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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
On the 82nd anniversary of women getting the right to vote Turkey, Erospolis takes a look at semantics around women and wonders how we can urge ‘Votes for Women’ if we continue to ‘euphemize’ the term ‘women’ by using ‘ladies’ and ‘girls’ instead
Erospolis looks at political putdowns, from British talent of irony to Turkish gift of curtness, and begs: “Leave the mothers and bottoms out of it!”
The Levantine Heritage Foundation will organize its second interdisciplinary conference, “The Levant and Europe: Shipping and Trade – Networks of People and Knowledge,” between Nov. 2 and 4 in London’s Europe House and the Hellenic Center.
Erospolis, relieved by the withdrawal of the bill that pardons men convicted of sex with underage girls if they have married them, brings some facts to the image of the ‘young wife grieving because her husband is in jail’
Most women’s groups agree that the number of women who resort to violence in self-defense has increased, and so has the public’s admiration for it. Are women, worried by the lack of legal protection, being forced to take the matter into their own hands and are courts recognizing their self-defense?
A Roman road in Antakya with ancient columns, which is currently under nine meters under the ground, will be brought back to life
Kefken Island, a first-degree archaeological site in Kocaeli’s Kandıra district which is home to structures from the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine eras, could soon begin attracting tourists as part of a new project.
The Levent Valley, home to caves and historical formations from various eras, draws tourists, nature lovers and photography aficionados
The bride-to-be sits in the middle, wearing a red Ottoman kaftan. Her friends dance around her with slow and graceful movements, carrying candles and singing together an old, traditional song about a bride’s fear before she leaves her village.
A place of outstanding natural beauty in the Black Sea province of Giresun, the Yedi Değirmenler Nature Park draws the attention of adventurers as well as culture and nature tourists
A bird paradise and a Ramsar Convention Site, Kuyucuk Lake in the eastern province of Kars is a very popular spot for both local and foreign tourists. The lake is home to tens of thousands of birds
With a new Internet broadcast initiative, Bodrum’s various sites can be viewed 24 hours a day around the world
Interest in the southwestern province of Muğla’s culture tourism has been increasing in recent years thanks to promotional works, as well as the contribution of the cinema and TV sector.
The eastern province of Bitlis’s Ahlat district, home to 8,100 monumental tombstones which are on UNESCO’s tentative list, will enter the World Heritage list in 2017, according to Ahlat Mayor Mümtaz Çoban
Şanlıurfa’s Halfeti, parts of which were inundated by the Birecik Dam, has become a magnet in the region, bucking the trend in a region better known for clashes
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