Author: Ceyda Nurtsch

The Church of St Gregory in the ruined city of Ani, the capital of the Bagratid Armenian kingdom, now in eastern Turkey (photo: Filip Warwick)

Challenging Turkish history from the ground up

"The stories of our families"

The chamber music ensemble Musica Sequenza (photo: Musica Sequenza/Daniel Mulder)

Musica Sequenza Chamber Music Ensemble

Spanning times and cultures

His rapping tells the story of his family’s migration: singer Eko Fresh in concert (photo: Marc Oliver John/imago images)

60 years German-Turkish Recruitment Agreement

German-Turks take the arts by storm

Shlomit Tripp and her puppet theatre "Bubales" (source: www.bubales.de)

Shlomit Tripp‘s Puppet Theatre "Bubales“

Vibrant, Jewish, intercultural

Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan during a speech on an earlier anniversary of the coup attempt in Turkey in 2016 (photo: Reuters/Turkish Presidency)

Turkey five years after the attempted coup

"Witch hunt" focuses on Turkish artists and intellectuals

Beizar Aradini's work "To and From Home", thread on tulle, 2021 (courtesy of the artist)

Berlin: "bê welat – the unexpected storytellers" exhibition

Taking a tender look at life through the Kurdish lens

Rafik Schami (photo: Dieter Nagl/AFP)

Spotlight on bridge-builders: Rafik Schami

The story-teller from Damascus

German comedian Idil Baydar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/C. Soeder)

Spotlight on bridge builders: Comedian Idil Baydar

Counting up the cliches, Jilet Ayse tells it like it is

Omid Nouripour, foreign policy spokesman for Germany's Green Party (photo: Getty Images/S. Gallup)

Spotlight on bridge-builders: Omid Nouripour

Taking a stand against the "overemphasis of difference"

Actress Almila Bagriacik in "A Regular Woman", a film about honour-killing victim Hatun Surucu (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/NFP/M. Bothor)

Remembering victim Hatun Surucu

"A Regular Woman" – the story of an honour killing

Book launch of "Eure Heimat ist unser Albtraum" (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Germanyʹs integration debate

"Your homeland is our nightmare"

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