From the Editors
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Political engagement in contemporary democracies can easily be reduced to private individuals voting separately in anonymity. Yet, politics is a state of constant negotiation, preferably where individuals are in each other’s presence to articulate their public concerns. Perhaps, as a physical space, the meydan comes closest in this day and age to what Hannah Arendt calls “space of appearance” in the polis, where being in public is synonymous with politics. Istanbul’s ...Keep Reading »
Sera Tolgay has experience working on various urban development projects at UNDP, EMBARQ Turkey, and Studio-X Istanbul. She received her B.A. from Yale University and is a Master in City Planning candidate at MIT.