5 June 2009
ESI at SHUR conference in Rome
View from the
View from the "Altare della Patria" monument, Rome. Photo: flickr/Giampaolo Macorig

ESI analyst Ekrem Eddy Güzeldere participated in the final SHUR conference in Rome on "Human Rights in Conflict: The Role of Civil Society". SHUR is a research project funded by the European Commission. Ekrem spoke about "Civil society, human rights and the Kurdish question" on a panel with Natalie Tocci (IAI), Alper Kaliber and Valentina Scotti (Luiss).

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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