Garip Zamanlar – Bölüm 13: Netflix ile birleşik Evropa (8/4/2021)

Uzun zamandır pandemi nedeniyle uzaktan program yapan Evren İnançoğlu, Kemal Baykallı ve Sertaç Sonan, Garip Zamanlar'ın bu bölümünde ayni mekanda buluştular. Ortaya enfes bir bölüm çıktı. Netflix Avrupa'nın birleştirici gücü mü? Murakami mi, Ishigoro mu, hangi Japon (asıllı) yazar Nobel'i hak ediyor? Telif hakkı öldü mü, crowdfunding kaldı mı? Orhan Pamuk'un sevilen romanları ve ekip üyelerine çağrıştırdığı yazarlar. Bir günde paltodan mayoya geçilen bu günleri ünlü yönetmen David Lynch hava durumu sunduğu programında nasıl değerlendirirdi acaba?

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 21: Special guest – Dr.Sertaç Sonan on their survey on political culture in northern Cyprus (6/4/2021)

Today's episode is special as Nicosia Uncut produers Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykallı are hosting Dr. Sertaç Sonan, one of the academics behind a survey titled: “Politics and Society in North Cyprus” and published by Friedrich Ebert Foundation. The report focused on the differences and similarities between native Turkish Cypriots and Turkish immigrants who came to the island after 1974, on issues such as identity perception, attitudes towards religion, democratic values, relations with Turkey and the Cyprus problem. Particularly the findings on tendencies towards a federal solution, unitary state and annexation sparked a wide range of reactions in both communities. Click here for the full report.

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 20: EU Council conclusions, US-TR relations, carrots & sticks (27/3/2021)

Podcasting from both sides of the divide in Nicosia-Cyprus, Andromachi Sophocleous & Kemal Baykallı are producing the popular politics podcast - Nicosia Uncut. In this episode, they discuss the conclusions of the latest EU Council meeting and provide a background in the global and regional politics. While the new US Administration is trying to restore the American foreign policy around containing Russia, Turkish-American relations are likely to face various tests including the one in the East Med. Europeans are still lacking a coherent and unified foreign policy, a gap that might be filled by post-Trump USA. Cyprus, however, is still a chip in the bigger game. As the date for the informal 5+1 summit on Cyprus is fast approaching, Nicosia Uncut producers discuss various scenarios for the meeting that will take place between 27-29 April in Geneva.

Garip Zamanlar – Bölüm 12: Astor ne ister? (22/3/2021)

"...evrenin ezilmiş kedileridir Aşk." Charles Bukowski. Evren İnançoğlu, Kemal Baykallı ve Sertaç Sonan; Garip Zamanlar'ın bu bölümünde köpekler, kediler ve keçiler; Bukowski, Pamuk, Ferrante ve Fitzgerald gibi yazarlar; Norveç'te opera ve tiyatro; modern çağ pandemileri ve onların insanlığa etkileri üzerine hasbihal ettiler. Sinema sadece sinema mıdır? Ve sahi, gerçekten de Astor ne ister?

The Life Light – Επεισόδιο 9: Nama Dama – Μουσικός/ Αφηγήτρια -The world above the ceiling (16/3/2021)

Μέσα από αυτή τη συζήτηση μοιράζεται μαζί μας τη πορεία της στη δημιουργία μιας άλλης διάστασης μέσα από τη μουσική και τις ιστορίες της. Ξεδιπλώνει το πώς οι εμπειρίες της σχημάτισαν τη τέχνη της και το πώς το μονοπάτι της την οδηγεί στο να βοηθήσει με ένα μοναδικό τρόπο την ευρύτερη κοινωνία.

Nicosia Uncut – Episode 19: Internationals lead the way in CYprob amidst protests in domestic politics (11/3/2021)

In this slightly extended and longer version of Nicosia Uncut, Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykallı explain how the internationals are now in the driving seat of the Cyprus solution process. Strategic power games in the Eastern Mediterranean as well as corruption scandals, mass protests, mismanagement and decreasing legitimacy of administrations on both sides of the divide are unfolding in parallel with the attempts to put the Cyprus solution process back on its track with the upcoming 5+1 conference that will take place in Geneva between 27-29 April 2021.

Garip Zamanlar – Bölüm 11: Hayatımızın en mutlu anları (9/3/2021)

Evren İnançoğlu, Kemal Baykallı ve Sertaç Sonan'ın hazırlayıp sunduğu Garip Zamanlar'da bu haftaki mevzu eski zamanlar ve yeni hayatlar! Virüsün sosyolojik travmaları, filmi endüstrisine yansımaları, otoriterleşen dünyada otoritenin kaybı, Almanya ve dünyadaki popülizmin elitizm temalı komplo teorileri, bilimin reddi ve gelecek hayalleri bu haftaki Garip Zamanlar'da.

Buffering – Episode 11: Silently going crazy (23/2/2021)

Cypriot journalists Esra Aygın and Yiorgos Kakouris, living and working in Lisbon and Brussels respectively, are bringing you dispatches from the alternate Cypriot universe. This week they are helping you to understand the latest street protests against the government and police brutality to the south of the division line and how power struggles within the leading right-wing Turkish Cypriot political party are affecting the domestic politics, leading to changes in the cabinet in the north.

Garip Zamanlar – Bölüm 10: Hayata içkin çelişkileri Ljubljana okulunda öğretirler mi? (20/2/2021)

Garip Zamanlar'da bu hafta, popülerliğini giderek artıran podcast kavramını, dünyanın dört büyük moda etkinliğinin ve sevgililer günü kutlamasının online gerçekleştirilmesini, Slovenya'nın Balkanlarla Orta Avrupa arasında gidip gelmesini ve hayatımızın içkin bir çelişkisi olarak aşk ve cinselliği konuştuk. Geçtiğimiz Ocak'ta 7. yaşını kutlayan Garip Zamanlar'ı Evren İnançoğlu, Kemal Baykallı ve Sertaç Sonan hazırlayıp sunuyor.

Buffering – Episode 10: This is it. We solved it. (12/2/2021)

Buffering hosts are coming up with some creative ideas on how to solve the Cyprus problem. One idea has something to do with the famous Buffer Zone of Cyprus - no wonder the podcast is called "buffering" Buffering podcast is brought to you by Yiorgos Kakouris and Esra Aygın, two Cypriot journalists who live and work in Brussels and Lisbon respectively.