cyprus and those who live there. In the 15th episode of Terra Nullius Cyprus, meet Stelana Kliris. Born and raised in South Africa, this Cypriot of the diaspora who has ‘come home’ is taking Cyprus to audiences across the entire…

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 26: Nitsan Joy Gordon, director of the Together Beyond Words, an organization founded by Arab and Jewish peacemakers (5/7/2024)

On kaleidHERscope Nitsan Joy Gordon, author and director of the Together Beyond Words Organization ( Together Beyond Words | Healing For Peace ) speaks to Magda Zenon about the organization she helped found together with Arab and Jewish colleagues, to help empower and train women as peace builders so they can promote the understanding and healing of prejudice in Israel. She also speaks of the aim for 2024 of TBW to create an Army of Healers (therapists and group facilitators) who will run at least 60 groups all over the country in common spaces where it will be safe…

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Terra Nullius Cyprus – Episode 14: Budding politician, cultural heritage activist & peace builder. Meet Hulusi Kilim (4/7/2024)

In the 14th episode of Terra Nullius Cyprus, meet Hulusi Kilim. Hulusi is a young and refreshing activist who grew and matured through his activism in Famagusta’s medieval old town where he worked with the Bicommunal Famagusta Initiative fighting to save the historic city, and continued to drive for the reunification of Cyprus with various peace building activities. Recently he was one of very few Turkish Cypriots to stand in the European Parliament elections as a candidate for Cyprus representing a new party, Volt Cyprus, a bold move in these stagnant times for the island.

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Nicosia Uncut – Episode 54: July is the month of Cyprob (1/7/2024)

After a short break, Nicosia Uncut is back with Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykalli discussing the recent attempts of UN envoy Maria Angela Holguin with the Cypriot leaders. There isn't a lot of hope for a breakthrough for ther resumption of talks but are we going to see any result at all? A confidence building measure maybe? In the meantime, the UN bureaucracts and diplomats involved in the Cyprus problem are busy putting the last marks on the UN Secretary General's reports, for good offices and the UNFICYP, to the Security Council. Regional politics, NATO prospects for Cyprus, EU…

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Terra Nullius Cyprus – Episode 13: Talented musician, Windcraft Music Fest organizer & music teacher. Meet Elli Michael (24/6/2024)

Cyprus is filled with big hearts and big emotions - a hot, sleepy island, with hot tempers! On the surface it looks 'normal', but below the surface are many layers, filled with history - both beautiful and painful. An island full of amazing people, with incredible stories, doing amazing things. Join social and political analyst Costa Constanti to meet Cyprus and those who live there. In the 13th episode of Terra Nullius Cyprus, meet Elli Michael. Elli is a bright and talented musician, an inspirational teacher and quite a humble being. She created the exciting Windcraft movement in Cyprus,…

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 25: Tatiana Der Avedissian of Economist Impact’s World Ocean Initiative: the nexus of gender equality, climate change and peace & security (24/6/2024)

Tatiana Der Avedissian, head of business development for Economist Impact’s World Ocean Initiative, the recently appointed chief adviser and climate-justice coordinator for the 2024 meeting of the W7, and a women’s rights and gender equality engagement group within the G7 in Italy, speaks to Magda Zenon on kaleidHERscope about the development of a sustainable ocean economy and the nexus of gender equality, climate change and peace and security.

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Terra Nullius Cyprus – Episode 12: Innovative architectural heritage expert, academic, researcher and women’s needs advocate. Meet Heather Mitcheltree (21/6/2024)

In the 12th episode of Terra Nullius Cyprus, meet Heather Mitcheltree. Heather is based in Melbourne and Cambridge, and has helped conduct some very innovative architectural heritage scanning projects in the buffer zone of Cyprus. Currently she working on a PHD looking at the architectural needs of women’s refuge shelters, helping to compare and identify the key needs for women and children that most of us would never have thought of!

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 24: Jo Even Caspi, psychologist & a member of Women Wage Peace: Situation in Israel & Gaza (5/6/2024)

Jo Even Caspi, an Educational and Developmental Psychologist and a member of Women Wage Peace, speaks on kaleidHERscope about relocating to Israel from the USA in the ‘70’s, about Women Wage Peace, about setting up successful inter-group dialogues within Israel and about the situation in Israel and Gaza and the only way forward she sees.

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 23: Lorna Vassiliades, a PhD student investigating displaced heritage in solo performance (20/5/2024)

Lorna Vassiliades, a PhD student investigating displaced heritage in solo performance at Queen Mary University of London speaks to Magda Zenon on kaleidHERscope about transitioning to academia from a career in journalism, about childhood memories of Varosha and the events of ‘74, about the many identities we carry and about her upcoming events. For details about her performances in London in August 2024, please check out https://camdenfringe.com/events/the-suitcase/

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