Agnes Czajka

Agnes Czajka is Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the Open University in the UK. Prior to joining the Open University, she was Assistant Professor of Sociology at the American University in Cairo, and Lecturer at the Department of Sociology at the University College Cork in Ireland.

Turkey: "Everywhere is Taksim, Resistance Everywhere"

Protesters in Turkey are voicing their opposition to a democracy without democracy. Agnes Czajka and Bora Isyar analyze the build-up to the protests and the issues at stake. Taking a page out of the playbook of dictators from Damascus to Algiers, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has thus far refused any serious engagement with the thousands protesting the destruction of Gezi Park in... Continue Reading

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