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The Karagöz Puppets Respond to the Turkish People’s Profile Study


Have you seen the infographics from the Ipsos KMG Research and Consultancy Company’s study of the Turkish population?  If you haven’t, look at it here – it is worth checking out.  The puppets, who are now home from their sabbatical … Continue reading

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From Islamic feminism and the perfect demure nightgown to topless ladies on the beach


One day over a Turkish breakfast feast in his breezy South Boston apartment, my boyfriend invited me to visit Turkey with him.   It was mid-bite – and a delicious bite at that – fresh, white feta-like cheese with sour cherry … Continue reading

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