4 March 2008
ESI in New York: Gender and Power in Turkey

ESI senior analyst Nigar Göksel was invitited to speak about ESI's research on the changing realities of women in Turkey at an event organised by the American Turkish society in New York. In commemoration of International Women's Day on March 8, this panel discussion examined the changing gender relations and women's living conditions in the recent decades in Turkey. It addressed the political, socio-economic and cultural dimensions of the current gender regime and the diverse living conditions of women across social classes, regions, and the urban-rural divide.

Nigar Göksel presenting
Nigar Göksel presenting
View of the audience
View of the audience
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Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

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Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

You can find out more about Jonathan Lewis on his website www.jonathanlewisphoto.com