Commentaries #19

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Some Implications of Sweden and Finland Joining NATO |Michael Gunter, Tennessee University, US |Executive Summary: Sweden and Finland’s decision to abandon their longtime, famous neutrality and apply for membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) indicates that Russian president… Continue reading

Commentaries #18

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Turkish Racism Against Kurds: Colonial Violence, Racist Slurs and Mob Attacks |Güllistan Yarkın, Independent Researcher, Istanbul |Executive Summary: This commentary focuses on how the Turkish state facilitates military urbanism as revanchist and racialized mechanisms of collective punishment to suppress grassroots… Continue reading

Commentaries #17

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Turkey’s Military Urbanism and Neocolonial Architecture in Kurdish Cities |by Diren Taş, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich – Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology |Executive Summary: This commentary focuses on how the Turkish state facilitates military urbanism as revanchist and… Continue reading

Commentaries #16

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Environmental Racism and Resistance in Kurdistan |by Pınar Dinç, Lund University |Executive Summary: Delisting the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) as a terrorist organization would be a bold, imaginative move by Turkey, the European Union (EU), and the United States (US),… Continue reading