20 September 2007
ESI in New York - Turkey looks west and the West looks back

Gerald joined a panel of leading experts to discuss Turkey's EU accession application, recent political and legislative developments in Turkey and the question of Turkey's role in Europe at an event hosted by the The Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He talked about definitions of culture and society as they impact Turkish-European relations and EU membership.

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Turkey looks west and the West looks back: Definitions of Culture and Society and the Impact on Turkish-European Relations (Speech by Gerald Knaus on 20 September 2007)
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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