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The first part of the glossary is up!

Tweet In the glossary, you will be able to find more detailed information on institutions, terms and concepts that are specific to urban and gentrification issues in Istanbul and Turkey. It will be elaborated as we go, and updated regularly … Continue reading

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A brief history of Tarlabaşı

Tweet The History of Tarlabaşı People have been building homes and living in the Tarlabaşı area of Istanbul since 1535, when non-Muslim diplomats began to settle in the imperial Ottoman city. In 1870, after a fire consumed large swaths of … Continue reading

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SOS Istanbul comes to Tarlabaşı

Tweet The urban activist group SOS Istanbul (more about their previous activities can be found here and here)  issued a press statement on the renewal project on September 23, 2010 during a small protest on Tarlabaşı Boulevard. Whereas interest from … Continue reading

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