Category: SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases such as malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Oct.5.
The Yorgo Seferis Art Gallery has changed location across the street to take up more spacious quarters in a restored stone building said to have once been used as a camel stable
Category: FOLDED CORNER
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Strangeness in My Mind’ by Orhan Pamuk, translated by Ekin Oklap (Faber £20/Knopf $28, 624 pages)
Novelist Orhan Pamuk was presented with this year’s Erdal Öz Literature Prize at a special ceremony
Category: GİLA BENMAYOR
No doubt, one of the most interesting exhibitions at the 14th Istanbul Biennial organized by the Foundation for Istanbul Culture and Arts (İKSV) sponsored by Koç Holding is the house of Leon Trotsky, who lived on Büyükada, the largest of the Princes’ Islands in the Marmara Sea, in 1929.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Useless Man: Selected Stories’ by Sait Faik Abasıyanık translated by Maureen Freely and Alexander Dawe (Archipelago Books, 240 pages, $18)
Centered on how the theme of ‘saltwater’ ties Istanbul together, İKSV’s 14th Istanbul Biennial will start this weekend at real and unreal venues across the city
South African archbishop Desmond Tutu is expected to be discharged from hospital by the end of next week, his daughter said Aug. 27, as his health improves under treatment for a persistent infection
Turkish Nobel laureate novelist Orhan Pamuk has been named the recipient of this year’s Erdal Öz Literary Prize.
Former US president Jimmy Carter said Aug. 12 that recent liver surgery has shown he has cancer, and that it has spread
Category: BURAK BEKDİL
As recently as five years ago Turkey had a happy story to tell – and sell.
Category: EMRE DELİVELİ
Economics is based on a hypothetical rational (wo)man – or at least was until behavioral economics came along.
The end of peace process will have disastrous effects on Turkey’s political system and economy, said world renowned economist Daron Acemoğlu, in an interview with the Anadolu Agency
Three years after impressing critics with his debut film, ‘Beyond the Hill,’ Turkish director Emin Alper is returning to the Venice Film Film Festival with ‘Frenzy’
Economist Daron Acemoğlu, who is a Turkish economist of Armenian descent living in the U.S., has topped the most influential economists list of the Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) for his last 10 years’ of publications.
The business communities of the two sides of Cyprus have for the first time agreed to make their cooperation official by setting up the “Cyprus Business Forum,” in a sign displaying optimism for a solution which will reunite the divided island in the near future.
“Innocence of Memories,” a documentary film about Turkish Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk’s book “Museum of Innocence” and its complementary museum in Istanbul, will have its world premiere at this year’s Venice International Film Festival.
The International Monetary Fund plans to name White House economic adviser Maurice Obstfeld as its chief economist
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, celebrated her 18th birthday in Lebanon on July 12 by opening a school for Syrian refugee girls and called on world leaders to invest in "books not bullets".
The 14th Istanbul Biennial will be held between Sept 5 and Nov 1 in over 30 venues on the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus
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