Yael Navaro-Yashin

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An Impromptu Uprising: Ethnographic Reflections on the Gezi Park Protests in Turkey

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An Impromptu Uprising: Ethnographic Reflections on the Gezi Park Protests in Turkey

This Hot Spots series addresses the antigovernment protests that first sprang up in Gezi Park, Taksim, in Istanbul in the summer of 2013, and later spread to mu... More

Editorial—Breaking Memory, Spoiling Memorization: The Taksim Protests in Istanbul

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Editorial—Breaking Memory, Spoiling Memorization: The Taksim Protests in Istanbul

The government of Turkey wanted to refashion Taksim Square, the public space most symbolically representative of the foundation of the Republic of Turkey. Prime... More