Read All About It (Or Not): The Trouble with the Turkish Press

By Kate Cyr Correspondent, Masters Student in Peace & Conflict Studies Istanbul’s 2013 Gezi Park protests unearthed muddy tales of corruption, bias, and authoritarianism that powerful conglomerates and the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) would have preferred buried indefinitely. The government received global scrutiny as anyone from students to grandmothers gathered in the streets…

Shaping Safety: How Architects Can Build a Stronger Peace

By Kate Cyr Correspondent, Master Student in Peace & Conflict Studies I take my home for granted. There, I said it. Chances are you do, too, if your conception of home – like mine – does not include worrying about the daily dangers of a civil war playing out on your doorstep; the mortar shelling that has…