Garip Zamanlar – Bölüm 46: Yeni bir çağın eşiğinde (20/2/2024)

Garip Zamanlar podcastın bu bölümünde Evren İnançoğlu, Kemal Baykalli ve Sertaç Sonan, teknolojik gelişmeleri, yapay zekayı, Varufakis'in aktarımıyla tarihin geldiği aşamayı, Batı değerlerini, distopik bir çağın içinde Çin'i, Rusya'yı, Amerika'yı, küreselleşmeyi; sinemada BAFTA ödüllerini, yaz insanı kış insanı ikilemini konuştular.

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 18: Susana Malcorra of GWL Voices for Change & Inclusion on why gender equality is imperative at UN level (20/2/2024)

Susana Malcorra, president and cofounder of GWL Voices for Change and Inclusion, former Argentinian foreign minister, Chief of Staff for UN SG Ban ki Moon and Co-Chair of the Crisis Group speaks on kaleidHERscope about how and why GWL Voices is gathering support from countries and leaders and committed to achieving equality and working towards ensuring that UN member states appoint the first-ever Madam Secretary-General and having women in the Presidency of the UN General Assembly. For more information about the ‘Madam Secretary-General’ and other campaigns, click here https://gwlvoices.com/

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Figure It – Episode 11 (Energy Series 2): East Med Energy and the Cyprus problem: why it is in the EU’s strategic security interests to get involved (8/2/2024)

In this 11th episode of Figure It and the second in a series of episodes devoted to energy, Sapienta Economics Director Fiona Mullen talks to Ahmet Sözen, a Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) and a veritable ‘ideas factory’ when it comes to new approaches to the Cyprus problem. Prof Sözen is also part of the Eastern Mediterranean Initiative of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) and has recently produced papers with Diplomeds on Eastern Mediterranean energy issues. In this episode we discuss the proposals put forward in these papers, such “engagement without recognition”…

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 17: Israeli peace activist Yael Treidel speaks about the political climate in Israel and the occupied territories now (6/2/2024)

Israeli peace activist Yael Treidel, who has worked with both Women Waging Peace (https://www.womenwagepeace.org.il/en/) and The Road to Recovery (https://www.allmep.org/allmep_member/road-to-recovery/) speaks to Magda Zenon on kaleidHERscope about the political climate in Israel and the occupied territories now, about how being a peace activist is not a choice but a way of life for her and about how despite the conflict in Israel, she tries to build peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians one person at a time.

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Nicosia Uncut – Episode 52: Million dollar question: What is Holguin’s endgame? (1/2/2024)

UN Secretary General's Personal Envoy on Cyprus Maria Angela Holguín Cuéllar has arrived on the island and started her work by paying a visit to the Cypriot leaders. This new initiative to revive the talks, which collapsed in Crans Montana conference in 2017, is defined as an attempt to find a "common ground" for the formal talks to start. In this episode of Nicosia Uncut, Andromachi Sophocleous and Kemal Baykalli question the endgame of this new initiative as there is no sign for the sides to shift their diametrically opposed positions. Supported by Turkey, Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar…

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 16: Huda Abu Arqoob, an expert in MENA region speaks from Hebron,West Bank about the situation in Gaza & the West Bank (24/1/2024)

Huda Abu Arqoob, a strategic advisor for women participation in conflict zones & an independent consultant on Palestine/Israel Conflict speaks to Magda Zenon on kaleidHERscope from her home in the West Bank about the situation in Gaza and the West Bank today, the mistakes made by both the Israelis and the Palestinians over the years, what the case brought before the ICJ by South Africa against Israel means for the Palestinians & where she feels the international community should be focusing.

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Garip Zamanlar – Bölüm 45: 10 yıldır ne yapıyoruz (24/1/2024)

Evren İnançoğlu, Kemal Baykallı ve Sertaç Sonan'ın hazırlayıp sunduğu Garip Zamanlar 7 Ocak 2014 tarihinde yayın hayatına başlamıştı. Gerek çevrim içi radyo programı gerekse podcast olarak devam eden yolculuklarının onuncu sene-i devriyesi nedeniyle Evren, Kemal ve Sertaç geçmişin bir muhasebesini yapıyorlar. Kemal'ın Türkçe bilmeyen konuğu Türkçe biliyor diye stüdyoya sokması, Evren'in dilinin sürçtüğü o efsane bölüm, Sertaç'ın ezber bozan çıkışları, programın dönüşümü, dünyanın değişimi ve 10 yıldır ekibi bir arada tutan bağ, tekmili birden onuncu yıl özel bölümünde.

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 15: Actress, producer, writer Nedie Antoniades & her experience performing on stage & screen in CY, UK, US, Greece (17/1/2024)

Nedie Antoniades, actress, producer, and writer with over twenty years of experience performing on stage and screen in Cyprus, UK, US, and Greece, speaks on kaleidHERscope about the Cyprus-based theatre company ‘Project Season Women’ that she co-founded to give a platform to stories and artistic projects from a female perspective, about the experience of appearing on the big screen in ‘Smyrna My Love’, a Greek production and about the hit verbatim play she co-wrote and produced, ‘Women Walk Home’.

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Terra Nullius Cyprus – Episode 6: What does Pirates of the Caribbean & Cyprus peace building have in common? A pirate from the diaspora – meet Demetris (Jimmy) Roussounis (14/1/2024)

In the fifth episode of Terra Nullius Cyprus, meet Demetris (Jimmy) Roussounis. He grew up between the UK and Cyprus and has been living some years now on the island. He was an active member of the Cypriot diaspora and coordinated a bicommunal peace building group in London. He’s passionate about developments in Akamas. He’s an established actor, his latest work includes appearances in British sitcom Stath Lets Flats. One claim to fame is his appearance in the opening scenes of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest’ as the Greek Cypriot speaking pirate fighting over a stray hat with a Turkish Cypriot speaking pirate.

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KaleidHERscope – Episode 14: Elisabeth Nauclér of the NWMN from the autonomous region of Åland discusses its unique status & minority-majority relations (5/1/2024)

Elisabeth Nauclér, a member of the Nordic Women Mediators Network from the autonomous region of Åland speaks to kaleidHERscope about the unique status of the region of Åland, about minority-majority relations from a legal and political point of view, about the meaning of the word autonomy in different contexts and about her experience having served as a legal officer with the UN in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990’s and being included in the consultations in the period leading up to Cyprus’s accession to the EU.

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