two cats cuddling together on the coastline facing the sea with their backs at the background aIstanbul looks vague

Anthropology: Stray Cats and Dogs as the Most Popular Faces of Istanbul

Istanbul is best known for having a rich historical fabric and housing some of Turkey’s most important cultural and historical landmarks. However, Istanbul’s texture embeds many more stories into its body, including our stray friends: cats and dogs. Don’t get … Continue reading Anthropology: Stray Cats and Dogs as the Most Popular Faces of Istanbul

In 1948, Palestinians were forcefully displaced from their homes, creating a refugee crisis.

Century Long Conflict between Israel and Palestine Explained

Current situation The conflict between Israel and Palestine traces back to centuries of religious, ideological, and territorial strifes. According to Human Rights Watch, the discriminatory policies in Israel have amounted to a crime of apartheid (‘Apartheid’ claim, Israel and the … Continue reading Century Long Conflict between Israel and Palestine Explained

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Anthropology: Multicultural Diversity of the Historic Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire is one of the world’s biggest imperial ventures, controlling huge territory in North Africa, the Balkans, and the Middle East for five centuries. Throughout its history, it has contributed significantly to the survival of Islamic civilisation. However, … Continue reading Anthropology: Multicultural Diversity of the Historic Ottoman Empire