Category: Life

Turkey day and night: music, arts, books, gastronomy, movies. An enjoyable account of social and everyday life and culture of Turkey, from music and arts festivals to gastronomy, archaeology and books.

Why do Young Turks want to leave Turkey?

For the last 30 years, I have been a professor at Boğazici University, one of the top universities in Turkey. Every year, I give letters of recommendation to good students applying for graduate study...

In Afghanistan, real losers are women

The media is overflowing with news about Afghanistan. After a twenty-year occupation, the irregular withdrawal of the United States and the re-take of power by a group that it tried to destroy is, of...