The nationwide coronavirus donation campaign launched by President Tayyip Erdoğan and the block placed by the Ministry of Interior over municipalities of Istanbul and Ankara in order to prevent them from holding separate donation campaigns are among salient items of this week's episode. Duvar English's editor-in-chief Cansu Çamlıbel and pollster Can Selçuki look for answers to why the Turkish government still persists in not calling a total lockdown in major cities, especially in Istanbul.
In the second episode of ‘Zeitgeist Turkey’, Duvar English’s Cansu Çamlıbel and pollster Can Selçuki talk about the the shortfalls of the economic shield package of the government and survival mode in Turkish society set off by the coronavirus outbreak. They also discuss the political implications of sudden removal of the Transport Minister from his post following mounting criticism for holding the first tender for controversial Kanal Istanbul project last week.
In the first episode of Turkey: The long view Luke Frostick talks with Director Ozan Açıktan about the TV show Atiye and Archeologist Lee Clare about the Archeological site at Göbekli Tepe.
Twice a month Luke Frostick will break away from the news cycle to take deep dives into Turkish politics and culture by talking to experts on all things in Turkey. In the first episode, Luke Frostick talks with Turkish director Ozan Açıktan about the TV show Atiye (The Gift) and Archeologist Lee Clare about the Archeological site at Göbekli Tepe.
In the first episode of ‘Zeitgeist Turkey’, Duvar English’s Cansu Çamlıbel and pollster Can Selçuki discuss the political and economic implications of the coronavirus outbreak in Turkey. How is President Erdoğan’s government managing the crisis? Is the Turkish society taking the health risks seriously?
Duvar English is pleased to announce a new series of podcasts on the state of Turkey, hosted by Cansu Çamlıbel and Can Selçuki. 'Zeitgeist Turkey' will be coming to you weekly from Istanbul. Our first episode will be online on March 23, next Monday. Stay tuned.