What scholarly topics and themes in your region call for cross-region comparison and dialogue?


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Angela Okune's picture
June 23, 2021
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I found this image of the Bogazici academics (source here) who moved their protesting from the rector's office to Zoom to be very powerful and indicative of successfully shifting tactics as the COVID situation in Turkey turned into full lock-down. I'm curious if there was any political convenience in the move to lock-down? In Kenya, the fact that the presidental elections are looming large (already, in advance of 2022 elections) and that particular areas (for example, the area that has traditionally always been for the opposition party) have been put on full lock-down (and other locations are not) is politically expedient...